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Management Accountant

Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne
Start Date: Monday 18th January
Reference: BRE0102
Contact Name: Bryony Reid
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 11, 2021 15:46

Job Description

Public Sector People (PSP) are currently looking to speak to a Management Accountant to join a Local Government on a temporary basis.
  • Monday 18th January – Wednesday 30th June
  • South Eastern Suburbs
  • $41.07 per hour plus super 
Key Responsibilities: 
  • Provide professional and technical advice to Department Managers and Coordinators on day to day financial management and reporting.
  • Meet with business units on a monthly basis and evaluate actual performance against budget identifying trends and projections to maximise resource utilisation.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement in financial processes to improve the performance of the Financial & Corporate Reporting Department.
  • Assist in the preparation of Council’s annual and mid-year budgets.
  • Prepare and monitor Department’s financial KPI’s where applicable on an ongoing basis.
  • Prepare and assist with the completion of various funding acquittals as requested in consultation with the relevant Department who were in receipt of the grant.
  • Analysis and rectification where required of monthly accrual journals and relevant balance sheet accounts.
  • Undertake financial analysis, benchmarking, financial modelling, cost benefit analysis and ad hoc reports as required.
Requirements Include:

The following qualifications and/or experience are required for the position:
  • A degree in Accounting or related discipline or several years relevant experience in an accounting position.
  • Demonstrated experience with budgetary and costing procedures in a similar sized organisation.
  • Eligibility for membership of CPA Australia (or equivalent) or substantial accounting experience in a medium sized business organisation, or equivalent
  • Police Check 
  • Working with Children Check (Employment)
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.


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