Financial Accountant

Based in a beautiful part of Victoria, working for BRHS will enable you to pursue your profession and have a fantastic work/life balance. You will experience a relaxed lifestyle in a clean, green and beautiful area with significant natural and ecological advantages. With the Gippsland lakes and beaches, national parks and snowfields on your doorstep, this will be the best move you ever made!
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Finance
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/BRHS/FIN/1693852
Closing Date: 12-Feb-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Financial Accountant - August 2022.docx.pdf (PDF, 543KB)
Job Specification

Contact: David Menzel, Deputy Chief Financial Officer
03 5150 3309

Position Details

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is East Gippsland's largest employer and is a growing regional health service providing a comprehensive array of health care services to our community.  Located in the beautiful Victorian region of East Gippsland, you will relish a relaxed lifestyle living on the Gippsland Lakes with easy access to isolated beaches, the high-country and snow fields. BRHS offers a rewarding work environment providing challenge, variety and a range of opportunities to progress your career.  

Full Time, Ongoing

Are you seeking a new challenge that will provide you with professional development opportunities, role variety and career growth?  If so, read on as we are offering a rare opportunity to join a large organisation and pursue your career in a complex public health care environment and secure industry.

The Position:

In this role you will provide leadership to our accounts payable and accounts receivable team members to ensure that daily financial accounting tasks are undertaken with accuracy and within timelines and guidelines.  The position will support the provision of financial accounting services to the health service including; assist in completion of year-end financial statements and month end processes, cash and investment requirements, financial reporting requirements, management of grant and donation funding and other financial accounting requirements and enquiries.

Key criteria required:

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Commerce
  • Minimum three years post graduate accounting experience with CPA or CA membership or working towards
  • Demonstrated experience in financial accounting processes and systems, reporting and analysis
  • Well-developed analytical and communication skills
  • Good leadership and organisational skills with the capacity to use initiative and be self-directed
  • Proven ability to adapt to and implement change in the workplace
  • Experience in computerized accounting systems and the Microsoft Office suite

Please view the full key selection criteria in the position description

Why should you Apply?

  • Rare opportunity to continue your profession in a multifaceted & growing organization in East Gippsland
  • Fully utilize your skills and progress your career in a diverse & rewarding role
  • Be part of a progressive organization in a friendly and professional work environment
  • Enjoy a collaborative and supportive environment where quality improvement is a priority
  • If you are new to East Gippsland, relish an amazing lifestyle based on the Gippsland Lakes


For more information contact David Menzel, Deputy Chief Financial Officer on 03 5150 3309

Applications by close of business: Sunday 12th February 2023

Applications are to be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below and are to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (including two recent referees)
  • Response to the full key selection criteria (as listed in the attached position description)

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In accordance with recent Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of full COVID19 vaccination prior to commencement.

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