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Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne
Start Date: 1st March
Reference: BRE0209
Contact Name: Bryony Reid
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 17, 2021 10:01

Job Description

Public Sector People (PSP) are currently looking to speak to an experienced Financial Accountant to join a Local Government on a temporary basis.
  • 1st March - 29th May 
  • South Eastern Suburbs
  • $61.97 to $69.43 per hour plus super
Key Responsibilities: 
  • Ensuring that Council’s financial reporting is of a high quality and complies with statutory reporting requirements under various Acts and accounting conventions, namely the Local Government Act and Australian Accounting Standards.
  • Ensuring and maintaining the accuracy and integrity of Council’s
  • financial information and data.
    Responsible for treasury management, including Council’s borrowings, investments, cashflow management and bank reconciliation function.
  • Providing high level financial advice and analysis including, but not limited to, financial modelling, accounting standard compliance and taxation as it relates to Council.
Requirements Include:

The following qualifications and/or experience are required for the position:
  • Degree in accounting or business.
  • CPA/CA qualification.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in accounting or finance in a senior position.
  • Experience in computerised financial systems or information systems.
  • Experience with managing year end statutory reporting/ auditing processes in large, complex organisations.
  • Experience in treasury and finance accounting, with exposure to Local Government regulations or similar.
  • National Criminal History check
  • Working with Children Check
Get in touch for more information!

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity or other positions within Local Government, please contact Bryony Reid on (03) 8535 3111.