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PO6 Financial Accountant (BB-9623D)

Found in: Fidanto AU

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PO6 Financial Accountant Location - Brisbane CBDContract until August 2021 CA or CPA qualified is mandatoryAbout the RoleOur client requires an experienced Financial Accountant to lead the financial accountancy function, in particular the end of financial year preparations and delivery of the annual financial statements. As such, in addition to a high standard of technical skill, the role will call for current experience in this area, particularly in leading the development of agency annual financial statements, and ability to provide high level analysis and strategic advice in relation to financial accounting issues to senior leaders and external audit. Responsibilities Some of the responsibilities includes but not limited to Research and prepare Accounting Position Papers as required.Lead a small financial accounting team, reviewing and authorising work performed by direct and indirect reports.Manage the completion of period close balance sheet reconciliationsLiaise with auditors as required to ensure financial statements and external reporting meet required standards, and audit and compliance outcomes are acted upon.Lead the preparation of the Annual Financial Statements, ensuring that the development of Annual Financial Statements is consistent with Australian Accounting Standards, Queensland Treasury and QAO guidelines and legislative requirements. Applicants for this role must have previous experience in a lead role in the preparation of financial statements. Requirements Previous working experience within a State Government environment is essentialPrevious experience in a similar role, with the responsibility of leading the Annual Financial Statements processAccounting qualifications and professional accounting membership i.e. Certified Practicing Accountant or Chartered Accountant is mandatory.Well-developed knowledge of Australian Accounting Standards, QT and QAO guidelinesHighly developed written and oral communication skills with demonstrated ability to represent the department and negotiate solutions to complex issues.A high level of skill in the use of Microsoft Excel and an ability to interrogate data from multiple financial and other systems.Previous experience with preparing Financial Statements for QLD Government Statutory bodies, or departments would be highly regarded. To apply, please click on the link below. Please apply with CV in MS Word Format Only. Job reference number 199791 Applications closes on Wednesday 17th March at 12PMPlease note Applications received after the closing time will be reviewed, retained and considered for future opportunities. Due to the overwhelming amount of applications, only suitable candidates will be contacted. At this stage, we will not be accepting calls regarding this job advert. Please apply via the link to be considered. Right to live and workYou must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.Report this job advert

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