Position Details

Senior Project Accountant

Applications close 27/09/2020

  • Salary: $98k to $109k per annum + Monthly ADO + Superannuation
  • Permanent Full Time
  • Fantastic benefits, wellbeing programs, training & development opportunities & more!
Located along the banks of the Yarra, The City of Stonnington is a vibrant and diverse municipality. With a population exceeding 100,000 residents and covering an area of 25 square km, Stonnington has a variety of parks, gardens, cultural centres and a highly impressive range of shopping strips and restaurants. Stonnington has an enviable record as an innovative and progressive Council that is committed to providing a culture where employee health, wellbeing and development are a priority.

We’ve got a new position for a Senior Project Accountant in our Finance Department where you can drive capital works process improvements, enable efficient and effective work practices, and drive future assumptions of the long term financial plan (LTFP). You’ll deliver the financial components of the capital works governance process and support and provide advice to the Capital Works Committee and stakeholders at all levels.

Sounding good so far? Think you’ve got what it takes?
- Extensive experience in and a weird love for budget development, monitoring, reporting and Ability to engage stakeholders and get them on board and in the right direction
- Strong financial acumen, knowledge of financial systems and qualifications in Finance such as CA, CPA or equivalent
- Understanding of the project lifecycle and long-term asset planning

If you’re still up the challenge – know that you’ll be rewarded. We pride ourselves on our investment into our staff and offer an award nominated Wellbeing Program, an extensive training program and ongoing opportunities to grow and develop both personally and in your career. To ensure a great work life balance you’ll get a monthly accrued day off, flexible working arrangements, annual leave loading, and priority access to Council managed childcare facilities and maternal child health and immunisation services. For those days in the office, you’ll be working in a modern and sustainable solar powered building, surrounded by an abundance of cafes, shops and restaurants.

City of Stonnington is a child safe and equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We actively encourage applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore the opportunity of a career at the City of Stonnington. If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to speak to someone about employment or an alternative processes, please contact Council's Recruitment Officer on 8920 1165.

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For more information, please see the attached Success Profile. Please ignore the text below about a Position Description and responding to the Key Selection Criteria. Instead, use your cover letter to tell us why you’d be great in this role, your experience and skills to deliver the aspects highlighted in the Success profile and that you’ve got what’s needed to thrive.

Submitting your application
A Position Description is attached below for your perusal which includes the Key Selection Criteria. Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria as part of their application. To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

For further information on how to apply contact the Council’s Recruitment Officer on Ph: 03 8290 1333.
For position related queries, please contact Julia Gallace on Ph: 8290 1305

A Position Description including the Key Selection Criteria can be found here.

Position Descriptions
Success Profile - Senior Project Accountant - Sep 2020.pdf

The Inherent Requirements for this position can be found here. Please note this document must be read prior to applying for the vacancy.