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Financial Accountant Adelaide SA

Maxima Group

Maxima Group Adelaide SA Australia

2 months ago


About Maxima:

Maxima is a leading not for profit organisation, with over 500 staff across Australia and a 35 year history of delivering a variety of valuable services that enable economic and community participation across Australia.

Our business streams deliver:
• Apprenticeship and traineeship career pathways
• Recruitment sourcing and placement for organisations seeking temporary or permanent staff
• Employment sourcing, placement, practical and pastoral support for people living with disability
• NDIS support services (Employment Supports, Allied Health, Plan Management and Support Coordination)

• Opportunity to apply your financial accounting skills to a growing and complex NFP organisation
• Collaborative and supportive environment with a positive workplace culture
• Competitive remuneration package

Based in our Hindmarsh head office, the Financial Accountant will undertake comprehensive and practical ownership for the end-to-end accounting... lifecycle. Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will provide indirect leadership and mentoring to the Accounts function including Accounts Payable, Receivable and Cash Management functions, while supporting and collaborating with the senior finance team and other key stakeholders to ensure quality and control over financial functions.

Responsibilities also include;
• Leading and contributing to annual and interim Financial Audit with support from team and audit partners
• Providing oversight and compliance for company tax obligations
• Performing relevant monthly and annual reconciliations to contribute to end of month reporting
• Providing lease reporting under AASB16
• Managing appropriate record keeping and reporting for Joint Venture
• Maintaining Credit Card processes, reconciliations, and compliance obligations
• Overseeing the management of Fixed Assets accounts, including acquisition, disposal, and audit
• Preparing end of month journals for relevant Investment accounts
• Work with the Finance Manager to support the Accounts Payable, Receivable and Cash management team in managing KPI’s and outputs
• Leading monthly financial accounts and contribution to month-end closure
• Developing and monitoring of relevant group finance policy

Skills and Experiences:

With 4+ years experience in a senior finance position, you will have proven leadership skills coupled with a passion for delivering detailed and complex accounting, across the full accounting lifecycle.

You will also have:
• Demonstrated ability to act as the key accounting expert within the business, providing clear and easy to understand accounting advice
• A tertiary qualification in commerce, finance or accounting, together with a full membership of a professional accounting body such as CPA, CA or CIMA.
• Advanced Excel skills
• Intermediate knowledge of ERP systems (preferably Business Central)
• Familiarity in Not-for-profit sector (desirable)
• Experience in federal and state funding programs (desirable)
• Evidence of approved ATAGI COVID Vaccinations, or a valid exemption. as required from the relevant government health authority
• A current National Criminal History Record Check (Police Clearance)
• A current Working with Children Check

Culture And Benefits

At Maxima we distinguish ourselves by offering a supportive working environment. Be welcomed into a culture of continuous improvement and endless learning opportunities.
• Salary sacrifice up to $15,900 of your yearly income
• 17.5% annual leave loading
• Healthy lifestyle initiatives
• Continuous training and development
• Long term career development opportunities
• Volunteering leave
• Employee Assistance Program
• A community-focused team culture

Maxima believes in the strength of a diverse workforce. We welcome applicants who have a disability, identify as First Nations, are from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds or are members of the LGBTQIA+ community. The life experiences of our employees help us build strong relationships with our customers and enables us to deliver services that benefit all members of our community. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call (1300 669 859) or email [email protected] and advise us of your preferred method of communication
Adelaide SA Australia

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