Financial Accountant

Northern Suburbs Perth Permanent AU$90,000 - AU$95,000
  • Community Driven Organisation
  • Flexible Working Hours

About Our Client

Our client is a leader in tertiary education offering modern and vibrant campuses for students and staff to develop learning and opportunity. This role will be based at the organisation's headquarters which boasts state-of-the-art facilities, including a multi-million dollar sport and fitness centre, an award-winning library and student hub and on-campus accommodation.

Job Description

The Financial Accountant will maintain the internal controls and support the preparation of the financial statements and the provision of efficient and effective delivery of financial accounting and related client services. In addition, this role also assist with the maintenance and administration for the Oracle Financial and Procurement applications as well as:

  • Preparing audit working papers and assist the Team Leader Financial Accounting with the planning, coordination and preparation of statutory financial statements and annual reporting requirements to ensure the organisation's compliance with financial legislation
  • Management of compliance of asset management related policies ensuring registrations, transfers, disposals and stock take adjustments are processed accurately and processed in a timely manner for Property, Plant and Equipment.
  • Performing monthly reconciliations of the Fixed Asset Register to the general ledger and investigating, in conjunction with the Asset Custodians, any discrepancies identified.
  • Organisation of rolling periodic stock takes that counts every registered asset at least once in three years. To oversee the planning, conduct, reporting and update of the registers for discrepancies identified during the stock take.
  • Prepare reports, periodic returns and acquittals to external bodies.
  • Manage system administration processes within the Oracle Financials Chart of accounts, including modification of cross validation rules, aliases, and flex field combinations as required in accordance with policies and guidelines to include performing month-end and year-end close processes for Oracle modules, i.e. payables, receivables and general ledger.
  • Assist in the delivery of ad hoc reports and accounting projects generated by the Finance & Business Services Centre.
  • Employees are required to participate in all ECU, team, and individual planning activities; comply with policies and practices in all aspects of their work and conduct; and ensure the safety and well-being of themselves and others by complying with OSH and EO requirements.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have:

  • A degree in a relevant field (typically Commerce, Business or Management) with a major in Accounting and progressing towards a professional accounting qualification
  • Relevant experience in assisting with the preparation of statutory financial statements information for a medium to large organisation, understanding of the International Financial Reporting Standards and proven record of skills and experience in the administration of financial policies and procedures
  • As an intermediate user, relevant experience in Oracle Financials or similar ERP systems with the ability to effectively and efficiently manipulate data and prepare and present reports using MS Excel
  • The ability to plan and organise own work to maximise the use of time, avoid unnecessary effort and meet deadlines
  • The ability to organise and present information, views and concepts in a concise, understandable and interesting format for a variety of audiences, from the organisations internal and external communities
  • The ability to work cooperatively with others to accomplish joint tasks and common objectives
  • Experience managing and focusing on all aspects of customer service to achieve quality outcomes for all parties involved.

What's on Offer

  • Work as part of a collaborative team
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Community Driven Organisation
  • 17% superannuation
Charlie Johnson
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+61 8 9215 9566

Job summary

Accounting & Finance
Financial Accounting
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Northern Suburbs Perth
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Consultant name
Charlie Johnson
Consultant phone
+61 8 9215 9566
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