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Hays Accountancy & Finance
in Adelaide, South Australia
Permanent, Full time
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Hays Accountancy & Finance
in Adelaide, South Australia
Permanent, Full time
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Hays Accountancy & Finance
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Join this rapidly expanding business at an exciting time | Well known national organisation | City fringe
Your new company
Villawood is one of Australia's leading residential land developers, with a proven track record in delivering innovative, family-focused master planned communities across Australia for 30+ years. Villawood has master planned communities throughout Victoria, Queensland, and South Australia and is currently expanding its project portfolio. On offer is an outstanding opportunity to be part of one of Australia's leading property developers, to be part of a well-respected and well renowned development team with excellent company culture. The key objective of this role will be to manage the financial integrity, partner with the business and report the financial results of various property development projects.

Your new role
You'll report to the General Manager of Finance and will also work closely with the General Manager SA. This is a newly created opportunity in SA and your role will be varied and will continue to evolve.
  • Feasibility and cashflow reporting for a portfolio of projects
  • Prepare monthly workpaper reconciliations, profit and loss and balance sheets for the project portfolio and investment entities
  • Present monthly project updates to key stakeholders in collaboration with Development Managers and distribute relevant shareholder reports
  • Ensure that the internal controls framework is followed so that GL integrity is maintained
  • Document and manage important project policies and finance processes
  • Engage with the wider team, external accountants and auditors to assist with the timely completion of statutory obligations
  • Manage compliance requirements for the portfolio, including; BAS, IAS, statutory account preparation, and annual tax return
  • Review, allocate and approve invoices, conduct analysis on project costs, investigate variances and engage in continuous profit improvement
  • Drive commercial, financial outcomes and prepare reports to support decision making and reporting
  • Identify and play an active role in ongoing business improvement initiatives within finance and the broader group
  • Monitor and review development contracts to project budgets are accurate
  • Manage all insurances, bonds and other financial registers and review, understand and manage critical tasks on all key project agreements
  • Manage, monitor and report on bank covenants, assist with preparation of applications for finance for Land Settlement and Developments and prepare reports for presentation to investors
What you'll need to succeed
You'll be a CA/CPA qualified Accountant (or equivalent) with substantial experience gained in a commercially driven medium to large organisation. You'll have a strong knowledge of project cost reporting, budgeting, auditing, and financial analysis as well as an understanding of Australian taxation principles. You'll have excellent attention to detail, business partnering and systems skills and will be capable of building strong relationships internally and externally. Applicants with experience in accounting firms and/or experience in a project-based environment are encouraged.

What you'll get in return
You'll join a vibrant team at an exciting stage of their expansion and growth. You'll be an integral part of the team and will have the opportunity to influence as well as support the business. You'll also have the support a network of finance professionals in the other regions as well as head office.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in this position and have the appropriate experience, please apply to Lynsey White via the link below or call on 72214139 for a confidential discussion. Alternatively, for many more opportunities, please visit our website at

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About Hays
Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in Asia Pacific and the UK and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America. We operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments.

Hays believes the right job can transform a person's life and the right person can transform a business. They are passionate about connecting candidates with the right job for them.

Hays operates in over 40 locations throughout Australia and New Zealand. They find permanent jobs for over 15,000 people a year and temporary and contract assignments for over 25,000 people a year and at any one time employ over 20,000 temporaries and contractors.

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