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Team Lead - Finance Reporting

Job details

Location: NSW - Sydney
Discipline:
Reference: Ad-32566
Posted: 6 days ago

Job description

  • 6-month contract with possible extension
  • Government Agency based in Parramatta
  • $60ph plus super


About The Company:

My client is a leading Government agency responsible for the development of NSW communities. They promote positive change by planning projects to increase tourism and protect our environment.
 
About the Role:

My client is seeking a Team Leader to manage the Financial Reporting and oversee a team of six Accountants. This role operates with a high level of autonomy in which you will be fully accountable for the accurate content of reports and expert advice whilst simultaneously managing a team. You will be a confident decision maker who is focused heavily on collaborating with the Finance Director to implement new strategy and accounting processes.

You will lead a strong finance team with the ‘soft’ and ‘hard’ closing of financial statements and provide valid financial advice to several business units within the cluster.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Manage financial close – month end, soft and hard closing
  • Manage the internal and external reporting for the entire cluster
  • Accurately record all assets and liabilities Approve financial (including cash management and forecasting) reports, briefs and proposals
  • Prepare briefing notes and reports to present to the CFO, Finance Executive and Secretary directly
  • Communicate financial results clearly to relevant stakeholders
  • Review existing and introduce new financial policies
  • Consult Finance Director on operational issues and conflicts
  • Implement process improvement
  • Provide specialist financial advice to entities within DPE cluster
  • Recognise talent and team capability

Challenges:

  • To provide expert technical knowledge on government legislation, accounting policies and standards
  • To provide significant operational value to the government agency
  • Ensure consistent compliancy with NSW Treasury and Audit Office against strict deadlines

About You:

Personality:

  • Confidence to lead and influence a team
  • Ability to encourage professional development of staff
  • Passion to contribute new ideas and implement new government processes
  • Ability to promote and commit to great customer service
  • Collaborative attitude
  • Problem Solver
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills

Experience:

  • CPA/ CA Qualification
  • Strong display of government reporting skills
  • Proven experience with delivery to strict deadlines
  • Proven experience in the public sector

If this sounds like you, please send updated cv's through to sarah@charterhouse.com.au