Operational Project Accountant
Job no: 492721
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Categories: Accounting, Financial Services
Salary: $84,200 - $97,464 per annum plus 9.5% super
Are you looking for an exciting career in a place of limitless opportunity? The City of Penrith sits at the foot of the Blue Mountains, alongside the Nepean River, and is home to approximately 198,000 people. We employ approximately 1,200 permanent, temporary and casual employees across a diverse range of fields and are committed to attracting and retaining the best people. We offer a diverse range of career paths with a strong commitment to training, education assistance, paid parental leave and flexible working arrangements.
In Financial Services, we are responsible for the effective and efficient management of Council’s financial functions, including strategic and operational accounting, rates, purchasing and supply. We are Fit for the Future and our hard working team of finance professionals are building on our strong financial sustainability and facilitating the delivery of our Community’s and Council’s vision for our City.
We are looking for an Operational Project Accountant to contribute to the Operational Finance section including loans, funds management, preparation of Annual Statements and projects.
To succeed in this role, you must be self-motivated, initiate change and work well in a team. You will manage loans and investments to the benefit of the organisation; administering and ensuring compliance to relevant policies and legislation; and possess strong communication and ICT skills.
- Tertiary qualification in Business or Accountancy
- Demonstrated solid corporate experience in the field of Business Management and Accountancy
- Strong spreadsheet and reconciliation skills
- Proven superior experience interpreting and applying Financial Reporting requirements
- CA/CPA membership
- Previous Local Government experience
- Previous experience managing a corporate portfolio of Investments
- Experience with Finance One (Technology One)
- Microsoft Access skills
- Current Class C Driver’s Licence
Commencing Salary: $84,200 - $97,464 per annum plus 9.5% super
To submit your application, please apply online via the link below.
Intending applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume before the closing date. In addition, applicants are required to provide comprehensive responses to the selection criteria. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.
For further information about the position, please contact Cheryl Freeburn on 4732 8041.
Please allow 4 weeks from the closing date for the processing of your application.
Council practices EEO and WHS principles.
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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time
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