Financial Accountant

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment  (DPIE) is looking for an experienced Financial Accountant to provide full-function financial support and control across the Cluster. 

This is a hands-on role where you will undertake the usual day to day financial accounting services (such as cash flow budgets, forecasting, posting journals, balance sheet reconciliations, as well as month and year-end), as well as supporting a team of Assistant Financial Accountants and assisting your manager with Treasury, Audit and other statutory requirements. 

Working in a full-time fixed-term position (until 30 April 2021) you’ll enjoy working within systems and frameworks, be able to apply best practice, standards and consistency to your work and enjoy delving into the transactional world that financial services requires.  

You’ll be a stickler for the details, thrive when given autonomy to deliver your work, whilst also being part of a collaborative & supportive team.  

Not just a details person – you’ll also be comfortable engaging with people at all levels. You’ll be a specialist in your field and provide expert professional advice to both staff and clients on policies, practices, and processes to ensure that statutory compliance is maintained. 

We’re big – really big! Join DPIE and you’ll be joining a team of more than 11,000 passionate people spread across a diverse range of disciplines and functions including - urban planning, parks and wildlife, fisheries, agriculture and water. If you’re motivated and passionate about making a difference to the people of NSW we invite you to become part of our story. 

What you’ll have: 

  • Degree qualifications in Accounting, Commerce, Business or similar (or be actively working towards completion) 
  • CPA/CA (or equivalent) whilst not essential would be ideal 
  • Extensive experience delivering full function transactional financial accounting services and support, ideally within a government organisation or multi-faceted enterprise 
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, as well as an eye for the details and a collaborative team player approach 

What’s in it for you 

  • A salary from $97k to $107k pa plus super 
  • Working from our new state-of-the-art workspace 4PSQ (Parramatta Square) - or our offices in Orange
  • Parramatta Square offers direct connection to work from Parramatta train station, as well as on-site world-class premium health and wellness club and childcare 
  • Flexible working | Work from home days/start early - finish early 
  • Access to discounted private health insurance, gym memberships and salary sacrificing options 


How to Apply: 
It’s simple! Just apply via the online application process, attaching a resume and cover letter which outlines how your skills and experience match what we are looking for, and we will get back in touch after the closing date. 

Closing Date:  Monday 23rd March 2020 @ 11:55pm

Additional Information: 
A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles of the same standard that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months. 

Our commitment to flexible working: 
The NSW Department of Planning, Industry & Environment is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to explore new ways of working - including part-time, job-share or working from different locations. Everyone can ask about it. 

Our commitment to Diversity: 
The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability. 

10/03/2020 $0 Sydney 1 Accounting
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