Financial Accountant

Inner Suburbs Melbourne Permanent AU$90,000 - AU$95,000
  • Financial Accountant opportunity with a leading health care provider
  • Healthcare salary packaging

About Our Client

My client is leading private healthcare provider based in Melbourne's inner east. The organisation provides a comprehensive range of medical services across Victoria.

Job Description

The Financial Accountant will be responsible for but not limited to the following duties:

Leadership and management

  • Seeks to foster a work environment which enhances partnership, teamwork and cooperation
  • Establishes good communications with other employees and departments
  • Reports to and consults with the Accounting Manager, Financial Controller and Chief Financial Officer as required

Operational Responsibilities

  • Performs reconciliation of various balance sheet accounts
  • Assists the Shared Services Manager with monthly cost/revenue accruals, journal preparation and entry
  • Analysing Income Statement accounts to ensure all cost/revenue is accrued for
  • Assists the Finance Business Partners with analysing relevant P&L accounts related to the Balance Sheet accounts they are responsible for
  • Maintenance and analysis of the relevant balance sheet registers and completion of monthly allocation journals
  • Completion of other relevant month-end tasks

Resource Management

  • Adherence to the organisation's codes of professional conduct, code of ethics
  • Is responsible for the efficient management of resources, both human and material
  • Initiates and participates in departmental quality improvement

Contributes to the achievement of professional expertise for self and direct reports through:

  • Maintenance of ongoing personal professional development / continuing education
  • Identifying, encouraging and monitoring the continuing development of others within a learning culture.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have experience in the following:


  • Qualified in a recognised accounting qualification accepted by the Australian Society of Accountants or the Institute of Chartered Accountants


  • At least three years in a finance accounting role within a relatively complex organisation
  • Experience in healthcare finance desirable but not essential
  • Demonstrable experience in presenting complex information in an understandable format
  • Evidence of being a team player with the ability to work with others on shared goals both internal and external to the Finance department.
  • Ability to analyse financial and performance data, be able to draw inferences and make suggestions for corrective action where appropriate
  • Ability to plan own work and prioritise accordingly
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills with the ability to work with staff at all levels with a varying levels of financial skills
  • Excellent spreadsheet, IT & keyboard skills
  • Ability to deal with changing circumstances and processes

What's on Offer

The successful applicant will be offered:

  • Permanent Financial Accountant opportunity with a leading health care provider
  • $90,000.00 + super
  • Healthcare salary packaging
  • Flexible working from home arrangements
James Wagstaff
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Accounting & Finance
Financial Accounting
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Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Inner Suburbs Melbourne
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