APS6 Financial Accountant

Our client is a Government body seeking an experienced APS6 Financial Accountant to support the Chief Financial Officer in the delivery of financial reporting including annual financial statements and monthly financial reporting to the Department of Finance. The financial accountant position sits within the Financial Reporting team. 

Canberra ACT 

Length of contract:
To be determined if ongoing section 26 transfer, or temporary. If temporary the non-ongoing transfer end date will be 30 May 2023, with the option to extend for a further 12 months or part thereof.  

Security clearance:

Key duties:
  • Preparing general ledger journals and the end of month reconciliations for both departmental and administered accounts.
  • Assisting in the management of the agency taxation obligations, including the preparation of FBT and GST returns.
  • Managing the asset register, including overseeing the annual stocktake, impairment assessment and revaluations.
Skills, qualification and experience:
  • CA/CPA qualified or has completed post-graduate qualifications in Commerce, Business or Finance.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial management information systems and the central budget management system.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability in preparing monthly and annual financial statements or in preparing internal and external budgets.
  • Ability to interpret and apply the Accounting Standards, the PGPA Act and Rules, Estimates Memoranda and other guidance as disseminated by the Department of Finance.
Canberra (Canberra)
Snehal Shintre