Management Accountant

Hybrid work model, Officer locationBand 7, starting 97k + super, full timeGreat organisational culture and benefits with flexible working arrangementsAbout the roleWorking as an intrinsic member of a supportive and collaborative Finance Team, you will be play an important role as a Management Accountant in the preparation of  Council’s annual budget. You will be highly sort after to provide financial support and advice to both the Senior Leadership team and Managers.Reporting to the Team Leader- Financial Planning, Analysis and Systems, some of your duties will include:Plan, co-ordinate, prepare and distribute Council’s annual budget ensuring compliance with statutory regulations and ensuring statutory public notification is implemented.Finance and budget training sessions and workshops, including the development and delivery of training materialsPrepare monthly reporting timetable and communicate deadlines to relevant stakeholdersUndertake general accounting duties such as journal preparation, monthly accruals and reconciliations preparation and review as directed.Complete allocated sections of the LGPRF template each quarter and for year-end per the timetable distributed by Service Planning and Improvement.Monitor the capital works budget and address variances in income and expenditure through monthly meetings with the Project Managers of the Division(s) allocated to this position.Co-ordinate, communicate and prepare reporting to Victorian Grants Commission, Essential Services Commission and any other external bodies by due dates.This is an exciting opportunity for you to have an impact supporting a busy and highly engaged interface council within the Local Government sector.About youThis role would suit an experienced Accountant with demonstrable experience of being a hands-on forward-thinking management accountant. The ideal candidate will help drive financial discipline and be able to work well with internal stakeholders Your exceptional written and communication  skills will allow you to write clear, concise reports and recommendations including the development and delivery of training materials.What we are looking for.Certified Practising Accountant or Chartered AccountantLocal government experience and accounting standards knowledge essentialSubstantial and demonstrated experience in a financial business partnering and Management AccountingData analytics and dashboard reporting experience.Highly computer literate, including Word and Excel & Finance softwareProven track record in improving internal stakeholder financial capability and understanding of key financial and business drivers.About usCardinia Shire Council is a dynamic and progressive organisation. We pride ourselves on our diversity and investment in our staff. Everything we do is underpinned by our Together, Different and for the Future approach, embracing collaboration and innovation across teams, with other agencies, and our community. We seek people with diverse experience and background, then provide you with the tools for career success. You will have access to targeted training through our learning and development programs to enable you to achieve your professional goals and excel in your role. We offer opportunities to work flexibly, balancing your work goals with your life goals. We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including discounted gym memberships and health insurance, annual leave loading and access to our comprehensive health and wellbeing program. To applyTo apply for this position please complete the online application form,  including your resume and a brief cover letter demonstrating your suitability to the role. Please note you will be required to answer some selection questions as part of the application process.To access the position description please visit https://careers.cardinia.vic.gov.au/our-jobs/ please note you will need to scroll to the bottom of the advertised position to access the PD.Applications will be accepted up until 10 July 2022 or until this position has been filled.For application queries please contact 1300 787 624 and ask to speak to a member of the recruitment team, if you require further information regarding the position, please ask for Deep Sethi.Cardinia Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse, and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We welcome applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore career opportunities with Cardinia Shire Council. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application. 1300 787 624Cardinia Shire Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse, gender inequality, racism, violence against women and family violence.All successful applicants will be required to undertake a National Police Check, pre-employment medical and obtain or hold a valid Working with Children Check.   Position Description 97000 AUD Officer 3809

Management Accountant

  • Hybrid work model, Officer location
  • Band 7, starting 97k + super, full time
  • Great organisational culture and benefits with flexible working arrangements

About the role

Working as an intrinsic member of a supportive and collaborative Finance Team, you will be play an important role as a Management Accountant in the preparation of  Council’s annual budget. You will be highly sort after to provide financial support and advice to both the Senior Leadership team and Managers.

Reporting to the Team Leader- Financial Planning, Analysis and Systems, some of your duties will include:

  • Plan, co-ordinate, prepare and distribute Council’s annual budget ensuring compliance with statutory regulations and ensuring statutory public notification is implemented.
  • Finance and budget training sessions and workshops, including the development and delivery of training materials
  • Prepare monthly reporting timetable and communicate deadlines to relevant stakeholders
  • Undertake general accounting duties such as journal preparation, monthly accruals and reconciliations preparation and review as directed.
  • Complete allocated sections of the LGPRF template each quarter and for year-end per the timetable distributed by Service Planning and Improvement.
  • Monitor the capital works budget and address variances in income and expenditure through monthly meetings with the Project Managers of the Division(s) allocated to this position.
  • Co-ordinate, communicate and prepare reporting to Victorian Grants Commission, Essential Services Commission and any other external bodies by due dates.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to have an impact supporting a busy and highly engaged interface council within the Local Government sector.

About you

This role would suit an experienced Accountant with demonstrable experience of being a hands-on forward-thinking management accountant. The ideal candidate will help drive financial discipline and be able to work well with internal stakeholders Your exceptional written and communication  skills will allow you to write clear, concise reports and recommendations including the development and delivery of training materials.

What we are looking for.

  • Certified Practising Accountant or Chartered Accountant
  • Local government experience and accounting standards knowledge essential
  • Substantial and demonstrated experience in a financial business partnering and Management Accounting
  • Data analytics and dashboard reporting experience.
  • Highly computer literate, including Word and Excel & Finance software
  • Proven track record in improving internal stakeholder financial capability and understanding of key financial and business drivers.

About us

Cardinia Shire Council is a dynamic and progressive organisation. We pride ourselves on our diversity and investment in our staff. Everything we do is underpinned by our Together, Different and for the Future approach, embracing collaboration and innovation across teams, with other agencies, and our community. 

We seek people with diverse experience and background, then provide you with the tools for career success. You will have access to targeted training through our learning and development programs to enable you to achieve your professional goals and excel in your role. 

We offer opportunities to work flexibly, balancing your work goals with your life goals. We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including discounted gym memberships and health insurance, annual leave loading and access to our comprehensive health and wellbeing program. 

To apply

  • To apply for this position please complete the online application form,  including your resume and a brief cover letter demonstrating your suitability to the role. Please note you will be required to answer some selection questions as part of the application process.
  • To access the position description please visit https://careers.cardinia.vic.gov.au/our-jobs/ please note you will need to scroll to the bottom of the advertised position to access the PD.
  • Applications will be accepted up until 10 July 2022 or until this position has been filled.
  • For application queries please contact 1300 787 624 and ask to speak to a member of the recruitment team, if you require further information regarding the position, please ask for Deep Sethi.

Cardinia Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse, and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We welcome applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore career opportunities with Cardinia Shire Council. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application. 1300 787 624

Cardinia Shire Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse, gender inequality, racism, violence against women and family violence.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake a National Police Check, pre-employment medical and obtain or hold a valid Working with Children Check.