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Senior Manager Financial Accounting

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Location: Sydney
Salary: 1000
Job Type: Contract
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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

Treasury
•       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 Issy@charterhouse.com.au and send me your related summary experience (coversheet) for this role.

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