Finance Officer

Posted 24 May 2024
Salary$0 - $50.74 per hour
Job type Casual

Job description

Our client is seeking an experienced Finance Officer for a 6-month temporary contract in their Perth CBD office.

Start: ASAP

Rate: $50.74 per hour plus Super
Hours: Full-time – 38 hours per week
Duration: Until 31 October 2024
Location: Perth CBD
Type: Temporary casual contract (no leave entitlements – casual loading included in rate)

Role summary
Undertakes the day-to-day financial accounting activities of the Financial Operations team, including accounts payable, accounts receivables, corporate card and debt recovery. Assists with other accounting function, such as reconciliation, preparation of financial statements, ad hoc reports, and record keeping as required.

Key responsibilities
Financial Operations
• Undertakes the day-to-day financial accounting activities of the Financial Operations team, including accounts payable, accounts receivables, corporate card and debt recovery.
• Assists with corporate card administration and user support, including changes to credit card limits, application for new cards and cancellations.
• Supports the internal stakeholders with respect to payables, credit card acquittals.
• Assists with payment runs, including the accurate and timely payment of invoices.
• Liaises with internal staff to ensure outstanding debts are follow up in accordance with the policy and procedures.
• Assists with the maintenance of the write-off register in accordance with policy; and processes the write-off of debtor transactions in the Financial Management Information System.
• Assists with the preparation of monthly aged debtor/creditor analysis reports and advises appropriate action in accordance with policies and procedures.
• Assists with the preparation of legal action to recover debts with external debt collection agency.
• Assists with maintaining the streamlining the corporate credit card, accounts payable and receivable, and debt recovery processes in accordance with policy.
• Creates and maintains customer/supplier master records as required.
• Maintains a professional relationship with internal and external stakeholders and ensures relevant queries are resolved.
• Assists with the bank reconciliation process when required.
• Provides financial accounting support, including the development and maintenance of processes and procedures.
• Assists with reconciliation and other internal controls, and maintains compliance with statutory obligations and organisational requirements, including sub-ledgers to the general ledger.
• Assists with month-end and year-end processes and reporting, preparation of financial statements and other ad hoc reporting requirements.
• Ensures that the accounting and business processes are in accordance with policy, the Financial Management act 2006, and the Treasurer’s Instructions.
• Identifies any financial issues and informs the Team Leader Financial Operations of non-compliance with legislation, standards, policies and procedures.

Essential criteria
Role specific
1. Demonstrated experience in the use of a Financial Management Information System in a large organisation.
2. Demonstrated working knowledge and experience in accounts receivables, accounts payable, debt recovery, reconciliations and application of financial accounting policies and procedures.
Desirable criteria
1. Knowledge of the Financial Management Act 2006 and Treasurer’s Instructions.

Other Requirements
Full working rights within Australia
Current National Police Clearance (or ability to obtain if successful)

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