Project Accountant (Milperra, NSW, AU, 2214)

  • Broadspectrum
  • Milperra NSW, Australia
  • 10/10/2019
Full Time - Flexible Accounting

Job Description

Broadspectrum is an operations, maintenance and construction services organisation, operating globally in the resources, energy, industrial, infrastructure, rail, property and defence sectors. This is a diverse and growing business offering the training, opportunities and support you need to begin and build a successful career.


Reporting to the Finance Manager - Rail the Project Accountant is responsible for providing effective financial and commercial support for the project


The person we are looking for will have the following:

Required Skills and Competencies
Education / Qualifications: 

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in business, finance, commerce or accounting and also possess management experience gained within a commercial and operational business/project environment
  • Significant people, process and systems experience in finance and operations is essential.  


Experience should include:


  • Qualified accountant with 3 years’ progressively responsible experience in a Project Accountant position or a similar type of role that demonstrates detailed knowledge of project(s) accounting.
  • Proven experience in leading teams and inspiring high levels of employee engagement (more than 2 years of team management experience).
  • Strong commercial acumen with demonstrated analytical and financial acumen in project(s) accounting.
  • Demonstrated process understanding of the core F&A processes and track record in financial analysis and reporting which provides meaningful insights into business performance. This includes solid, detailed knowledge and experience in SAP.
  • Proven Project F&A leadership, delivery and innovation in the Finance function. This includes effective project, risk and time management skills incorporating work activity planning, prioritisation, and risk awareness/identification/resolution.
  • Demonstrated communication, engagement and influencing capability working directly with multiple finance/ operational managers and support function representatives. 
  • Demonstrated people and change experience.
  • Personal attributes/qualities (required/highly regarded): 
  • An outstanding manager and team player with demonstrated written and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated management and organisational skills - be outcome orientated, well disciplined, task focussed with a strong sense of timeliness and an ability to develop these characteristics in others.
  • The ability to work flexibly and adaptively with multiple stakeholders.
  • Dynamic, passionate, energetic, with a positive attitude and outlook.
  • Ability to manage complexity and work in a large matrix organisation.


Special conditions:

  • Must be eligible to work in Australia (citizenship or visa sponsorship).
  • Based in either Milperra/North Sydney; site visits to Milperra as required.If you have the required qualifications, skills and experience we would love to hear from you! Please click apply and include your resume for this fantastic opportunity.


We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. Embracing Diversity and Creating Inclusion is a key component of our Talent Management Strategy. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success, creating a high-performance business.

Position Reference Number: 106620