Financial Accountant

At The Benevolent Society, we believe in a society where everyone can live their best life. We provide a range of community based support services for children, families, people with a disability and older Australians. We are a non-religious, not for profit organisation at the forefront of societal change for over 200 years.As our Financial Accountant you will be a key support to our accounting team, ensuring accurate and timely preparation and analysis of financial reports that add value to the organisation.Terms: Maximum term (12 months) full time position available at Glebe. Initially will be starting in Paddington.About the role:In this position, you will support The Benevolent Society by perceptive analysis and commentary of financial reports to attain the financial status of the organisation, also including:Provide insightful analysis to enable the finance team, executive leadership and operational leaders to understand the business position and make better decisions.Conduct financial trend analysis / internal analytical reporting for various services across the business and identify outputs or anomalies that require further investigation.Build effective relationships, engaging with a range of clients and stakeholders on financial and accounts matters.Ensure deadlines are met with finance leaders by reviewing processes, procedures and systems to improve efficiencies to deliver accurate reporting.Reconcile accounts and balance sheet journals on a monthly basis and support finance leaders with external and internal audits.Have the opportunity to work on other financial projects in the broader team.Why this opportunity?Use your love of financial accounting and systems to add real value to business decisions.Work in a fast paced, energetic environment with plenty of on the job learning opportunities.Enjoy salary packaging, discounts on everyday purchases, ability to purchase additional leave and more!What you need to succeed?Degree in accounting (or similar) and membership to CPA/CA.At least 4 years’ experience in a similar role in a busy finance team - Not for profit, aged care, disability or community services experience is highly desirable.A good understanding of Australian accounting standards and their application in a business environment including experience in conducting financial reporting, trend analysis and reconciliation.Strong customer focus with experience translating and communicating financial concepts for audiences without a financial services background.Ability to manage complex systems and processes, pull together data from multiple sources and provide useful analysis.Excellent time management, planning and organisational skills; competent at juggling workload.A love of financial accounting! Ambitious yet down to earth, agile nature to adapt to a constantly changing environment while delivering outcomes.Interested? Apply online below today!Call Nicqui Lartigue on 0411 547 746 for a confidential discussion. Closing date 3 June 2018Position Profile Australia - NSW Sydney CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs

Financial Accountant

At The Benevolent Society, we believe in a society where everyone can live their best life. We provide a range of community based support services for children, families, people with a disability and older Australians. We are a non-religious, not for profit organisation at the forefront of societal change for over 200 years.

As our Financial Accountant you will be a key support to our accounting team, ensuring accurate and timely preparation and analysis of financial reports that add value to the organisation.

Terms: Maximum term (12 months) full time position available at Glebe. Initially will be starting in Paddington.

About the role:

In this position, you will support The Benevolent Society by perceptive analysis and commentary of financial reports to attain the financial status of the organisation, also including:

  • Provide insightful analysis to enable the finance team, executive leadership and operational leaders to understand the business position and make better decisions.
  • Conduct financial trend analysis / internal analytical reporting for various services across the business and identify outputs or anomalies that require further investigation.
  • Build effective relationships, engaging with a range of clients and stakeholders on financial and accounts matters.
  • Ensure deadlines are met with finance leaders by reviewing processes, procedures and systems to improve efficiencies to deliver accurate reporting.
  • Reconcile accounts and balance sheet journals on a monthly basis and support finance leaders with external and internal audits.
  • Have the opportunity to work on other financial projects in the broader team.

Why this opportunity?

  • Use your love of financial accounting and systems to add real value to business decisions.
  • Work in a fast paced, energetic environment with plenty of on the job learning opportunities.
  • Enjoy salary packaging, discounts on everyday purchases, ability to purchase additional leave and more!

What you need to succeed?

  • Degree in accounting (or similar) and membership to CPA/CA.
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a similar role in a busy finance team - Not for profit, aged care, disability or community services experience is highly desirable.
  • A good understanding of Australian accounting standards and their application in a business environment including experience in conducting financial reporting, trend analysis and reconciliation.
  • Strong customer focus with experience translating and communicating financial concepts for audiences without a financial services background.
  • Ability to manage complex systems and processes, pull together data from multiple sources and provide useful analysis.
  • Excellent time management, planning and organisational skills; competent at juggling workload.
  • A love of financial accounting! Ambitious yet down to earth, agile nature to adapt to a constantly changing environment while delivering outcomes.

Interested? Apply online below today!

Call Nicqui Lartigue on 0411 547 746 for a confidential discussion. Closing date 3 June 2018

We are committed to improving employment outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, Older Australian's and people of all abilities. For application support only please contact recruitment@benevolent.org.au.