Management Accountant

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Permanent Full Time
Melbourne - Docklands
Accounting & Finance

Our Organisation

At Melbourne Water we love water and love life. What we do makes a vital contribution to Melbourne’s famous lifestyle. We achieve this by supplying high quality drinking water, providing outstanding sewerage services, integrating drainage systems, building resilience to flooding and by enhancing our waterway and land for greater community use. At Melbourne Water, we are in the ‘Decade that Matters’ and we’ve got some ambitious goals to achieve. It’s a pride we share in helping to make greater Melbourne a fantastic place to live.

The Role

Reporting to the Senior Corporate Management Accountant, the Management Accountant is primarily responsible for the delivery of all month-end reporting and analysis requirements for Melbourne Water ensuring all data contained in the financial systems are accurate. The remainder of the role will involve providing financial support to the Business Performance and Analytics Team.

This will be achieved through:

  • Delivery of high-quality management reporting and financial support.
  • Providing ongoing financial education to key stakeholders across the business to improve commercial capability in the organisation.
  • Developing effective working relationships with the Finance Business Partners to successfully identify and understand the drivers of business and operational performance.
  • Providing other support as required by the Senior Corporate Management Accountant, Finance Business Partners and the rest of the Finance team.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Proven experience in a Management Accounting role.
  • CPA/CA qualified or finalist.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Technology One experience (preferred).
  • Analytical and problem solving mindset,
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines for tasks such as Month-end deliverables.
  • Business Acumen along with sound understanding and application of financial policies, guidelines and internal control procedures, which affect the activities being performed.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and high level of customer service when dealing with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated initiative to action process improvements and possesses a continuous improvement mindset.

Your high level of flexibility, ability to deal with ambiguity and complexity, and enthusiasm to work within a challenging and changing environment will be keys to this role.

For more information, please see the attached Position Description.

Culture at Melbourne Water

We take enormous pride in cultivating a culture that holistically benefits our team and the wider Melbourne community. The pillars of our culture are based on Flexibility, Impact, Growth & Development, and People.

  • We are committed to flexible working in a variety of manners including hybrid work, varied start/finish times, purchased leave, part time work, and 9-day fortnights. We understand that Melbourne Water and our customers are benefitted by enabling balance in work and life.
  • Make an impact as part of a passionate team doing meaningful work to enhance life and livability in Melbourne.
  • We relish learning and challenging the status quo for continuous growth. Perpetual and varied opportunities for learning and development are offered in a variety of manners - from formal development programs, digital learning content and lunch & learns; to visiting our sites and getting to see our initiatives and projects first hand.
  • People are the foundation for all that we do. Our people are warm, welcoming, and inclusive.
  • We welcome applications from everyone, including people with disability, mature age and young job seekers, members of the LGBTI+ community, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Melbourne Water welcomes and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

How to apply

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Closing date: 4th December 2023 at 11:55pm AEST


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