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      • melbourne, victoria
      • contract
      • full-time
      Senior Accountant- Local Government Are you looking to take on a new challenge in the Government sector? If job security, flexibility and company reputation are important to you, then this role is the right move.Randstad have teamed up with various local councils in Melbourne’s South East suburbs to recruit across the accounting/ finance temporary and permanent space.One of the many benefits of working in local council is work life balance. This organization prides themselves on their policies which mean that you can work from home 2-3 days a week if desired. Your new roleDuties include:Provide a dedicated interface between the finance unit and other business units in matters related to general ledger, budgets and performance reporting.Liaise with managers and co-ordinators in their monthly and periodic review of financial performance and ensure that the variance comments between YTD actual and budget are accurately recorded and updated on a regular basis.Prepare monthly and period performance reporting package with variance comments for both operating and capital expenses, for review by Co-ordinator Accounting Services.Assist the Co-ordinator Accounting Services in the coordination of annual budget, quarterly forecasts, labour budgets, carry forward expenditure and long-term strategic resource planning Tasks.Drive strategic process improvements to enhance the effectiveness of financial controls and the efficiency of processes through updates to systems, reporting, guidelines and templates.Working collaboratively, lead delivery of timely and accurate financial reporting and cash flow forecasting requirements.Manage financial activities in accordance with statutory reporting, and State and Commonwealth tax compliance requirements.Attribute requirements:Strong judgment and decision making skills. Co-ordination and completion of tasks relating to solving problems in a practical and technical sense, whilst developing options within the constraints of authorised practices.Apply personal judgement on specialised issues and make decisions on current developments, which are in line with recognised accounting practices.Specialist accounting skills and knowledge A clear knowledge and understanding of the relevant accounting standards and Regulations, especially AAS27 and IFRS requirements as they affect the reporting of Local Government entity.Adept bank reconciliation skills.Sound knowledge of the operations of an integrated corporate finance system with hands-on experience in general Ledger, accounts receivables, receipting and other finance modules.Carry out financial analysis and report on variance to budget and also critically evaluate variance explanations provided by managers and coordinators, for relevance and consistency.Your new companyWorking for local council is a rewarding yet stable career path. Entering into the local council space means you will be offered strong career progression with the opportunity to move both laterally and vertically throughout your time in the council. Who doesn’t want to be working on their doorstep without the hassle of commuting to the CBD?ApplyIf you are interested in a career in Local Government, and live in the South East suburbs, press the apply button or contact Julia Beaconsfield at julia.beaconsfield@randstad.com.auAt Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.
      Senior Accountant- Local Government Are you looking to take on a new challenge in the Government sector? If job security, flexibility and company reputation are important to you, then this role is the right move.Randstad have teamed up with various local councils in Melbourne’s South East suburbs to recruit across the accounting/ finance temporary and permanent space.One of the many benefits of working in local council is work life balance. This organization prides themselves on their policies which mean that you can work from home 2-3 days a week if desired. Your new roleDuties include:Provide a dedicated interface between the finance unit and other business units in matters related to general ledger, budgets and performance reporting.Liaise with managers and co-ordinators in their monthly and periodic review of financial performance and ensure that the variance comments between YTD actual and budget are accurately recorded and updated on a regular basis.Prepare monthly and period performance reporting package with variance comments for both operating and capital expenses, for review by Co-ordinator Accounting Services.Assist the Co-ordinator Accounting Services in the coordination of annual budget, quarterly forecasts, labour budgets, carry forward expenditure and long-term strategic resource planning Tasks.Drive strategic process improvements to enhance the effectiveness of financial controls and the efficiency of processes through updates to systems, reporting, guidelines and templates.Working collaboratively, lead delivery of timely and accurate financial reporting and cash flow forecasting requirements.Manage financial activities in accordance with statutory reporting, and State and Commonwealth tax compliance requirements.Attribute requirements:Strong judgment and decision making skills. Co-ordination and completion of tasks relating to solving problems in a practical and technical sense, whilst developing options within the constraints of authorised practices.Apply personal judgement on specialised issues and make decisions on current developments, which are in line with recognised accounting practices.Specialist accounting skills and knowledge A clear knowledge and understanding of the relevant accounting standards and Regulations, especially AAS27 and IFRS requirements as they affect the reporting of Local Government entity.Adept bank reconciliation skills.Sound knowledge of the operations of an integrated corporate finance system with hands-on experience in general Ledger, accounts receivables, receipting and other finance modules.Carry out financial analysis and report on variance to budget and also critically evaluate variance explanations provided by managers and coordinators, for relevance and consistency.Your new companyWorking for local council is a rewarding yet stable career path. Entering into the local council space means you will be offered strong career progression with the opportunity to move both laterally and vertically throughout your time in the council. Who doesn’t want to be working on their doorstep without the hassle of commuting to the CBD?ApplyIf you are interested in a career in Local Government, and live in the South East suburbs, press the apply button or contact Julia Beaconsfield at julia.beaconsfield@randstad.com.auAt Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.
      • brisbane, queensland
      • temporary
      • full-time
      Our client is a large healthcare organisation based in the city fringe of Brisbane, which is currently undergoing a implementation project as they upgrade their ERP. There is over 50 people in this finance team including several key divisions, which need qualified financial accountants to come in and assist with their end of financial year. This is a short term contract, 8-12 weeks however has a strong possibility to extend due to the extent of the projects. If you are a strong Financial Accountant (or Financial and Management Accountant) this contract is due to start immediately. It is important that you are experienced in and able to handle a fast-paced corporate environment. You will report to managers and supervisors, and may be required to move teams to assist with work-flow in other parts of the organisation. Remuneration is paid hourly, and as this is a temporary contract you will be paid weekly by Randstad Australia. This ideally will suit a strong contractor who is available between now and two weeks time. 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.
      Our client is a large healthcare organisation based in the city fringe of Brisbane, which is currently undergoing a implementation project as they upgrade their ERP. There is over 50 people in this finance team including several key divisions, which need qualified financial accountants to come in and assist with their end of financial year. This is a short term contract, 8-12 weeks however has a strong possibility to extend due to the extent of the projects. If you are a strong Financial Accountant (or Financial and Management Accountant) this contract is due to start immediately. It is important that you are experienced in and able to handle a fast-paced corporate environment. You will report to managers and supervisors, and may be required to move teams to assist with work-flow in other parts of the organisation. Remuneration is paid hourly, and as this is a temporary contract you will be paid weekly by Randstad Australia. This ideally will suit a strong contractor who is available between now and two weeks time. 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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