EL2 - Director of Financial Accounting


  • Responsibility for all general ledger financial accounting for the Agency, including:
- Responsibility for the quality of the data in the general ledger and COA
- Monthly, quarterly and annual financial statement preparation
- Annual financial reporting to the Department of Finance
- Provision of expert advice on Government financial management policies
  • Responsibility for managing the financial audit process
  • Input into the Agency financial strategic plan
  • Provision of support for the Director of Management Accounting on financial performance and key metrics
  • Monitoring of budgeting and related compliance issues
  • Provision of support for the national network of offices
  • Other duties as required
  • Tertiary accounting qualifications and CPA/CA accreditation
  • Deep experience in Federal Government financial accounting including strong knowledge and application of the PGPA Act
  • Experience in managing financial accounting teams
  • Experience of high level stakeholder management including the Executive, Board and ANAO
  • Experience in managing the internal and external budgeting process
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Australian citizenship is essential
Virginia Field has significant experience in recruiting accounting and finance roles in the Canberra market.  If you have a finance background and would like to have a confidential chat with Virginia about your career, don’t hesitate to call (02) 6113 7528.
Canberra (Canberra)
Virginia Field