APS3 Finance Officer APS3 Finance Officer …

Hays Accountancy & Finance
in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
Hays Accountancy & Finance
in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Hays Accountancy & Finance
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Recruiting an enthusiastic candidate with accounting & finance experience to join a fast paced environment.
Introduction
Hays is proud to partner with the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) in preparation for the next Federal Election. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic candidate with accounting and finance experience to join a busy and fast paced environment.

Your new role
The purpose of the APS3 Finance Officer role is to perform a range of administration, project and operational support duties. Working across a larger team, you will be responsible for a rage of accounting and finance duties.

Position Duties:
  • Undertaking reconciliations, investigations, month end reporting, accruals, and general journals
  • Supporting our Qld and NT network with queries and other requests
  • Manage small, non-complex projects in relation to election activities
  • Identify and report issues, take appropriate action, including escalation of emerging issues
  • Editing/proofing documentation
  • Ensure adherence to quality and compliance standards for electoral projects or activities and escalate relevant issues to the Senior Project officers
  • Engage with internal and external stakeholders
  • Financial activities including credit card maintenance, bill payment etc.
  • Engage in simple procurement activities
  • Prepare internal and external communications
  • Assist with scheduling staff
  • Perform tasks in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and AEC policies and guidelines
  • Other duties as directed by AEC staff
What you'll need to succeed
  • Have accounting and finance skills
  • Works independently with a high level of accuracy, seeks feedback
  • Identifies and analyses risks, implements solutions and improvements, escalates when required
  • Demonstrates sound judgement and ability to make informed decisions
  • Responds positively to change, is adaptable and willing to be flexible
  • Demonstrated personal integrity and professionalism
  • Previous experience in administration, finance, procurement or similar
  • Knowledge and experiencing using Microsoft Office and other computer based applications
To be eligible for this position applicants must:
  • be an Australian Citizen
  • be able to obtain and maintain a Police Check
  • be able to sign a Political Neutrality Statement
  • be able to provide contact details of two referees, including a current supervisor.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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. Should you wish to contact our team directly, please contact us via AEC.QLD@Hays.com.au.

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Company Overview

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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