Jan 06, 2022

Asset Accounting & Reporting Officer

$54,060 - $72,573 yearly
  • Goulburn Valley Water
  • Shepparton VIC, Australia
Full time Accounting Finance Government


Goulburn Valley Water (GVW) provides quality water and wastewater services to 54 towns in North Central Victoria. Our core purpose is to deliver safe, reliable and affordable water services to residential, commercial and industrial customers.

If you like to be kept busy you will thrive in this fixed term position supporting the asset accounting and reporting functions in the Finance team.

This is a great opportunity for an accounting professional or recent accounting graduate who has an understanding of, or previous experience with, asset accounting and reporting along with other accounting practices.

Highly motivated, detail oriented and confident in your skills, your well-honed abilities are complemented by studies completed in Finance or Business or are currently studying.

Solid time management and organisation skills will allow you to crush strict deadlines and your experience in systems, or ability to learn at ease, in particular, Microsoft Dynamics D365 will add significant value and input to assist the team to enhance customer service and achieve outstanding results.

A new year is upon us, are you ready to make the change?

About your new role...

Reporting to the Manager – Finance your focus will be on supporting the Finance team across asset accounting and reporting accounting functions.

This support will include general accounting, reporting and process improvements, preparation of monthly reports and variance analysis against budgets for department managers,

Perhaps you are a recent graduate accountant, with exciting potential and this opportunity presents as the next step in your accounting career. Perhaps you are currently studying in the accounting field, or you might have some experience behind you – any of these options appeal to us, and we would love to hear from you.

The position will be based at the Administration Building in thriving Fryers Street – in Shepparton’s CBD Hub. Here you can take a break from figures by popping into the precinct, an area currently under redevelopment to stretch the legs and grab your morning take away.

You will have the ability to work flexibly, in line with GVW’s flexible working policy.

This fixed term position will allow you to flex your accounting muscle, and be exposed to a Corporate setting in this essential services industry

About you...
To be considered for this role you must have demonstrated the following;

*Minimum Year 12 Education
*Cert IV or above in Finance or Business (or currently studying)
*High level knowledge of accounting principles and practices
*Understanding of financial systems;
*Experience using Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations  (desirable)
*Proven ability to engage collaboratively, influence and negotiate with a range of stakeholders
*Strong interpersonal skills
 *Strong written and verbal communication skills across all levels
*Possess a drive to succeed
*Ability to work autonomously, high standard of accuracy and manage your time effectively
*Get a buzz out of problem solving and thrive in a fast paced environment
*Beyond passionate about providing a positive customer experience
*High level computer, administrative and report writing skills, including knowledge of  Microsoft Office Suite
*Strong OHS commitment and focus
*A current motor vehicle licence is essential
*COVID-19 Vaccinated or Exemption

What you'll get....
You will have the opportunity to join a diverse and inclusive organisation.

*Classification GVW2: $54,060 - $72,573 + super (salary starting point is dependent upon relevant qualifications, skills and experience)
*Full Time – Fixed Term (3 years)
*Shepparton based - regional lifestyle benefits
*You are encouraged to discuss flexible work options
*An organisation committed to OHS and safe working practices
*Work/life balance - enjoy rostered days off (12 per year)
*Professional growth and development opportunities
*Committed to the health and wellbeing of all employees including flu vaccinations, skin checks and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
*Annual performance review
*Supportive team culture
*Flexible, diverse and inclusive workplace
*Strong leadership team
*Work/life balance
*Professional growth and development opportunities

For further information on this position, please contact Glen Pearson, Manager - Finance

0429 222 899

Applications close 5pm Friday 28 January 2022


Please visit our website to view the position description and to apply via our online portal

Goulburn Valley Water is an equal opportunity employer valuing all people, diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives


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