project accountant in Mulgrave

nuwan kasturiratna, randstad
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AU$ 45.00 - AU$ 50.00 per hour

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mulgrave, victoria
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AU$ 45.00 - AU$ 50.00 per hour
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nuwan kasturiratna, randstad
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My client is a leader in the innovation and automation field that provides technology and equipment solutions to their clients in multiple industries. This company is a truly multinational company that is listed on multiple stock exchanges. They see where the future is heading and they are equipped with solutions to ensure their clients are ready as well.

A rare opportunity has risen for an experienced Project Accountant with a strong Accounting background and SAP experience to join one of their Financial Controllers to take ownership of a portfolio of projects.

Please note that this is a 6 to 8 months contract for an immediate start with a view to permanency. SAP experience is a must!

About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Financial Controller, your main responsibilities will be but not limited to:

  • Assisting with budgeting and forecasting of projects
  • Performing variance analysis to investigate variances to budget and forecast
  • WIP management of projects to ensure correct allocation
  • liaising with project managers to ensure all relevant invoices are entered and receipted for that time period
  • Calculate and enter accruals for costs for projects
  • Review projects to ensure they are on track and entries are allocated correctly
  • Month end reporting
  • liaise with shared services team for AP/AR management
  • Ad hoc reporting as required

Ideal Profile

This opportunity is for a Project or Management Accountant with strong SAP experience. You will also bring:

  • CA/CPA qualifications with ideally 1 to 2 years of post qualification experience
  • SAP ERP experience is a must
  • Stakeholder management skills with ability to influence non-financial stakeholders
  • High level of attention to detail and analytical mindset
  • Excellent communication skills as you will be a key link between finance and the business

Your Benefits

  • Hybrid role of both Management & Financial Accounting
  • Truely an international company with strong listed presence
  • Flexible work arrangements with working from home option
  • Work close to home in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Nuwan Kasturiratna on 0430 681 219 or email

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


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Project accounting exposure

educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification