Accounting Officer Business Support

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Work type: Temporary Full Time
Classification: Band 6 ($83,508 - $90,180 pa)
Categories: Finance

About us
We are committed to working together for a thriving community. We do this by delivering over 130 services to our rapidly growing population and working hard to protect and improve what it is that makes Greater Geelong such a great place to live.  

We’re going through an exciting period of change that will help us serve our community better. From digital modernisation to the contemporary office we’re building in Central Geelong, now more than ever is a great time to join our diverse and inclusive team.

About the Role
In this role you will be working in the Finance team and will be responsible for the provision of financial services support to organisational business units.  This includes relevant and timely financial and business performance management analysis, advice and support to Financial Services customers across all organisation levels to enable informed decisions and actions.

This is a temporary full-time position for nine months.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Completing monthly variance analysis on actual v budget.
  • Completing month end close activity support relevant to the division.
  • Providing analytical support and performance management advice to business units including budget forecast and operating performance, utilising data to support decision making.
  • Becoming a functional and financial data champion
  • Involvement in external audit process and compliance reporting.

About you
To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification, or studying towards one, in finance, business management or other relevant discipline.
  • Professional qualification as a CPA/CA or equivalent
  • Sound experience in financial management and analysis.
  • Current Victorian driver’s license.
  • Sound understanding of financial software systems and proficient in the use of enterprise financial systems (e.g. Oracle Financials).

As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy the benefits of:

  • flexible work arrangements
  • paid parental leave (14 weeks)
  • a healthy and safe environment
  • our employee wellbeing program
  • discounted memberships at Swim Sport and Leisure facilities
  • career development opportunities.

Applications and Enquiries
Click the Position Description link to view more information about this position. Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria as listed in the position description.

Click the Apply for this job button to submit your application or find out more about this opportunity.

Enquiries: Narelle O’Shea | 03 5272 4942 | NO'Shea@geelongcity.vic.gov.au

City of Greater Geelong values equal opportunity, fairness and enjoys a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, and people of all other cultural backgrounds.

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