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  • Job reference: RMS0154190

Financial Accountant

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 20/02/2015
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our Client is a leading provider of end-to-end outsourced engineering, maintenance and asset management services with a diversified end-market exposure across core sectors of rail, transport & technology systems, resources, water, power and defence.

The Role:
A position for a Financial Accountant is on offer to work on a Defence Maintenance Project based in Henderson. In this position you will be responsible for preparing financial budgets and forecasts. You will prepare monthly and ad-hoc financial reports. You will also manage all key financial processes and process improvements in accordance with company policy and audit requirements. Other key responsibilities include:

• Ensure accuracy and integrity of financial systems/ ledgers
• Responsible for statutory accounts preparation
• Responsible for tax compliance – GST, FBT, Income tax
• Provide high level variance analysis to support understanding of changes
• Enter budget and forecast data into SAP, prepare cash forecast
• Prepare standard monthly management accounts, including Profit and Loss, Sales and Profits, Overheads Analysis
• Prepare Capex, Overhead and Order book reports
• Ensure all reports balance back to financial system
• Prepare Variance analysis reports to justify variances to budget/forecast
• Manage month end transactions/ procedures (accruals, prepayments)
• Prepare / review monthly balance sheet/ control account reconciliations – to ensure accuracy of balances
• Enter monthly results into SAP
• Design accounting information systems to facilitate analysis

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
To be considered for this role you will have the following:

• Strong technical accounting skills & experience
• Detailed technical knowledge of all aspects of accounting transactions. Including budget and forecasting mechanisms
• Experience with integrated financial systems (SAP) essential
• Experience in process improvement
• Proven financial reporting skills and experience
• Ability to obtain and retain Defence Security Clearance (minimum Baseline)
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