Osborne Richardson has been exclusively appointed by Mackay Regional Council in their search for a Senior Accountant – Revenue & Treasury to join their Finance team on a permanent basis.
Mackay, nestled on the coast of the Coral Sea, stands as a testament to the natural wonders and vibrant lifestyle that characterize this Australian gem.
Boasting a perfect blend of urban sophistication and breathtaking natural beauty, Mackay offers a unique experience for residents. The region's pristine beaches, including the iconic Eimeo Beach and Harbour Beach, provide a picturesque backdrop for leisure and relaxation. Nature enthusiasts can explore the nearby Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's most diverse ecosystems, while the stunning Whitsunday Islands are easily accessible for those seeking tropical paradise.
Beyond its natural allure, Mackay is a thriving economic hub with a diverse range of industries, ensuring a robust job market and economic stability. The city's commitment to cultural events, recreational activities, and a welcoming community spirit further enhances its appeal, making Mackay and the Coral Coast region an ideal destination for a well-rounded and fulfilling lifestyle.
As a Senior Accountant – Revenue & Treasury at Mackay Regional Council, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the accuracy, compliance, and efficiency of financial transactions, revenue recognition, and treasury activities. This position aims to contribute to the financial integrity of the Council by assisting in the annual modelling of Council's rates and charges and responding to queries from community groups and members of the public.
Perform financial analysis, reporting, and budgeting functions.
Prepare financial statements and reports in compliance with accounting standards.
Contribute to the development and implementation of financial policies and procedures.
Assist in the management of financial risks and opportunities.
Provide financial advice and support to various departments and stakeholders.
Participate in audits and ensure compliance with relevant regulations.
Mentor and guide junior team members (Senior Accountants).
Qualifications and Experience:
Tertiary qualifications in Business, Finance, Commerce or Accounting
Desirable - Eligibility for membership to the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants or Chartered Accountants association.
Experience in and an understanding of Local Government accounting procedures, guidelines and Australian Auditing Standards.
Experienced in TechOne Software (Finance 1 / Ci Anywhere)
Strong financial acumen and analytical skills.
Proficiency in financial software and tools.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a fast paced, high volume team.
Attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy.
What We Offer:
Competitive salary and benefits package.
Up to 18% superannuation (conditions apply)
Choice of 4 or 5 weeks' annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
Variety of flexible working options
Relocation assistance and other benefits may be available and negotiated with the successful applicants.
May be eligible for salary sacrificing options
Membership to lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts
Study and assistance programs for career development
Employee Assistance Program
Active Social Club
Employee health and wellbeing initiatives
How to Apply:
If you are a motivated and experienced Senior Accountant looking to make a difference in the community, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and relevant experience via the apply now button or directly to Jason@osbornerichardson.com.au
Mackay Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and respectful workplace.
Application Deadline: Please have your application including CV and cover sheet in by close of business on Friday 23rd February 2024.
Join us at Mackay Regional Council and be part of a team that shapes the future of our vibrant region. Make a meaningful contribution to the community and advance your career in Finance.