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Accounting Lead

Accounting Lead

Recruitment information for an Accounting Lead position at North East Water.

Position Information

Position number R23/24-67
Salary $90,574 to $100,709 plus 11% superannuation, depending on skills and experience
Hours per week 38
Location Wodonga, Regional Headquarters
Position enquiries Cameron Boag, Manager Financial and Commercial Services on 0429 991 492
Applications close 11:59pm 23 April 2024
Mandatory Requirements
  • Candidates must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or a foreign national with authorisation to work in Australia
  • Current Australian Driver's Licence


About the role

Are you looking for an outstanding work-life balance in a supportive and inclusive workplace? We have an exciting opportunity!

The Accounting Lead ensures the business is well positioned through:
•    Progressive financial reporting systems including working in partnership with stakeholders to assist efficient financial reporting processes both monthly and annually.
•    Overseeing timely payments and integrity of internal controls relating to accounts payable.
•    Ensuring ongoing review of systems policies and procedures in accordance with accounting standards, Financial Reporting Directions, and the Corporation’s needs.
•    Assisting in ensuring accounting records facilitate sound financial management of the Corporation.

As a Lead, you will motivate and mentor the accounting team to ensure obligations and goals are achieved effectively and efficiently.

This role is a full-time, ongoing opportunity including a monthly RDO and flexible work options. 

For further detail on the role, please refer to the Position Description below.

Key selection criteria

To be in consideration for this position please address in your application how you meet the following key selection criteria:

  • Formal qualification in accounting or business, or progression towards completion of degree, with demonstrated experience in a financial environment.
  • Experience preparing financial statements for management reporting and external financial audit requirements.
  • Ability to demonstrate experience of key financial processes, including general ledger reconciliations, monthly and year end reporting.
  • Experience in the water industry or ‘Not for Profit’ sector is highly desirable along with interpretation of accounting standards as they relate to financial reporting.
  • Experience leading, motivating, mentoring and/or managing a team.

Position descriptionApply here

Applications, including statements against the key selection criteria, must be submitted via the above online application form before the closing date/time. Applications via email will not be accepted. 

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