Accountant

Job title: Accountant
Discipline: Accounting and Finance
Location: Sydney CBD, Sydney, New South Wales
Contract: Contract
Salary: $450-$500/day + Super
Salary low: 450
Salary high: 500
Contact: Rob Francis
Call: Rob
Email: email Rob
Reference: 3302177
Job Summary
  • $450-$500/day + Super
  • North Sydney location/WFH
  • 5-month contract w/ potential extension
About the company  
This NSW government agency is a major service provider who strives to deliver a more consistent and efficient experience within government. This government agency aims to create a better infrastructure system, one that is fundamentally designed around the needs and expectations of customers, communities and the economy.


About the role
The Financial Accountant is responsible for providing a broad range of financial management services to meet internal and external reporting requirements, statutory compliance requirements.

Key accountabilities
  • Implement new accounting standards on leasing and revenue 
  • Provide critical and predictive financial analysis to support business decisions 
  • Develop and sustain business relationships 
  • Support achievement of business outcomes by delivering financial advice to staff and managers.
  • Contribute to effective and flexible delivery of financial management services
  • Contribute to the achievement of financial management business outcomes by participating and /or leading project teams in annual and business improvement projects.
  • Understand the customer’s focus and business drivers and be able to interpret the impact of financial decisions and policy on the customer.
  • Implementing and monitoring financial policies, guidelines and business rules.
  • Prepare financial data inputs and commentary to produce reliable and robust financial information; including financial statements, Treasury submissions and inputs to Audit & Risk Committee Meeting papers.
  • Provide financial analysis to ensure integrity of financial data or identify risk areas.
  • Prepare briefings and options papers on technical matters for consideration by Senior Managers.
  • Contribute to the achievement of financial management business outcomes by participating and/or leading project teams, annual and business improvement projects.
  • Understand the customer’s focus and business drivers and be able to interpret the impact of financial decisions and policy on the customer.
About you
  • 4+ years' experience as Financial Accountant in complex working environment 
  • Experience using SAP
  • Available for immediate start
  • CPA/CA Qualified
  • Financial and Statutory Reporting Experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.