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Financial Accountant (3 year fixed-term)

Advertiser: North QLD Bulk Ports CorporationMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
8 Feb 2019
Location
Brisbane, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Accounting, Financial Accounting & Reporting
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Financial Accountant (3 year fixed-term)

ABOUT NQBP

North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) is one of Australia’s largest port authorities (by tonnage throughput).  More than half of Queensland’s trade, by tonnage, passes through our ports at Weipa, Abbot Point, Mackay and Hay Point.  NQBP has offices in both Brisbane and Mackay with a workforce of approximately 130 employees. 

THE ROLE

Reporting to the Senior Financial Accountant, this will see you partnering with stakeholders by providing timely, relevant information and continually improve service delivery.

ACCOUNTABILITIES WILL INCLUDE

  • Collecting, processing, recording, reconciling and reporting financial data,
  • Reviewing and analysing transactions and results to provide insightful support and advice to managers
  • Reviewing and preparing monthly instalment income and critically analyse general ledger transactions to ensure appropriate tax treatment at year end.
  • Assisting the Senior Financial Accountant with the fixed asset register, including processing of additions, disposals, stock takes, and annual valuation processes.
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of the departmental accounting systems, policies and procedures and ensuring compliance with internal policies.
  • Liaising with operational staff on the financial aspects of the establishment, implementation and close out of projects
  • Training and advising staff across NQBP, on how to improve the quality and timeliness of information in NQBP’s financial systems.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

To be considered for this opportunity you will hold a bachelor’s degree in accounting together with professional membership of either CPA or Institute of Chartered Accountants.  This role operates in a dynamic environment where other essential criteria, include:

  • Strong knowledge of Australian Accounting Standards and tax legislation
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Sound experience in general ledger application such as Navision
  • Experience in project accounting and reporting
  • Strong experience in a commercial finance team as an accountant and / or auditor

A full role description is available on the NQBP website www.nqbp.com.au.

This role is covered by the North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Enterprise Agreement 2018, which includes an optional 9-day fortnight.

NQBP Culture

NQBP’s workplace is dynamic and interesting.  We have a team of diverse professionals who are committed to our vision of setting the globe standard in sustainable development trade and development. Our staff pursue a high standard of environmental guardianship, performance and management, both of our own activities and those of commercial partners.

Application Process

If you are interested in this Brisbane CBD based role, please submit a covering letter outlining why you would be the best candidate for the role, along with your resume, through www.seek.com.au by 9am on Monday, 25 February 2019.

Note: The recruitment process will include a pre-employment medical.

ABOUT NQBP

North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) is one of Australia’s largest port authorities (by tonnage throughput).  More than half of Queensland’s trade, by tonnage, passes through our ports at Weipa, Abbot Point, Mackay and Hay Point.  NQBP has offices in both Brisbane and Mackay with a workforce of approximately 130 employees. 

THE ROLE

Reporting to the Senior Financial Accountant, this will see you partnering with stakeholders by providing timely, relevant information and continually improve service delivery.

ACCOUNTABILITIES WILL INCLUDE

  • Collecting, processing, recording, reconciling and reporting financial data,
  • Reviewing and analysing transactions and results to provide insightful support and advice to managers
  • Reviewing and preparing monthly instalment income and critically analyse general ledger transactions to ensure appropriate tax treatment at year end.
  • Assisting the Senior Financial Accountant with the fixed asset register, including processing of additions, disposals, stock takes, and annual valuation processes.
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of the departmental accounting systems, policies and procedures and ensuring compliance with internal policies.
  • Liaising with operational staff on the financial aspects of the establishment, implementation and close out of projects
  • Training and advising staff across NQBP, on how to improve the quality and timeliness of information in NQBP’s financial systems.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

To be considered for this opportunity you will hold a bachelor’s degree in accounting together with professional membership of either CPA or Institute of Chartered Accountants.  This role operates in a dynamic environment where other essential criteria, include:

  • Strong knowledge of Australian Accounting Standards and tax legislation
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Sound experience in general ledger application such as Navision
  • Experience in project accounting and reporting
  • Strong experience in a commercial finance team as an accountant and / or auditor

A full role description is available on the NQBP website www.nqbp.com.au.

This role is covered by the North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Enterprise Agreement 2018, which includes an optional 9-day fortnight.

NQBP Culture

NQBP’s workplace is dynamic and interesting.  We have a team of diverse professionals who are committed to our vision of setting the globe standard in sustainable development trade and development. Our staff pursue a high standard of environmental guardianship, performance and management, both of our own activities and those of commercial partners.

Application Process

If you are interested in this Brisbane CBD based role, please submit a covering letter outlining why you would be the best candidate for the role, along with your resume, through www.seek.com.au by 9am on Monday, 25 February 2019.

Note: The recruitment process will include a pre-employment medical.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a financial accountant?
  • What's your highest level of education?
  • How many years of asset accounting experience do you have?

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