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Senior Accountant

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

The Opportunity

You will play a key supporting role for the VCGS Finance Manager. You will be responsible for month end finalisation and preparation of financial information related to business performance including emerging trends and forecasts. You’ll provide accurate, reliable and timely financial information, demonstrate integrity in relationships, and foster a keen focus on delivering insight to the Finance Manager and management.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure all transactions related to the reporting month is accurately captured in the finance system. This includes but is not limited to the integration of patients’ financial/billing data with the finance system.
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • BAS preparation and ensure compliance with GST legislation
  • Prepare test volume analysis and commentary
  • Preparation of financial reports
  • With respect to tests covered by Medicare develop clear understanding of Medicare rules and regulations
  • Perform ‘what if’ analysis for proposed changes to existing tests or tests mix
  • Ensure staff salaries are allocated and where appropriate, recovered, within the correct cost centres and any changes to these allocations are processed in a timely manner
  • Develop and maintain clear understanding of Lab systems and their integration with the finance system including existing written integration scripts
  • Evaluate existing cross functional processes between Labs and VCGS Finance and suggest any improvements including automation
  • Responsible for preparation of monthly cash flow reports to ensure adequate working capital and maximisation of investments

You Demonstrate:

  • CPA or CA qualified
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience:
    • end of month completion
    • financial analysis and reporting
    • stakeholder engagement and productive relationships
    • cost accounting
    • cash flow and investments management
    • good knowledge of GST legislation
    • budgets
    • involvement in finance and/or systems implementation
  • Advanced Excel skills including understanding of macros, knowledge of SAP B1 will be an advantage

On Offer:

  • 12 month full time contract
  • Salary Range $105 - $115,000 PA + super + MAXXIA salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program, mindfulness & wellbeing programs, bike storage, flexible working, Learning & Development programs

Who Are We?

At MCRI we share a powerful vision; to re-imagine the future of child health. We are the home to many life-changing scientific discoveries. We believe that no question is too impossible to try and answer. We are renowned for our cutting edge focus on early interventions, improved diagnosis, prevention and development of potential cures. Our success is founded on a philosophy of collaboration through a multi-disciplinary approach to solving the toughest questions in child health.

MCRI is a proud member of the Australian Network on Disability. We are committed to creating a positive working environment which values all backgrounds and experiences. We strive to foster an inclusive culture that is underpinned by equal opportunity for all and a culture based on respect, consideration and dignity.

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In one document please place your cover letter and resume. Applications will be considered when submitted via the MCRI website.

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Position Reference: 20935

MCRI is a proud member of the Australian Network on Disability. Should you require any specific support or adjustments please talk to us and we will be happy to accommodate.

Please note: Applications via recruitment agencies will not be accepted for this position.

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