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Project Accountant

Sydney | Full Time
Listed: 2017-12-07
We have partnered with a growing property business based on the fringe of the CBD. Sitting within the development and construction finance team you will play a pivotal role in managing a diverse asset portfolio. 

Main tasks of the role include, but are not limited to: 
  • Primary responsibility for arranging debt and/or equity draw down documentation and supporting reconciliations.
  • Liaise with internal teams for the establishment and management of bank accounts and bank reconciliations ensuring these are done on a timely basis.
  • Assist with the preparation of the cash flow forecasts by ensuring that all projects ledgers are up to date in terms of equity, debt, and interest charges.
  • Responsible for a range of day to day project accounting tasks to ensure sub-ledgers and general ledger is accurate and information is updated on a timely basis.
  • Responsible for the month end close and reporting process for development entities including general ledger and sub-ledger entries, accruals, adjustments and reconciliations. Review WIP balances and provide support for balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Present reports in a consistent and easy to understand format across all projects.
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts. Close general and sub-ledgers within 5 working days following month end.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial information presented in the monthly board papers.
  • Work with Development Managers, Project Managers, and Contract Administrators to ensure that all financial reporting is accurate and delivered on time.
  • Provide joint venture partners with customised reporting as required in line with JV agreements.
  • Ensure compliance with company accounting policies.
  • Ensure compliance with joint venture, equity and debt facility agreements.
  • Understand the key stakeholders, deliverable's and reporting requirements of each project.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years post graduate experience as a  project accountant, financial accountant or management accountant. As a minimum, you must be degree qualified and have commenced your CA/CPA. You must have strong communication and analytical skills, along with accuracy and attention to detail, with the ability to multi task, plan and manage tight deadlines. 

If this role is of interest, click apply now or email Laura Murtagh via laura@sustainrecruit.com