management accountant in Canberra

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
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The Organisation:

  • You will be working with a large Federal Government department - in a medium-sized team - in Canberra's inner South. It believes in a healthy work-life balance, and values a vibrant and dynamic workplace environment.

The Role:

  • We are looking for individuals with substantive experience in Federal Government employment. Beyond strong accounting and finance experience and grounding, you must possess outstanding communication skills as you will be liaising with cost centre and / or project managers on a daily basis.


  • Assisting with preparation of monthly expenditure and management reports
  • Assisting with preparation of month-end accounts, budgets and forecasts
  • Liaising with cost centre and / or project managers to provide project expenditure reports
  • Reviewing current budget, expenditure, financial information to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Providing advice and guidance in financial matters


  • Knowledge of, and substantive experience with SAP
  • Previous Federal Government experience
  • Account and financial - including budgeting and monthly management reporting
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Excellent communicative skills - written and verbal
  • Australian citizenship


  • Previous experience in property and / or project accounting
  • Ability to hold and maintain a security clearance
  • Relevant professional qualifications - CPA and / or CA - especially advantageous


  • This is a great opportunity to work in a well-regarded organisation that has developed an excellent team culture that values maintaining a happy and supportive workplace for its employees. Randstad and out client are Equal Employment Opportunity employers, and we pride ourselves in providing workplaces that have a zero tolerance of discrimination in any form.

How To Apply:

  • Click APPLY to submit your application online. Please furnish a cover letter and relevant CV in WORD form. The Randstad specialist finance and accounting team will endeavour to be in touch with you as soon as possible.

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