Finance Officer

Job Title: Finance Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Salary: $52 - $52 per hour
Start Date: 2019-06-29
Reference: JO-1906-96262
Contact Name: Lora-Ashleigh Hoppo
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 01, 2019 07:03

Job Description

About the Company
Davidson are a preferred supplier for the government sector and have strong partnerships within local, state and federal government.  We have a number of upcoming opportunities within Queensland Government across key departments. We are looking for reliable and professional market transaction officers who are available immediately.

About the Role
There is a great opportunity for a temporary finance officer to join a large team within one of Queensland’s most reputable departments. This opportunity is best suited to candidates who are experienced through all areas on senior finance and project work. The opportunity is based around Brisbane City Fringe and is a six month contract.

  • Provide expert financial accounting advice to all members of the internal teams
  • Understand and interpret legislation, policies and procedures
  • Review and update financial accounting policies to ensure continuous improvement and maintenance of compliance
  • Assist with the wider team and their overflow of duties
  • Liaise with program/project managers to clearly identify operating and capital funding requirements
  • Manage annual financial statements, notes disclosures, schedules, reconciliations and other work orders
  • Prepare and draft responses to urgent requests
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism when dealing with queries and questions
  • Utilise multiple software to generate and manage data reporting
  • Develop, manage, monitor and analyse the financial budget for programs and projects ensuring allocation of expenses in line with the accounting standards
  • Continuous improvement of analytics, budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes to deliver enhanced outcomes
  • Provide a high level of customer service to both internal and external stakeholder
  • Undertake other administrative duties as required

About You
  • Previous experience in financial accounting role
  • CA/CPA highly desirable
  • Excel experience is a MUST
  • Previous exposure to preparation of annual financial statements and year end processes
  • Possess a high level of attention to detail
  • Knowledge of, and experience in, the recording, forecasting and reporting of both Opex and Capex
  • Strong and effective communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Ability to think outside the box
  • Understanding of excel principals and report generation

The Benefits
  • Immediate start
  • Six month contract 
  • Attractive hourly rate 
  • A dedicated Davidson consultant supporting you throughout the contract

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Lora-Ashleigh Hoppo on 07 3023 1042, quoting ref no. JO-1906-96262. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at