Expression of interest - Finance Officer Government

Reputable government departments

Your new company
Several of our NSW government clients across Sydney (Sydney CBD, Parramatta, WFH) in some of the state's most reputable departments have notified us of recruits currently going through approvals that will need to be turned around at short notice - we will need experienced finance candidates that can fulfil the needs of these upcoming roles.

Your new role
Your day-to-day duties will include:

  • Preparation of working papers and returns in relation to taxation, such as monthly Business Activity Statements for GST, monthly and annual Payroll Tax reconciliations and returns and annual Fringe Benefits Tax returns, and arrange all payments required.
  • Reconcile, prepare and document general ledger asset and liability accounts monthly, making entries to correct as appropriate, maintaining all records to support the general ledger.
  • Perform end of month processing, including prepayment, accrual and miscellaneous entries, and creation of relevant reports and working papers.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly and annual statutory accounts to provide accurate and timely returns which comply with relevant tax legislation, accounting standards, and NSW Treasury requirements.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of team systems, policies and procedures.
  • Prepare daily and monthly cash flow forecasts and assist in the preparation of AM’s monthly recurrent and capital fund requirements report.
  • Respond to and action client’s requests relating to accounts payable and receivable transactions in a timely manner.
  • Maintaining strong stakeholder relationships
  • Learning and navigating through various computer systems
  • Undertake follow up action on overdue client and customer invoices to ensure payment

What you'll need to succeed
  • Must have SAP experience
  • Accounting Degree and/or equivalent experience in financial services role.
  • Experience in Excel.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial accounting and reporting including experience working with large volumes of complex data, especially data reconciliation.
  • Advanced capability to communicate clearly, concisely and appropriately both orally and in writing.
  • Experience using multiple computer-based systems and ability to learn new systems.

What you'll get in return
Contract durations are typically 3-6 months, however we sometimes get roles in for as short as one month if you are interested in something shorter term. Contracts often have the potential for extension and tend to pay between $40 and $60 per hour + super (these details will be clarified in regards to specific roles when they are officially released). These working environments are often described by our contractors as supportive and inclusive office cultures, with interactive training to set you up for success.

What you need to do now
Submit your application using the Apply Now button. Within 24 hours of your application submission, you will receive an online form via SMS/Email which you should complete at your earliest convenience. Please note, this online form should take no longer than 5 minutes to complete and is required for your application to be considered. Should you meet the requirements for one of these roles a Hays Consultant will endeavour to contact you with relevant roles as they are released.

LHS 297508 #2677149


Job Type
Government & Public Services
NSW, Sydney CBD

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Tahlia Young, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Sydney
Level 13, Chifley Tower, 2 Chifley Square

Telephone: 0281136436

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