Project Accountant



Leading University requires a strong accountant to lead the finance function for a transformation project Your new project You will be the lead finance professional for this ERP transformation project Your new role Provide assistance to the Project Leadership team with the development and coordination of financial management for the Project, consistent with University policies and procedures. Support the Project Leadership team with the development of the Project budget, financial planning and forecasting. Manage end of month reconciliations, including month-end adjustments and accruals in relation to Project.

Prepare monthly management reports on financial performance of the project, examining and reporting on trends and variances, incorporating options to redress discrepancies and rebalance budgets. Provide detailed financial advice and analysis to the Project Leadership team. What you'll need to succeed You will need the ability to digest financial Project data and make clear observations that are then communicated back to a Business Partner in a concise and relevant manner.

You will have excellent excel skills, with the ability to take a large number of fields and report these back in a graph, pivot, waterfall, summary or PowerPoint presentation. You will need to be able to interrogate variances and understand the drivers behind the variance. Including monthly resourcing variances for both effort and cost.

This project will be managing roughly 150 people so ideally you will have worked on a project of a similar size and nature What you'll get in return An initial fixed term contract until December next year with the opportunity to work on a a multi million dollar project in one of the largest universities. A generous salary package with opportunities for growth and development moving forward What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to krishan.paulpillaihays. or call Krish now on 9604 9678 If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. SA Licence number : LHS 297508.

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13 Nov 2019


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