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Financial Accountant - Business Services Centre

Downer Group

19 Sep 2022 AUS Eastern Standard Time Apply now Refer a friend Financial Accountant - Business Services Centre Apply now Job ID: 593711 Job type: Full Time - Permanent Location: Sydney, North Ryde, Brisbane, Melbourne Categories: Finance & Payroll Who we are Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities. Position summary The Accounting Services team forms part of the Business Services Centre here at Downer and provides transactional accounting support to the Downer Group.

The function operates in a high-volume transaction-based environment and is largely responsible for payment of third party payments, balance sheet reconciliations relating to payroll, bank account, lease accounting and fixed asset management (incl. fleet vehicle maintenance). This is a high-volume processing environment where operations management and continuous improvement are vital to success.

The BSC has around 350 staff, pays over 50,000 employees. THE ROLE Working closely with the Accounting Services Supervisor, the role will have the following main responsibilities: Prepare and maintain balance sheet reconciliation across key accounts Prepare, upload and pay superannuation contribution through clearing house Prepare and pay PAYG withholding amounts to ATO Prepare monthly payroll reports for team use Resolve employee/external queries and fix root causes Assist with monthly KPI data collation Assist with payroll tax lodgement and payment Actively engage in process improvement activities to streamline various processes within the team Provide backup and support to other team members as workload fluctuates or leave is taken Escalate issues promptly ABOUT YOU Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Accounting CA or CPA qualified Minimum 3 years’ experience in a Financial Accountant role with strong focus on payroll data and compliance Must have experience working with large corporate ERP (e.g.

SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, JDE) and payroll system (SAP, Oracle) and report writers SAP and Trintech experiences are highly desired Must have very strong Excel capabilities Must have a strong analytical mind with a proven record of continuous process improvement In-depth knowledge with balance sheet reconciliation and system integration requirements Able to understand and work through complex business structures Proficient in Microsoft Office – Word, Access WHAT WE OFFER As an employee of Downer, you may benefit from a range of career support programs, well-being packages and financial benefits, available through us and our selected partners. These include: Access to the Employee Assistance Program; Flexible work arrangements; Onsite childcare – Sydney (North Ryde) only Salary sacrifice superannuation; Novated leasing; Banking discounts & offers; Discounted travel & accommodation; Discounted veh.


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