The Rottnest Island Authority proudly takes responsibility to protect and manage the stunning, special and unique Class A Reserve, Rottnest Island in Western Australia.
Similar appointments may be made from this process in locations throughout Western Australia within a 12-month period to positions that may be permanent or contract, including contract appointments with the possibility of subsequent permanency.
THIS IS A PERMANENT, FULL-TIME POSITION
APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION CLOSE AT MIDDAY ON WEDNESDAY, 26 JUNE 2019
The Financial Accountant has a significant role in supporting the Manager Financial Accounting in managing a finance team to provide contemporary financial services as well as maintaining a robust financial management framework to facilitate the Authority’s outcomes. These services are provided through Financial Management Information System (FMIS) encompassing Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets and General Ledger and Cash modules.
The position provides active support in ensuring the FMIS integrity including month end and year end closures and key control reconciliations.
The Financial Accountant provides assistance to the Manager Financial accounting with regards to technical accounting advice, the development and implementation of policies and procedures and process improvement initiatives.
Applicants should address the following five (5) criteria. These should be addressed in no more than three (3) pages in total.
- Demonstrated sound experience in financial accounting and reporting.
- Demonstrated sound written and oral communication alongside strong interpersonal skills, including supervisory skills.
- Well-developed leadership skills including the ability to work collaboratively within a team environment.
- Demonstrated sound organisational skills, including the ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines.
- Demonstrated sound problem solving and analytical skills, including a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
The successful applicant will possess a relevant tertiary qualification and/or eligibility for membership to an Australian professional accounting body.
Note: In accordance with relevant legislation and departmental policy, the successful applicant will be required to possess or obtain a current and satisfactory National Police Check prior to commencement.
For the full role description, including detailed responsibilities and a full list of criteria, including those that are not required to be addressed in the application, please refer to attached Job Description below.
For Further Job Related Information: Please contact Mr Sydney Tong on (08) 9432 9374, or further information about the Rottnest Island Authority, please visit www.rottnestisland.com/.
Applicants should submit a written response addressing the above five (5) requested criteria (in no more than three (3) pages) together with a covering letter and current resume. Failure to do so may jeopardise the selection panel’s ability to make an assessment of your application.
For detailed assistance to ensure that you submit all of the required and appropriate information in your application, please ensure that you read the attached Job Application Kit carefully. All documents attached with your application must be in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.
No late or proforma applications will be accepted.
To avoid last minute congestion of the system, please endeavour to submit your application well before the closing time.
Applicants are encouraged to apply online.
A search for additional applicants may be conducted for this position where necessary in order to provide a more diverse and/or competitive field.
Substantive Equality Statement
Rottnest Island Authority supports and values diversity and aims to build a workforce that is representative of the community we live in. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse background and people with disabilities.