Financial Accountant

Job title: Financial Accountant
Discipline: Accounting & Finance
Location: Sydney
Contract: Contract
Salary: $495
Duration: 6 months
Contact: Guy Poirier
Call: Guy
Reference: 10775

Financial Accountant | $495 incl super | 6 month contract 

  • $400-$450 per day + Super
  • 6-month contract w/immediate start 
  • Sydney CBD w/WFH 

About the company 

This NSW government agency is a major service provider who provides Financial services and related advice to other government departments and agencies. This government agency uses data and behavioural insights to drive improvements with government and providing services to stakeholders. 

About the role 

 This role will assist with processing financial payments, the preparation of financial statements, preparing materials for the Audit Office’s annual financial audit, maintain ledgers, posting journals, liaising with internal stakeholders (such as corporate finance).

Key Responsibilities 

  • Reporting and analysis of financial performance and drivers for management decision making. 
  • Establish and maintain effective financial management controls to ensure compliance with accounting standards. 
  • Assist in the monthly and yearly accounting (financial, management & budgeting) and reporting processes 
  • Assist in the preparation of annual financial statements, notes and accompanying work papers 
  • Provide expertise on financial matters and practices, accounting policies and procedures, statutory reporting, and funding matters to ensure the organisation is compliant and achieves its targets  
  • Develop, implement, and report on financial (KPI's) to ensure the organisation's financial objectives are met  
  • Develop, monitor, and review financial and/or taxation policies, procedures and practices to identify opportunities and improve efficiency, accuracy and productivity while ensuring compliance with relevant requirements and standards 

About you 

  • 5+ years’ experience in a Financial Reporting role with Statutory Reporting skills 
  • CPA/CA Qualified  
  • Knowledge of AASB or IFRS reporting standards 
  • Experience in Government or large corporate environment beneficial  
  • Systems: SAP, PRIME  
  • Intermediate Excel experience 
  • Available for immediate start 
  • Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident