Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary / Contract
Location: Adelaide
Job Published: June 15, 2020 15:13

Job Description

About the role

The Senior Accountant will to undertake a 2-3-month temp assignment to assist the finance team with the management of all financial functions. This will be a part time role offering 3 days per week and located in the northern suburbs.

Culture & Benefits

  • Immediate start!
  • 2-3-month assignment
  • Part time – 3 Days per week
  • Onsite parking available
  • Get paid weekly! 
  • 24-hour support on your assignment  


  • Ensure accurate and timely accounting services by the Finance team. Provide guidance and leadership, and manage performance and skill development, of Finance team members
  • Preparation, lodgement and accountability for statutory returns including BAS, FBT and Annual Accounts
  • Management of annual budget preparation for all teams and relevant stakeholder organisations
  • Preparation and presentation of monthly financial reports to the organisations’ Audit and Risk Committee
  • Cash flow budgeting, monitoring and management
  • Management of the organisations’ investments and assets within the decisions of Council and the Executive management team
  • Management of the organisations financial products including bank accounts, loan accounts, credit cards and term deposits
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of statutory obligations to ensure they are met for the organisations including payroll, income tax (where applicable) and ASIC governance reporting
  • Maintain a knowledge of legislation to ensure compliance with the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act
  • Maintain a knowledge of, Electoral Commissions (State and Federal) reporting requirements and prepare reports and returns
  • Ongoing monitoring of financial transactions and bank accounts to ensure transactions are appropriate and mitigate risks identified, including notifying the Director, Operations and Strategy of identified risks
  • Provide advice to the Director, Operations and Strategy on investments, liabilities, asset acquisition and financial risks
  • Manage organisational debt collection risk and internal loan schemes including monitoring debtor activity, directing the debt collection company and providing advice to the Director, Operations and Strategy
  • Manage financial projects
  • Develop financial policies, procedures and risk management and be accountable for their operation after approval


Skills and experience

  • Recently demonstrated experience as a Senior Accountant or similar
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field such as Accounting, Finance or Commerce
  • Hold a current DCSI – Child Related Clearance or DHS – Working with Children Check
  • The ability to work within a broad team and provide leadership to others
  • Experience in managing an accounting function with the ability to adhere to deadlines related to finance and accounting
  • Experience in managing and leading diverse teams
  • Experience with organisational statutory reporting and compliance requirements
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Sound time management skills and able to manage your own workload
  • Driver’s License and your own vehicle


Apply now and find out more

If you are ready to register your interest in this role, forward your current resume to, via our website at, or via the link below, or call 08 8232 8008 for more information. Your confidential application will be acknowledged by email and shortlisted applicants will be contacted by phone.


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