Revenue & Grant Accountant

Catholic Education Office - Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (see more jobs from this school)

Manuka, ACT

Finance / Accounts

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 31 October 2021

In the middle of the vibrant hub of Manuka, you will work with a dedicated team focused on supporting our people to deliver quality education.

<h2 align="center"><strong>Revenue and Grant Accountant</strong></h2> <p><strong>Location:</strong>&nbsp;Manuka, Canberra&nbsp;<br><strong>Employment Type:</strong>&nbsp;Full-time (first contract term 3 years)<br><strong>Salary Range:&nbsp;</strong>Grade 6 ($115,470 - $127,013 + Superannuation)<br><strong>Position number: </strong>#498043<br><strong>Start Date:</strong>&nbsp;Negotiable<br><strong>Closing Date:&nbsp;</strong>11.55pm, Sunday 31 October 2021</p> <p>Catholic Education, Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (CECG) plays an integral role in education both in the ACT and NSW operating 56 Schools and 8 Early Learning Centres.</p> <p>CECG has embarked on a holistic Finance Transformation program that seeks to uplift the Finance service delivery and ensure continuous optimisation. As a result of the transformation program, several exciting new positions are now available.</p> <p><strong>About the Role</strong></p> <p>As the successful applicant of this role, you will be the process owner for revenue accounting and reporting in our Financial Control team, this including the application, receipt and distribution of grant funding across Catholic Education CG. &nbsp;You will be responsible for the modelling and analytics of revenue across CE and providing insightful and actionable advice to our key stakeholders.</p> <p>This role will allow you the opportunity to identify and implementation of significant process improvement across the Financial Control team and in the implementation of any changes in the revenue recognition accounting standards.</p> <p><strong>Key responsibilities</strong></p> <ul> <li>Ensuring the timely and accurate close of the month-end and annual reporting periods including: <ul> <li>The calculation and posting of accruals, provisions and adjustments related to revenue.</li> <li>Completion of the balance sheet review of high risk accrued revenue accounts</li> </ul> </li> <li>Ensuring the production of timely and accurate monthly and annual statutory and regulatory reporting.</li> <li>Working with the FP&amp;A team in the production of insightful management reporting.</li> <li>Understanding of the end-to-end Commonwealth, ACT and NSW grant processes and assisting in the funding applications, receipt of grants and distribution of grants across CE.</li> <li>Ensuring the operating effectiveness of key revenue financial controls and assisting in the completion of the annual external audit.</li> <li>Actively identifying and implementing key changes and improvements across Financial Control.</li> <li>Actively assisting in the development of Finance Policies related to revenue and implementing accounting changes required under General Purpose Financial Reporting Standards.</li> <li>Providing training to new starters in the Financial Control team</li> </ul> <p><strong>Essential Criteria</strong></p> <ul> <li>A growth mindset and an eye for finance modernisation</li> <li>Highly effective analytical and problem-solving capabilities</li> <li>Strong written and verbal communication skills and an ability to collaborate effectively both within and across teams</li> <li>Have a demonstrated understanding of financial control frameworks</li> <li>Experience in finance change/transformation programs and experience in implementing changes to the relevant accounting standards</li> <li>Strong time management capabilities and high attention to detail</li> <li>The successful applicant will hold tertiary qualifications in Accounting or Business and current membership of a relevant professional accounting body such as CA/CPA</li> <li>Be willing to complete an employee suitability check</li> </ul> <p><strong>Benefits and Opportunities</strong></p> <ul type="disc"> <li>Attractive remuneration with access to Salary Packaging</li> <li>Join a team with a positive and supportive work culture</li> <li>Immediate start available</li> </ul> <p><em>Please refer to the position description <img src="" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="">Revenue and Grant Accountant - Position Description.docx&nbsp;</a>for in-depth detail regarding the criteria and skill set required.<br><br></em><strong>Application Process</strong></p> <p>Applicants will be required to submit a covering letter outlining briefly the qualifications, skills and experience section in the&nbsp;position description and a current resume.</p> <p>For further information about the role and Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra &amp; Goulburn please visit the <a href="">website</a> and position description.&nbsp;If you have any questions contact the Recruitment Team on&nbsp;02 6234 5427 or via email at&nbsp;<a href=""></a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><br><br><p><img src="" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>
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