APS 5 Finance Officer

Canberra CBD Temporary AU$76,260 - AU$83,658
  • 6-month contract, opportunity for extension
  • Section 26 sponsorship

About Our Client

This is a close-knit team in a diverse and exciting department that provides services to the Parliament and Commonwealth public sector entities. The department crosses a wide range of industries with offices all over Australia, as well as maintaining relationships with international organisations and trading partners. They are seeking an accomplished, passionate, and skilled Finance Officer to join their team.

Job Description

  • Monitoring and managing the finance, travel and procurement inbox including providing advice to queries in accordance with the Financial Management Procedures;
  • Managing credit card function including maintaining the credit card register, ordering and cancelling cards, performing card acquittals and finalising reconciliations in accordance with the Financial Management Procedures;
  • Providing advice and assist Executive Assistants (EAs) in domestic and international travel arrangements, including QBT and AOT, and resolve any issues in the travel module of Technology One;
  • Creating and managing travel profiles for staff through AOT and QBT
  • Managing all aspects of official passports for staff including maintain the passport register, passport and Visa applications;
  • Processing accounts payable and receivable;
  • Assists in reviewing and creating contracts and invoice matching;
  • Maintain the Finance teams documents in the record management system;
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with team members and actively participate in team work and group activities;
  • Working collaboratively and have a strong stakeholder focus whilst providing a high level of customer service.

The Successful Applicant

  • The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate Tertiary qualifications in Accounting, Finance or equivalent academic specialization
  • Must have a baseline clearance, or the ability to obtain
  • Strong attention to detail
  • The ability to problem solve and interpret and apply legislation, policies and procedures and provide accurate advice to stakeholder queries
  • Capacity to work under general direction against established priorities and procedures, while exercising some autonomy about how work tasks are performed
  • Strong stakeholder engagements skills
  • Prior TechOne experience is preferable but not essential

What's on Offer

  • $76,260 - $83,658 plus 15.4% superannuation
  • Flexible working hours, and option to work from home
  • Great, central location
Milli Mallinson
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Phone number
0540 387 959

Job summary

Finance & Accounting
Public Sector & Not-For-Profit
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Financial Services
Canberra CBD
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Milli Mallinson
Consultant phone
0540 387 959
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