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Management Accountant - Cowra
Ref. DK100519-1

  • $90,000 + 9.5% Super
  • Work/Life Balance - 9 day fortnight
  • Based in Cowra, NSW
  • Relocation assistance available

    Our client, a local government organisation based in Cowra, is seeking an experienced Management Accountant, for a permanent ongoing role in their dedicated finance team.

    Working over a 9 day fortnight, you will be reporting to the Manager of Finance and be responsible for overseeing the financial systems and providing effective accounting support to the finance division. You will be responsible for managing and motivating the finance team with 4 direct reports.

    Some duties and responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate and oversee the Accounting functions - Accounts Payable, Account Receivable, Payroll, Inventory & Plant.
  • Coordinating and overseeing the finance team.
  • Weekly reconciliation of bank accounts and investment of funds.
  • Overseeing subsidiary ledgers and performing monthly reconciliations.
  • Performing expenditure reviews and acting as co-signatory for cheque and electronic transfers.
  • Maintaining the structure and content of the General Ledger.
  • Producing monthly and quarterly budget reports.
  • Prepare Annual Fringe Benefits tax returns and assist in preparation of annual financial statements and other statutory reports. To be considered for this position you must demonstrate knowledge, understanding and experience across the following essential criteria:


  • Formal qualification in Business or Accounting.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, reviewing and reporting on budgets.
  • Demonstrated experience in lodging end of financial year requirements including FBT and GST and general operational annual returns.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a work team and ensure day to day, monthly and annual requirements of the finance area are met.
  • Demonstrated advanced skills in using Microsoft Excel.
  • Demonstrated advance report writing, verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Demonstrated experience in supervising a finance team.
  • Previous Local Government experience.

    Please note, shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a National Police Check and pre-employment physical examination, including hearing, drug and alcohol assessments.

    SOS Recruitment is committed to the principles of workplace diversity and equity in employment and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, women, people with family responsibilities, people with diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds, religious beliefs and LGBTIQ people.

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