Senior Management Accountant - 6 Month Contract - $160-180K inc

Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Commercial
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH224257_1532668936


2IC to Finance Director to take control and manage all day to day activities for the business unit which consists of 6 Defence contracts.

The individual must be hands-on, proactive, a problem solver, and a solid communicator who is prepared to challenge and hold people accountable, whilst delivering on their promises to stakeholders.

Key deliverables expected in the next 6 months

  • Manage the 2019 budget process, including hands on support to establish cost to completes for key contracts (Due early September)
  • Manage the month end / year end close for the business unit, including analytical review and commentary on results (P&L, B/S, Cash flow)
  • Manage and improve the accuracy of the monthly rolling forecasts process (P&L, B/S Cash flow)
  • Support the FD with commercial / contractual issues, analysis and proposals
  • P&L interrogation / P&L rebuild to drive insight and margin in key contracts
  • Support finance transformation and knowledge transfer to the offshore Centre of Excellence based in India


  • Smart, diligent and motivated - prepared to roll sleeves up and get stuck in
  • Takes ownership and delivers outcomes
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Problem solving, proactive and can do attitude - addresses root cause
  • Strong communication - ability to simplify and present meaningful information to non-finance staff
  • Analytical mindset and strong excel skills working from source data
  • IFRS15 / long term contract accounting knowledge would be beneficial
  • Prefer SAP and Business Warehouse knowledge


  • Competative Remuneration
  • Complex and challenging role
  • CBD Location