APS5 Finance Officer/Assistant Accountant

Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
16 Jul 2019
16 Aug 2019
Connie Tong
Contract type
Part time

The main duties of this finance officer/assistant accountant role include but not limited to:


  • Procurement advice
  • Procurement support
  • PGPA Commitment Register
  • Austender and contract reporting

Accounts Payable

  • Invoice processing
  • Staff reimbursements
  • Retention allowance
  • Statement Reconciliation
  • Overseas Special Payments
  • Create Payment Batch


  • Bank account management
  • Bank reconciliations

End of month accounting

  • Accruals (Airfare and Other Suppliers)
  • Prepayments
  • General journals
  • Project accounting and journals
  • Reconciliation of general ledger accounts

Email Inbox

  • Accounts Inbox

Key Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will have:
  • An understanding of the Australian Government's financial framework (including the Commonwealth Procurement Rules) and the accrual accounting principles in a public sector environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial management processes, and the use of financial management information systems (e.g. TechnologyOne).
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite including Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • An ability to develop productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Good communication skills with a high level of attention to detail.
  • A commitment to a culture of teamwork, excellence and continuous improvement.
  • A customer service focus.
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role would be desirable.

Like to know more?

To submit your application, in strict confidence, please apply online using the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Connie Tong, Consultant in our Canberra office on 02 6229 1562, quoting Ref No. 1B/09810

Your interest will be treated in the strictest of confidence.