Financial Accountant (Multiple Roles)

Government of South Australia
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Competitive Salary
May 02, 2021
May 08, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Department of Treasury and Finance

Job reference: 435561

Location: 5015 - PORT ADELAIDE

Job status: Short Term Contract

Eligibility: Open to Everyone

Shared Services SA - Financial Operations, Government Services The Financial Accountant reports directly to the Principal Financial Accountant. The incumbent is responsible for the provision of accurate and timely financial services, annual financial statements, asset management and general ledger information which meets customer needs. The Financial Accountant undertakes taxation activities to ensure legislative compliance and tax effective solutions.Provide quality customer service, whilst building relationships with clients, and demonstrating respect, consistency and courtesy when dealing with written and verbal enquiries.Prepare annual financial statements and associated working papers, in accordance with Treasurer's Instructions, Accounting Policy Framework and Australian Accounting Standards.Prepare and analyse financial reports and ensure the accuracy of system generated financial reports.Undertake designated activities associated with reconciliations including: investigating and following up of outstanding items; balancing the general ledger and subsidiary systems where access is provided; collating returns; preparing calculations and journals for processing, and approving journals when required. Undertake general accounting and various financial services tasks.Provide timely and accurate financial information and advice to client agencies, on accounting and financial management policies, processes and procedures.Contribute to the development, maintenance, implementation and review of financial management policies, processes, procedures, general ledger, and systems, including assistance with unclaimed monies processes.

Special Conditions:
  • Incumbents must hold current Australian work eligibility status and may be subject to a criminal history check.
  • Incumbent may be assigned to other duties at this remuneration level or equivalent.
  • Some out of hours work may be required.
  • Short term temporary contract for 12 months.
  • Intrastate and interstate travel may be required.
  • Incumbents are required to participate in the Department's Performance Development Program.
  • Incumbent is required to participate in the Operations Performance Management Program measuring their performance of tasks related to this position.
  • Location: 21-25 Nile Street, PORT ADELAIDE.
  • Essential Requirements: A relevant degree level qualification in accounting, finance, commerce or economics (majoring in accounting) and eligibility for membership to CPA Australia or equivalent professional accounting association.

    Remuneration: Administrative Services Officer, Level 5 (ASO5 $80,830 - 89,897 p.a.)

    Enquiries to: Jane Morony Assistant Finance Officer Email:

    Application Instructions: All applications must be submitted online via I Work For SA by clicking 'Apply' and following the instructions. Applicants to submit a covering letter (maximum of two pages) relevant to the Role Description together with a current resume. Applications should include the name, email address and contact number of three current referees.Applications close 5.00 pm.The Department of Treasury and Finance actively promote flexible working arrangements, and is committed to having at least 50% of interviewees for each role being women. At DTF we value and encourage diversity within our workforce, to help us reflect the community we serve.

    Applications close: 13/05/2021 5:00 PM Attachments:
    - DTF SSSA ASO5 Financial Accountant (B373308).pdf - employment declaration.pdf

    Flexibility Statement The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

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