Finance Officer (APS4 Non-Ongoing)

Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 26 days ago
Contact: Marina Stojchevska
Reference: 185808_1530149602

Our Federal Government Client is seeking a Finance Officer to work within their Accounts Payable section, for an APS4 level non-ongoing role. This is an initial engagement of 12 months, with potential extension options.

Within this role you will be responsible for a variety of transactional finance tasks and services as well as providing advice and assistance to staff and external stakeholders and supporting the team as needed.

Duties will include:

  • Undertake transactional finance tasks; prepare end of month reconciliations; and relevant journals.
  • Respond to general and audit enquiries (internal and external)
  • Develop and maintain internal and external relationships with stakeholders, providing appropriate advice and managing the resolution of issues or complaints
  • Contribute to planning and decision making within the work area
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the work area's impact on strategic and operational outcomes for the agency
  • Represent the work area effectively at internal and external meetings and conferences
  • Contribute ideas and participate in the implementation of change in the workplace
  • Provide support to the Team Leader role
  • Assist with the training of other staff

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Knowledge of, and substantial experience with, major Financial Management Information Systems (FMIS) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERPs), i.e. Technology One/Finance One or Systems Applications and Products (SAP)
  • Basic knowledge of financial administration and reporting
  • Basic knowledge of financial policies, procedures and processes
  • The ability to identify and use resources wisely, including relevant technology
  • The ability to communicates effectively to a variety of audiences

Apply now for immediate consideration - contact Marina Stojchevska on (02) 6245 1724 quoting Job Reference: 185808.

Due to security clearance requirements for this role, candidates must be Australian Citizens who currently hold or are able to obtain a Federal Government security clearance.

Please note: only candidates that meet the above criteria will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in the position.