Contract Financial Accountant

Job title : Contract Financial Accountant
Location : Brisbane
Job type : Contract or Temp
Contact name : Aimee Allaway
Contact email :
Job reference : 1500488
Contract Financial Accountant

The Position

As a Contract Financial Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining accurate financial records and supporting the Financial Controller in various accounting functions.  The contract will be 3 months initially.  There is a potential opportunity for this position to transition into permanent.

Key Responsibilities
  • Establishing and maintaining all accounting and related records.
  • Providing support to the Financial Controller in producing monthly management accounts.
  • Managing all areas of finance including financial accounting, reporting, budgeting, forecasting, planning, analysis, and tax.
  • Reviewing and improving financial reporting systems to ensure a high level of internal control.
  • Meeting financial reporting requirements including monthly management reports and other requested reports.
  • Assisting with preparation of monthly management accounts and profit and loss review.
  • Ensuring completion of monthly General Ledger reconciliations.
  • Handling vehicle administration and records maintenance.
  • Preparing KPIs for monthly Board pack.
  • Monthly cash flow reporting for the Board pack.
  • Preparing and submitting BAS for each business and assisting with FBT preparation.
  • Maintaining company fixed asset registers.
  • Supporting the Financial Controller in annual budgeting, statutory accounts, and external audit requirements.
  • Other tasks delegated by the Financial Controller.

Skills and Experience
  • Degree in Accounting.
  • CPA qualification.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to lead and work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in maintaining and updating Policies and Procedures.
  • Bank payment authorization in the absence of the Financial Controller.
  • Internal Communication: Financial Controller, Group General Manager, Managing Director, Finance Team, Branches and Sales.
  • External: Insurers, ATO, Relevant Government Bodies.

The Organisation

Sharp & Carter are proud to partner with this large manufacturing company who are leaders within their industry.  They have a supportive and friendly team who are proud of the company’s ongoing success. With parking onsite, they are located in the Northern Suburbs of Brisbane.

How to Apply
To apply please use the link below or for a confidential conversation please contact Aimee Allaway |