Financial Services Accountant

Footscray, Australia

Reference: 6044783

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Band 6 ($89,846 - $97,345) plus 10.5% Super plus monthly ADO
  • West Footscray, Melbourne

About Us

Maribyrnong City Council is undergoing significant change in population growth, redevelopment, and a transitioning economy is leading to an influx of new residents, businesses and opportunities. Maribyrnong is becoming a sought after residential area and a destination for foodies.

The Opportunity

Our Finance Department has an exciting opportunity for a Financial Services Accountant to join the team. Reporting to the Coordinator Financial Accounting, you will provide accounting and financial advice and support to Council staff, assist in the preparation and presentation of the management and statutory accounting organisational requirements, whilst developing and maintaining the General Ledger structure within Councils software system.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with the completion of general financial reports
  • Prepare on a quarterly basis, journal entries of allocation capital salaries to relevant projects;
  • Assist in maintaining the Grant Register, producing financial reports for grant acquittal as required;
  • Assist in interpreting and ensuring adherence to relevant accounting standards and legislation applicable to the finance function;
  • Coordinate and complete all monthly general ledger/balance sheet reconciliations and ensure that all adjustments are processed promptly;

What we're looking for

You will have a tertiary qualification in Accounting with practical financial accounting experience in a medium to large organisation or lesser formal qualifications with substantial financial accounting experience. Your professional membership of Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants paired with your extensive experience in undertaking financial analysis and reporting on budget variances to Managers and Coordinators will serve you well in this role. And should have experience in using the Civica Authroity accounting system, even better!

Why Choose Maribyrnong?

  • Work cross functionally in a friendly, supportive and professional multidisciplinary team;
  • Enjoy a flexible and inclusive work environment;
  • Work in a meaningful role within a Values driven organisation;
  • Relish a vibrant foodie hub at your doorstep;
  • Take an Accrued Day Off every month.

How to Apply

To express your interest in this role, please forward your Resume and a Cover Letter via our Careers website outlining your relevant experience and addressing the Key Selection Criteria position defined in the position description in support of your application by 10:00pm on the close date.

To download a copy of the position description please visit us at: & enter ref code: 6044783

Enquiries: Faisal Mehmood, Coordinator Financial Accounting on 9688 0396.

Closing date: Sunday 21st August 2022 at 10:00pm.

Applications Close: 21 Aug 2022

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