Finance Officer

Job title: Finance Officer
Discipline: Accounting and Finance
Location: Newcastle
Contract: Contract
Salary: $32.50 - $40/hour + Super
Salary low: 32
Salary high: 40
Contact: Rob Francis
Call: Rob
Email: email Rob
Reference: 3270514
Job Summary
  • $32.50-$40/hour + Super
  • 6 month contract
  • Regional NSW – Paterson, Maitland NSW
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 provides quality, customer focused services to business owners and the communities across New South Wales. This organisation brings together a wide range of service and advisory functions to the residents of NSW.  
About the role  
The Finance Officer supports the full range of administrative, executive and financial support services to assist the Business and Finance team in the day to day finance and business advisory operations of the department.
Key Responsibilities
  • Develop, implement and maintain a range of administrative and business procedures to ensure effective organisational support for the LLS State Finance and LLS Business and Finance teams.
  • Provide effective delivery of day-to-day financial operations including data processing, raising purchase orders and invoice requests, goods receipting, debt management, expenses claims and acquittals, and taking initiative to follow up exceptions as necessary.
  • Generate reports to meet decision support and compliance requirements within required timeframes.
  • Conduct and review monthly reconciliations of general ledger accounts and proactively investigate anomalies and take corrective action.
  • Assist with month and year end processing and close procedures including the review and processing of accrual, prepayment, recurring and other journals.
  • Undertake a range of administrative and office management functions including records management, mail management and financial management services and reports to support the smooth running of the office.
About you  
  • 2 years’ experience in Accounts and/or Finance Officer roles or similar.
  • Government experience highly regarded
  • Experience with SAP essential
  • Available for immediate start
  • Intermediate knowledge of excel
  • Formal qualifications Certificate lll in Accounting or a related discipline and/or experience deemed equivalent.
  • Proficiency in Month end close, Year-end close, invoice processing and accruals