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Location Sydney, Australia
Date Posted March 14, 2020
Category Accounting and Finance
Job Type Full-time
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Salary $70,000 - $79,999


Accountant Private Advertiser location Sydney. Salary $70,000 - $79,999.

Connecting Families is a community services organization founded in 2013 specialising in arranging assistance and support and counsel for families in need providing a range of services within the Child Protection and Disability Services sector. Our entire team is committed to meeting the needs of all the families we assist and support. Due the growth of the organisation, a vacant position has now become available.

About the role as the Accountant, you will working on a day-to-day financial tasks. This role will join a talented team led by one of the directors. You will work closely with the team and be given the opportunity to have a tangible impact on the strategic choices made across the business.

About you we are looking for the perfect candidate to thrive in this role.

You will be able to demonstrate that you are energetic – you love a challenge and you are driven by ambition. Strategic – you thrive in situations where you are required to problem-solve on the fly. Analytical- you have knowledge in data analysis, research, interpretation and recommendations. Commercial – you apply a pragmatic approach to your work and strive to make an impact on the big picture success of your team. Technically proficient – your broad experience has given you a solid knowledge base and real confidence in your technical abilities.

Key responsibilities include financial analysis and reporting. Budgeting and forecasting. Developing and managing financial systems. Preparing annual budgets. Preparation of monthly reports, reconciliation. Data entry into accounting system. Assisting with ad-hoc financial analysis. Maintaining employment record management systems. Bring new ideas and initiatives to drive change in the accounting space and business more generally.

Ideally, you will possess the following skills and qualifications At least 3 years’ relevant experience as a Accountant. A Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance or related course. Studying towards a CA/CPA. Demonstrated relevant accounting experience in busy and dynamic environments. A great eye for detail. Strong XERO accounting skills.

Strong verbal and written communication skills expected due to direct client contact. Demonstrated intermediate/advanced Microsoft Excel skills. Sound knowledge of accounting best practices, and the statutory and regulatory framework including ATO, DCJ and NDIS. The ability to work collaboratively and identify requirements for organisational success.