Financial Accountant 12 Month FTC

We are an international company with a workforce of more than 38,500 top professionals, present in more than 40 countries across the five continents. Leaders in Innovation and Technological Development at the service of society, we’re looking for experts in designing a better planet who can go out there and promote sustainable development and find solutions to the biggest global challenges, including global warming, overpopulation and water scarcity.

Since establishing a presence in Australia in 2002, ACCIONA have invested more than AUD$1 billion through local investment opportunities and project development. As a national business ACCIONA employs more than 1,000 people in its renewable energy, infrastructure and water projects across the country.

This role is to support control of the General Ledger end to end from AP/AR to financial statements/management reporting. Working closely with the Financial Controller this role has an important month end focus as well as maintaining the integrity of systems, controls and procedures. Will play a key role in the year-end audit process. Other tasks include, but are not limited to, group consolidations, purchase ordering system management and executive reporting.

Job Description

  • Play a key role in the month end process, preparation and review of reconciliations and journals for a number of entities within the group. Particular focus on the operations of Waubra, Gunning, Mt Gellibrand & Cathedral Rocks Wind Farms.
  • Ensuring account balances are accurate, complete and in line with expectation each month.
  • Management of the intercompany balances matrix (AEO group, AEAG group).
  • Assist with monthly group consolidations.
  • Work with Spain head-office in meeting requests for information as they arise.
  • Ensure controls and processes are adequate and suggest improvements.
  • Assist the Financial Controller in developing/improving finance team procedures and policies.
  • Preparation of annual financial statements

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Tertiary qualified, majoring in commerce/accounting/finance.
  • Intermediate Excel skills(essential)
  • Completed or commenced CA/CPA studies (essential).
  • Minimum three years’ experience, ideally making your first step from audit or current financial accounting role.
  • Budgeting and Audit experience highly regarded.
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS and accounting concepts.
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills for effective liaison with ACCIONA Operations staff, auditors, banks and colleagues in Spain.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and promote equality and diversity. Indigenous Australians and candidates from minority groups are encouraged to apply.