Assistant Accountant Job at NSW Government -Transport For NSW – in Burwood NSW

Job Description

Organisation/Entity: Transport For NSW

Job Category: Accounting

Job Location:
Burwood, NSW, AU, 2134

Job Ref No: 78113

Employment Type: Fixed Term Full-Time

Salary Range: $94879.0-$104367.0

About us

Transport for NSW keeps our State moving by providing safe, integrated and efficient transport systems. We put our customers at the centre of everything we do – and we do a lot. We connect people, communities and industry and manage how they use our road, rail and maritime networks and services, and even active modes like walking and cycling. The work we do connects the journeys you take every day.

We are a state government organisation made up of more than 28,000 people and we’re in the middle of delivering the largest transport infrastructure program in Australia’s history. We work across planning, policy and procurement, harnessing data and technology to develop smarter and more adaptive transport solutions.

That means job opportunities in metropolitan and regional areas right across NSW – you have the chance to be part of creating a lasting legacy that will benefit generations to come.

About the team

Transport Shared Services (TSS) partners with other teams of Corporate Services to provide tools, processes and systems that enable the Transport Cluster to operate effectively. We aim to make our services relevant and easy to use, to make our processes seamless and fully digital. We apply innovation and technology to provide insight data analytics to enable clients to be ahead of the curve. Our services cover a broad range from Finance to Procurement, from People to Workplace Services.

We are a team of focused, dynamic and commercially-orientated finance professionals, who go above and beyond to deliver for our clients on a day to day basis. We see public service as a calling and not just a job, and we are proud to work for the Transport cluster and the NSW Government.

The opportunity

Right now we have an exciting 12 months fixed term opportunity for an experienced Assistant Accountant to play a critical role supporting the client agencies and divisions in financial performance of projects, cost centres and functional business areas including variance analysis, forecast and a range of month end activities to assist the team to deliver business objectives.

Key aspects of this role will include;

Ensure accuracy and completeness of high value intercompany billing activities including valid intercompany sale contracts, purchase orders and timely reconciliation.

Assist with the review and compilation of monthly, mid and year end related financial reports by supporting financial forecasting, balance sheet reconciliations, investigation and analysis of variances against planned budgeted targets and preparation of budgets.

Provide accurate and timely month end financial journals and master data compliance with policies and statutory requirements including accounting standards, providing support to the section to ensure that internal and external reporting requirements are satisfied.

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About you

A proven track record in delivering month end financial activities in a large and complex operating environment with previous SAP experience will be essential in addition to appropriate formal qualifications.

Key to the success of this role will be building strong working relationships and collaborate with various teams to provide fit for purpose and sustainable solutions to enable the clients to achieve their business outcomes for Transport.

Salary and Benefits

Transport Grade 6 role ($97,279 – $ 95,984) + super plus annual leave loading

For more information on Employee Benefits at TfNSW please click here.


To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process.

For more information contact Yiling Tian @[email protected]

Applications close: 11:59 PM, Sunday, 18th September 2022

We are the community we serve

We are committed to being an inclusive, diverse and flexible workplace where differences are valued. We welcome people of all backgrounds, experience and abilities.

We enable our people to work in ways that work for them and are proud to be recognised as a FlexReady Certified employer for our flexible work policies, offerings and practices. Working virtually and from different locations including regional locations, staggering work hours and job sharing are just some of the ways our people can work flexibly.

Please contact the Talent Specialist below if you require any adjustments to be made to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options.

For any enquiries, please email Jimmy Desai at [email protected]

Learn more about how Transport supports people with disability and those providing care via Transport Careers Supporting People with Disability page.

We’re certified as a Family Inclusive Workplace

Our flexible work practices and policies for parental leave, employee and family wellbeing and family care enable us to provide genuine support for our people to thrive at work and at home.

Working with Transport gives you access to a range of benefits that help you balance work with the things that matter to you. Look through our Employee Benefits Guide to learn more.

Apply today to register your interest!

Find out more about Transport for NSW at https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/about-us.

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