APS6 Senior Finance Officers

Location Canberra
Discipline Accounting & Finance
Job reference 174865
Salary AU$65.00 - AU$70.00 per hour + plus superannuation

We are now seeking for APS6 Senior Finance officer for our large Federal Government client to commence initial 12 months contract with 6 months possible extension.

Please note, applicants are required to be an Australian Citizen and holds Baseline security clearance.

Job Specifics:

  • Available to be based in any State Capital City CBD
  • 37.5 Hour per week, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
  • Hybrid working options available.
Key duties/tasks
  • Manage month end activities for various funding sources (staffing, property operating and capital projects) including:
    • Preparing, reviewing, and posting monthly journals including accruals.
    • Reconciliations of various complex natural accounts, cost centres and projects.
    • Updating forecasting monthly in line with current activities and strategic priorities.
    • Ensuring the general ledger is maintained in an accurate manner.
    • Preparing monthly management reports and Dashboards for Senior Executives.
    • Undertake in-depth financial trend and variance analysis where required.
  • Assist with the bi-annual budget development and management for various funding sources related to Branch activities.
  • The financial management of property assets, including capitalisation and disposals.
  • The financial management of contracts relevant to Branch activities, including contract creations and variations.
  • Provide periodic analysis and reporting to support Branch activities and ensure quality assurance.
  • Provide strategic advice and assistance to the Senior Executives and stakeholders based on technical expertise.

Qualifications and/or registration with professional bodies


  • Completed or working towards a Bachelor of Accounting or equivalent.


  • Completed or working towards a CA or CPA qualification.
  • Experience with TechnologyOne.
  • Strong Excel capabilities.

Sahar Ghafoori

Recruitment Consultant - Public Sector

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