Senior Project Accountant

Rail Projects Victoria (RPV) is the Victorian Government body responsible for the delivery of the Metro Tunnel Project, Regional Rail Revival, Melbourne Airport Rail and the Western Rail Plan including fast rail between key regional cities and Melbourne. RPV is responsible for all aspects of the projects including planning and development of the project reference design, site investigations, stakeholder engagement, planning approvals and procurement, through to construction delivery and project commissioning. Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA) comprises of Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP), Rail Projects Victoria (RPV, MTIA), North East Link Project (NELP), West Gate Tunnel Project (WGTP) and Major Road Projects Victoria (MRPV).
Job Details
Department: Rail Projects Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Finance
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/0023897
Closing Date: 06-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: Fixed term - Up to twelve (12) months
Attachments: RPV - VPS5 Senior Project Accountant - PD.PDF (PDF, 399KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Tenille White - HR Advisor
tenille.white@railprojects.vic.gov.au

Position Details

About the opportunity

The purpose of this role is to support the Manager Financial Operations and broader finance team to deliver high quality analysis and interrogation of financial data for a range of stakeholders.

The incumbent will be responsible for building strong partnerships, collaboratively analysing the practical application of accounting and tax compliance requirements in a complex project environment, utilising data analytics applications to review the financial control environment and identify improvement opportunities and prepare timely and accurate financial and management reporting tailored to stakeholder expectations.

This opportunity would suit those with strong analytical skills and an eye for detail, an ability to share your ideas and communicate complex financial and tax issues to the broader project team and motivated by delivering high quality stakeholder-focused outcomes.

About you

You will be a highly focused and driven person who is passionate about contributing to the delivery of public infrastructure, working within a high-performing project team to drive exceptional outcomes. You will be a qualified in Accounting, Finance or similar discipline with experience working within large projects. You will enjoy a fast paced, performance focused workplace where you will have the opportunity to work autonomously and develop your career.

If you are looking to step up in your career, this might be just the right opportunity for you!

Why join us?

  • An emphasis on work / life balance
  • High-performing team environment
  • Equal opportunity employer
  • Personal & Professional development opportunities
  • Committed to safety & wellbeing
  • Training & development opportunities

Pre-Employment Checks: 

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which include national police/qualification (where applicable) checks and misconduct screening. Please be advised that it is requirement for all MTIA staff to be compliant with the MTIA COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (the Policy). The Policy stipulates that, unless an employee is an Excepted Person within the meaning of the Policy, in order to attend an MTIA workplace the employee must hold ‘up-to-date' vaccination status in accordance with ATAGI guidance, which for most includes their primary vaccination course and booster. Should you require further information about the Policy, please have a conversation with our HR team. 

How to apply

Please include a Cover Letter and CV. We want to know why you want to work for Rail Projects Victoria, why you are interested in the role, and how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role. If you are viewing this advertisement on Seek, please click “apply” to view the position description.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Tenille White, HR Advisor on 0458 824 731.

Applications close 11:59 pm - Thursday 06 October 2022.


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