Financial Accountant

    Geelong VIC, Australia
    • $118,334.00 per annum + 9.5% super
    • Permanent Full Time Opportunity
    • Geelong location

    About the role

    The purpose of the role is to utilise sound working knowledge and expertise in financial accounting, procedures and analysis to:

    • Maintain and develop the financial accounting function, and ensure statutory and external reporting meets professional, statutory and regulatory obligations and requirements
    • Maintain and develop financial accounting and related policies and procedures to meet good practice and current professional, statutory and regulatory standard requirements
    • Undertake financial analysis and assessments, and provide expert advice, guidance and direction to the finance services team and the business on financial accounting and related matters

    Key areas of accountability include:

    • Statutory Financial Reporting
    • General Ledger and Financial Accounting
    • Advice, Policy & Procedures

    Please ensure you take a look at the Position Description provided for additional information on accountabilities and skills for this role.

    Skills & experience

    • A relevant professional qualification such as a CA/CPA or equivalent
    • Experience in statutory financial reports would be desirable
    • Experience in the general insurance industry reporting under the Financial Management Act 1994 and the Standing Directions of the Minister for Finance would be highly desirable
    • Demonstrable experience in the management of financial accounting operations in a large and complex organisation
    • Strong technical skills in relation to accounting matters including accounting standards
    • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skill with a demonstrated ability to communicate and liaise effectively with the wide cross section of stakeholders and service providers
    • Good working knowledge of integrated computerised systems and experience in the ongoing maintenance and development of financial and reporting systems
    • Preferred but not essential experience using software applications (Oracle Financials), databases, excel spreadsheets (intermediate/advanced) and word processing

    Benefits & culture

    We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and offer flexibility to facilitate work/life balance.

    In return we offer a range of great benefits, including work variety, workplace flexibility and leave options, learning and development opportunities, study support, a leading health and wellbeing program, contribution to gym memberships and prescription eye wear and discounted corporate health insurance rates. WorkSafe prides itself on being a great place to work.

    What’s next?

    Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position. You may be required to undergo a National Police Check (and Medical Assessment) as part of the recruitment process.

    Applications close 11pm, Sunday 15th December 2019. Click the link to apply, and join us in making a difference to Victorian lives.

    For further enquiries please contact Gemma Simpson on (03) 9940 4531.

    WorkSafe are striving to build a diverse workforce that reflects the Victorian community we serve.

    PD - Financial Accountant.pdf

    Type: Permanent

    Category: Accounting & Finance - Financial Accounting & Reporting

    Reference ID: GS000202

    Date Posted: 02/12/2019


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