Senior Accountant
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 19 April 2019

Classification: Senior Officer Grade C
Salary: $104,630 - $112,626
Position No: 23842
Directorate: Canberra Institute of Technology
Advertised (Gazettal date): 12 April 2019
Contact Officer: Greg Tong on greg.tong@cit.edu.au or (02) 6207 3197

Details: Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) is, an exceptional individual to fill the role of Senior Accountant. The successful applicant will have formal financial qualifications and will have established technical skills in all areas of financial and management accounting supported by strong Excel and finance system skills. Within the role are a range of hands on and management level duties including monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting. The incumbent will work with a range of key stakeholders including with the CIT finance team, campus staff, CIT Executive and external entities such as Treasury and Auditors. This position is responsible for supervising up to four staff. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an eye for detail, will be able to work to tight deadlines, will have highly developed analytical skills and will have a can do attitude. Along with a bright, enthusiastic and inclusive approach to work, communication, collaboration and liaison skills of the highest order are necessary to be effective in this role. A demonstrable willingness to be innovative and creative alongside the ability to think through challenges and bring ideas and solutions forward will be highly regarded attributes. For more information please review the Position Description and for more details about working at CIT, the role and associated responsibilities please contact the Contact Officer directly. Suitability for this position will be assessed on skills, knowledge, attitude and aptitude. CIT supports workforce diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.
Note: This is a temporaryposition available for three months initially with the possibility of extension. Temporary employment offered as a result of this advertisement may lead to permanency/promotion as per the Public Sector Management Standards, Section 14 – Direct appointment of employee – general, and Section 20 – Direct promotion - general and CIT Enterprise Agreements.  
How to Apply: Please provide a two page response accompanied by Curriculum Vitae and contact details of two referees.An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Applications should be sent to jobs@act.gov.au


This is a temporary position available for three months initially with the possibility of extension.

Career interest categories:

Accounting, Banking and Economics
Education, Teaching and Training
Leaders and Senior Management