Finance Officer

Job details

Location: ACT - Canberra
Reference: Ad-52943
Posted: about 2 months ago

Job description

About the Company 
My client, a department within the public sector. based in Central Canberra , requires an experienced Accounting/Finance Officer  join a large team and to take control of their Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable / general ledger. 
The role is based within a friendly and diverse team reports to the Finance Manager. 

About the role: (not limited to)

  • Management of purchasing and accounts payable and receivable functions, including quality assurance, and manage the processing and payments in conjunction with Shared Services Centre.
  • End-to-end AP duties including queries  
  • Accounts receivable 
  • GST Calculations
  • Contribution to financial reports
  • Work alongside various stakeholders in the business and government agencies whilst working to service level agreements
  • Recommend information and provide support to senior management and procurement regards supplier contracts & cash flow.

You will have:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience of an Accounts Payable/Receivable port folio and its end-to-end functions
  • Experience in working in a government department,  or a similar role within a large organisation or company 
  • Demonstrated understanding of GST 
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute towards financial reporting 
  • The ability to stay calm under pressure
  • The ability to communicate clearly and professionally in both written and verbal form with all stakeholders 
  • Helpful and patient demeanour when dealing with stakeholders
  • Previous large ERP system usage - preferably Technology One 
  • Intermediate to Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Packages 
  • A current (recent) Police Check 


  • Fantastic team culture 
  • Positive and approachable leadership team
  • Ethical, diverse and friendly environment
  • Opportunity to work in a progressive environment


  • Good office environment and on-site facilities 
  • Direct access to public transport
  • Pay rate $30-37 per hour (plus super) 

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