Accountant (General)

About the Organisation
This large State Government department is an integral part of the NSW public sector, with key stakeholder relationships across the public and private sectors. This Department is responsible for the maintenance of essential public utilities and liaises across all levels of the public sector. The unique scope of this organisation requires employees capable of working in a flexible, fast-paced and collaborative manner. This also requires the accounting team to be proficient across all technical areas.
About the Role
The 10 person accounting team provides general and specialised accounting support across areas including but not limited to Asset Register Management, Billing Reconciliations, General Ledger Account Reconciliations and Debtor Reconciliations. The role also requires the ability to effectively engage with a wide range of key external stakeholders.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Journal preparation, journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations
  • Specialised reconciliations in areas such as such as Banking, Insurance, Payroll and Greenhouse Certificates
  • WIP reconciliations and WIP review liaising with Project Managers
  • Annual Fixed Assets stock-take coordination
  • Trust Account Register checks and prepayment reconciliations
  • General Accounting support including GL budgets and forecasting
  • Project Accounting Support including creating projects, time sheet reconciliations and realigning WIP closing balances in ledger
  • Prepare Year-End Work-papers
Requirements to be Successful:
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience
  • Minimum Diploma in Accounting or Finance
  • Demonstrated technical ability in all areas of accounting eg. Reconciliations of all accounts, Preparation of work-papers to support Financial Reporting, Analysis of accounting procedures and implementation of solutions
  • Proficiency in one or more ERP, Asset Management or other related systems
  • Effective interpersonal and client management skills
  • Ability to work flexibly within a cross-functional team
What’s in it for You?
  • Rare opportunity for the accounting all-rounder to develop their skills across a wide variety of technical areas.
  • Opportunity to liaise and effect change within the Private Sector and State Public Sector
  • Perfect opportunity for a passionate problem solver looking to challenge themselves and improve their technical skills!
This is a highly sought after role with a very well respected employer that will not be advertised for long. If you match this description Apply Now!!!
Sydney (Parramatta)
Morgan Seeneevassen