Financial Services Accountant

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Work type: Full time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Finance

Financial Services Accountant

Permanent Full Time (Flexible) 

Band 7 $97,402 - $108,990 + Super + RDO

A fantastic opportunity exists for an experienced finance professional to join a highly motivated and driven team, and play a hands on role in the transformation of the Finance function at Yarra City Council.  

Yarra City Council is a dynamic and progressive organisation and we aim to make a positive difference in people's lives by continually improving our service to the community.

As a key member of the finance team, the Financial Services Accountant will be responsible for supporting the delivery of high quality, efficient and accurate Financial Accounting and Statutory Reporting.

With a key focus on the preparation of high quality monthly balance sheet reconciliations and reporting, strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritise workloads in a fast paced and challenging environment will be crucial to your success in this role.

You will also have the opportunity to play a valuable role in shaping the strategic direction of Council’s finance function, and make a valuable contribution to redefining our value-add and customer focused approach to service delivery.  

In order to be successful in this role you will need:

  • Strong financial accounting and statutory reporting experience, with a good understanding of the application of Australian Accounting Standards;
  • Strong experience in the timely and accurate preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations;
  • Strong understanding of internal controls and ability to provide support in the development of key processes and procedures governing the finance function;
  • Sound knowledge of Australian tax legislation particularly Goods and Service Tax (GST) and Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT);
  • Experience providing high levels of customer service to internal and external stakeholders;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication, organisation, time management and negotiation skills.

For further information see the Position Description below or contact Mark Montague, Deputy Chief Financial Officer on 9205 5506.

Download File Financial Services Accountant - Position Description (2).pdf

Applications close on Thursday 25 July 2019.

In your application, the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, abilities, and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

*This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all.

This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer.

We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

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