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Project Accountant - Shared Services

Job Title: Project Accountant - Shared Services
Location: Brisbane
Reference: 2695761
Contact Name: Casper Oxlee
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Job Published: March 23, 2018 15:59

Job Description

Our client, a large CBD based organisation is undergoing exciting change in their shared services department. Due to these changes they require an experienced Accountant/Project Lead (Specialising in shared services) to join their finance team on a contract basis - with the objective of conducting a detailed review over the current shared service processes (AP & AR), finding weaknesses in the system as well as developing strategies to overcome these areas and ensure that processes are run in an efficient and timely manner. The role will be reporting directly to the CFO whilst working with the organisation’s shared services team.
Reporting to the CFO, you will be held accountable for;
  • Conducting a detailed review of the existing accounts payable procedures and processes; including the creation of new suppliers, receipt and coding of invoices, invoice data entry and payment.
  • Critically analysing whether all the organisations needs will be achieved by the application and identify areas for improvement/optimisation or potential enhancements to propose to the business.
  • Identifying and implementing opportunities to improve upon these existing procedures, to improve accuracy of coding and statistics for time payments and to increase productivity of the businesses organisation.
  • Review client deliverables and ensure that requirements are adhered to and met.
  • This contract role will place you within a busy finance project team and provide the opportunity to manage and build an improved set of processes and to work directly with the organisations CFO.
This is an approximately a 12-month contract opportunity - located in the Brisbane CBD.
To be considered for this pivotal role the ideal candidate must demonstrate the following;
  • Working experience in a corporate shared services environment.
  • Strong working knowledge of Accounts payable and Accounts Receivable shared services and process optimisations for these functions.
  • Process design and mapping skills with a proven track record.
  • Strong business analytical skill set and the ability to critically review current systems.
  • Experience with an ERP software package and be exposed to a system implementation project.
  • High level of expertise and knowledge across the shared services environment.
  • Clear & confident in your communication style, with the proven ability in building positive business relationships with internal staff and the organisations management. 
To be considered for this role apply now or for more information contact Casper Oxlee on 07 3854 3802 or via email