Finance Officer

Job Title: Finance Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Perth
Reference: 775479
Job Published: September 18, 2018 17:30

Job Description

Our client is looking for a highly skilled Finance Officer for a 6 month assignment.  The main objective of this role is to assist the Directorate Accountant in providing financial support for the Directorate including the timely completion of the Annual Budget, Budget Review and Forecasts, management reports of monthly operating result, cost analysis and financial modelling.

The Role:
  • Provide input into the preparation of the Directorate consolidated Monthly Management Report and business unit reports
  • Work with project managers and officers to provide weekly/monthly Capital project reports
  • Provide weekly/monthly summary reports and graphs on Operational Expenditure and Income
  • Assist Business Units to conduct major variance analysis and other cost-benefit analysis as directed
  • Analyse financial information to identify trends and provide insight for Managers and Directors
  • Conduct major variance analysis of shortfalls against targets
  • Provide input for the creation and maintenance of costing models for labour, overtime, plant, equipment and vehicles
  • Assist Business Unit managers in preparation of Capital and Operating Budget
  • Prepare budget and budget review information
  • Input budget data and assemble progressive draft budget reports
  • Assembling salary and wages and workforce plan information
  • Monitor monthly performance against budget for specific projects, ensuring accuracy of information through liaising with administration and project officers
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable legislation, policies and procedures
To be successful:
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Sound financial experience in the areas of budget preparation, review and analysis
  • Solid understanding and working knowledge of Excel spreadsheets, word processing and Financial Management systems
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Solid analytical skills and accuracy
  • Tertiary qualification in Commerce or Business Studies or equivalent with relevant experience
Please note, due to the number of applications only successful applicants will be contacted.

Please contact Cara Carrodus on 9212 1001 or to discuss this contract role in more detail and in confidence.

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