Finance Officer

Canberra CBD Temporary
  • Exciting opportunity in a major federal government department
  • 6-month contract, with the possibility for extension

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.

Job Description

The Finance team are responsible for financial and procurement management within the department. They manage the organisation's financial operations, budgets and financial statements and undertake a range of other financial and procurement responsibilities that ensure the financial sustainability. The duties of the Finance Officer Include:

  • Monitoring and managing the group inboxes
  • Assisting EAs with acquittals and reconciliation processes
  • Use the Financial Management System Technology One, processing accounts receivable/payable and assist in reviewing and creating contracts and invoice matching, process bank receipts
  • Maintain the Finance teams documents in record management system
  • Assisting the team with ad-hoc tasks as required
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with team members and actively participate in teamwork and group activities
  • Working collaboratively and have a strong stakeholder focus whilst providing a high level of customer service

The Successful Applicant

The Successful Applicant

  • The successful candidate must hold a baseline clearance
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Capacity to learn new systems quickly and efficiently
  • 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.

What's on Offer

What's on offer

  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Generous salary and superannuation
  • Flexible working hours and WFH frameworks
  • Great, central location
Milli Mallinson
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Phone number
0450 387 959

Job summary

Finance & Accounting
Public Sector & Not-For-Profit
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Financial Services
Canberra CBD
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Consultant name
Milli Mallinson
Consultant phone
0450 387 959
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