Senior Accountant

Job details

Location: NSW - Sydney
Salary: $550-700pd + super
Reference: Ad-48474
Posted: 9 months ago

Job description

About the Company:

This is a central agency of NSW government which sits more than 30 agencies and entities within it. Key projects include leading bushfire relief efforts, the workers comp system and introducing rebates to ease cost of living. There is a huge focus on improving customer service within each program where they strive to deliver a more efficient digital experience and further engage the community.

About the Role:

Reporting into the Finance Director you are responsible for managing financial and management accounting services including the development and implementation of financial plans, savings initiatives and strategies, financial analysis and reporting. The role also contributes to the development, implementation and maintenance of financial policies, procedures and practices that facilitate and contribute to improving financial reporting and related financial systems within the organisation.

  • Prepare and deliver regular reporting and analysis of organisation's financial performance and drivers
  • Establish and maintain effective financial management controls to ensure compliance with accounting standards, NSW Treasury guidelines and contemporary accounting practices
  • Provide specialist technical advice, support and training on financial matters and practices, accounting policies and procedures, statutory reporting, and funding matters
  • Develop, implement and report on financial key performance indicators (KPI's)
  • Undertake financial analysis including recommendations for investment strategies and the impact on net costs for initiatives and projects for business units to ensure financial and commercial viability and optimal return on investments
  • Manage the preparation of the organisation’s submissions to ensure requirements are achieved on time to the expected standard
  • Partner with Finance colleagues to review and implement changes to accounting policies, procedures and guidelines and educate clients in their application
  • Develop, monitor and review financial and/or taxation policies, procedures and practices

About You:

  • CA/ CPA Qualification
  • 7+ years experience in accounting 
  • Previous management and financial accounting experience
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills and ability to oversee entire business units
  • SAP preferred

Key Challenges:

  • Managing interdependencies and balancing competing demands in line with agreed targets and expected level of quality to ensure function and business objectives are achieved
  • Ensuring the delivery of quality client services by keeping up to date with changing legislative, financial, technological and business requirements in a complex regulatory environment

If this sounds like you then please click 'apply' or send across your updated cv to

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