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Senior Financial Accountant

  • 12 month contract

  • Central Melbourne location

  • Kirsten Dugan - 9604 9678

Excellent opportunity for a polished Senior Financial Accountant for 12-month contract

Your new company

A large public sector organisation based in central Melbourne.

Your new role

As Senior Financial Accountant, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Being responsible for key internal and external reporting requirements;

  • Analysing and advising on financial performance;

  • Participating in the preparation of consolidated financial statements;

  • Keeping up-to-date with Accounting standards and regulatory requirements, and communicating this information internally;

  • Liaising with external auditors to ensure audit is completed on time and to a satisfactory level;

  • Monitoring and delivering reporting on financial performance vs budget;

  • Provide advice up to Director level on financial performance for preparation of annual budgets;

  • Liaise effectively with various internal and external stakeholders, at various levels.

What you'll need to succeed

  • You will have tertiary qualifications in Finance, Accounting or related disciplines.

  • You will hold a current CA or CPA qualification.

  • Previous experience of working in a large, dynamic public or private sector organisation in a similar role.

  • Knowledge of legislative requirements relating to financial governance.

  • Proven up-to-date knowledge of Australian accounting standards.

  • High level of commercial nous and the ability to contribute to strategic and financial plans.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

What you'll get in return

  • 12 month contract, with possibility for extension.

  • Salary of around $110k package

  • Central Melbourne location with an organisation with an excellent reputation.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Kirsten Dugan on kirsten.dugan@hays.com.au or call 9604 9678.

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Date Posted
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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