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Finance Analyst

Finance Analyst

Job Title: Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Nov 2021
Reference: 2211ALI
Contact Name: Amanda Li
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 22, 2021 14:04

Job Description

The opportunity
This Local Council needs a Finance Analyst with a strong background in Fixed Assets to come in and assist the team while they go through a digital transformation within the council. Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will be supporting a large team on budgeting and forecasting as well as emphasis on asset works.
  • Local Council in the Western Suburbs
  • 3-months temporary basis, chance of extension after
  • $50 p/hour + super
What you’ll deliver
  • Fixed Assets – capitalization, revaluation, creating new processes
  • Assisting with the budgets and forecasts that will align to the Council’s Financial Plan in accordance to Australian Accounting Standards and Council policies
  • Providing financial advice, assistance and training to other Council business units
What you’ll bring
  • Tertiary qualification in Commerce/Accounting
  • CPA or CA qualified, or undertaking
  • Demonstrated experience in accounting, with exposure to budgeting, forecasting, internal and external reporting, taxation, cash management and auditing
  • Ability to understand and interpret legislations, Acts and Accounting standards, especially Accounting Standard 116
  • Well developed IT skills to navigate council systems, Oracle experience ideal but not necessary
  • Initial 3-month opportunity with a chance for a longer extension after
  • Contributing to the growth and transformation to the council
  • Hybrid work arrangement
Next steps
For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity or other Finance positions within Local Government, please contact Amanda Li on (03) 8535 3111.
Apply with your CV in Word format by clicking on the link.