Accountant - Property - 6-month contract

Multi-national property based business, CBD location, 6-month fixed term contract initially.The company

Based in the Melbourne CBD, our client is a dynamic and progressive property business, who are currently expanding their operations into different markets.  They are enjoying a strong period of growth and require an Accountant to look after their Australian operations.

The role

The role is initially available on a 6-month contract basis and has potential for extension/perm.  It is an exciting opportunity for someone to join the organisation as an Accountant.  In a high-performing culture, you will report directly into the Financial Controller.  You will be required to manage key relationships, both internally and externally, and across all levels.  The role will be hands-on and require someone to hit the ground running.  It is a diverse role that will cover multiple areas of the business.

You will play a key role in supporting the integrity of the general ledger / Real Estate statutory trust account licence requirements and the timely delivery of high quality financial reporting to various stakeholders.  Key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the finance team to focus accounting processes, reconciliations and financial control for the Corporate and Trust entities
  • Bank reconcilaitions
  • Trust account reconciliations 
  • Project accounting processes including preparation of journals, month-end and year-end activities
  • Run GL reports and extracts
  • Quarterly management reporting
  • Review accounts payable and receivable
  • Assist with cash flow planning
  • Assist with compliance
  • Other ad-hoc work

The successful candidate

In order to secure this position, you will be hands on and technically capable.  You will be adaptable and place a strong emphasis on relationship building and business partnering across all levels.  The following will be favourably looked upon:

  • Relevant industry experience in a group structure
  • CA/CPA qualifications, or part-qualified
  • Experience within an accounting firm is advantageous
  • Strong Excel and systems skills
  • Stakeholder management experience across all levels
  • Attention to detail, experience with reconciliations 

16/03/2020 $0 CBD & Inner Suburbs 1 Accounting
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