Senior Manager Financial Accounting

Job details

Location: Sydney
Salary: 1000
Job Type: Contract
Reference: 109985
Posted: about 2 months ago

Job description

Senior Manager in Financial Accounting | NSW State Government | ASAP - Oct 2024 potential Extension 

  • $1000 per day + Super 
  • CBD & WFH Options available 
  • May lead long-term 
  • Reporting to CFO

About the role:

Financial Year End (including early close)
•       Review of financial statements (early close and final), maybe some preparation and edits
•       Preparation and management of timetables and task allocations to ensure all items are completed by required timeframes
•       Liaison with the Auditors, management of all information requests and maintaining the relationship 
•       Preparation of Audit & Risk Committee (ARC) papers related to financial year end (preparation, early close, draft full year and final)
•       Collation of financial information for the annual report (including ensuring consistency with any information also within financial statements)

Balance sheet management and ad-hoc
•       Month end journal review and approval (eg leases and other balance sheet items)
•       Responsible for management of the general ledger (in particular balance sheet accounts)
•       Month end processes including reviewing reconciliations and ensuring no long outstanding reconciling items
•       Manage consultants disclosures and reporting in operating costs
•       General ledger chart of accounts maintenance

•       Monitoring of Treasury announcements and changes in accounting standards
•       Completion of all required Treasury returns
•       Participation in any communities of practice focussed on financial accounting and reporting issues

Financial policies and procedures
•       Ensure appropriate policies are in place for key accounting treatments (utilise or leverage departmental policies where applicable)
•       Review and propose approach for any emerging accounting issues including drafting accounting papers or file notes as required
•       Ensure complex transactions are accounted for in accordance with accounting standards and policies (eg service concession assets, revenue recognition etc)
•       Liaise with accounting advisors on treatment and technical issues and also work with technical accounting team and the Auditors

Preferred skills/qualities:

  • Great communication skills with CA or CPA
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and relationship maintaining skills 
  • Strong background in Financial Accounting ad hoc duties 
  • Large Infrastructure, construction, BIG 4 or NSW Government experienced candidate are preferred 

If you are interested in this role please APPLY today here on seek or email me at and send me your related summary experience (coversheet) for this role.

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