Accountant (10 Month Contract)

Australia, Queensland, Cairns
08 Aug 2017
15 Aug 2017
Georgina Morey
Contract Type
Level of qualification

Accountant contract until end June 2018. Large government employer, Cairns based.

Your new company
An exciting new opportunity has become available with a large complex government organisation that provides critical services and support to the Far North Region.

Your new role
Reporting to a Lead Management Accountant, we are seeking an Accountant to provide support within this large accounting team. Your primary responsibilities will be in the Management Accounting stream, focused on providing meaningful information to Management to support commercial and cost-saving decisions. You will be involved in developing and monitoring budgets, delivering management reports, conducting cost reviews and providing training for cost centre managers. At times, you may also be required to assist the Financial Accounting team with compliance and financial statement preparation.

What you'll need to succeed
For this position, we are ideally seeking an experienced accounting professional with the following:

  • An accountancy degree
  • CA/ CPA qualifications (or studying towards)
  • Large ERP and strong Excel skills
  • Management Accounting experience in a large complex organisation
  • Exposure to financial accounting
  • Excellent communication skills

What you'll get in return
This position will start as a fixed-term contract until 30 June 2018, with potential for extension. You will be offered a competitive salary package (circa $84-92K annual equivalent), a professional development allowance, excellent working conditions and the opportunity to work with a large, experienced corporate team in Cairns.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now', forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to, or call now on 07 4771 5100.
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