Graduate Accountant

Location
Perth, Australia
Posted
13 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
01 Nov 2020
Ref
155/2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • FINANCE AND BUSINESS SERVICES CENTRE
  • $66,813 to $71,161 pa (HEW4)
  • 3 YEAR FIXED-TERM, FULL-TIME, JOONDALUP CAMPUS
  • START DATE 1 MARCH 202

Overview

This is a unique and rewarding opportunity for an ECU graduate who has recently completed their accounting qualification, or will be completing it by the end of 2020, to launch their accounting career by gaining practical all-round experience working within a large world-class organisation.

In the spirit of ECU’s strategic focus on learning outcomes and career readiness for our graduates, ECU’s Finance and Business Services Centre annually recruit a Graduate Accountant for a 3 year program. We are currently recruiting for this role, which will commence in early 2021.

The Graduate Accountant position will assist in the preparation of statutory financial reports, gaining valuable skills over the first two years in areas of financial accounting, fixed asset management, treasury operations and cash management. During this period, the position will be placed within two different teams to enable focus on different aspects of accounting. In the third year of the program, subject to successfully achieving key milestones (including completion of CA/CPA accreditation), accountants will be promoted to a Senior Graduate Accountant position and undertake higher duties during this final year which will include providing advice and problem resolution across areas within the University. Training, mentorship and peer support will be provided to ensure success in the program.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Recently graduated from ECU with an accounting qualification within the last 24 months, or will have completed their ECU accounting qualification by the end of 2020
  • A good understanding of financial accounting concepts
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Intermediate excel skills
  • Intention to commence/continue CA or CPA studies during the duration of the 3 year program.

Candidates will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Indigenous graduates are encouraged to apply.

Benefits & Remuneration

This full time position attracts remuneration of $66,813 to $71,161 pa (HEW4) 3 year Fixed-term plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements and study leave assistance for CA/CPA exams may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.

Contact

Interested applicants are welcome to call Tracy Vo on (08) 6304 2335 for more information.

How to Apply

Please upload your resume along with a covering letter (maximum 3 pages) demonstrating why you would be suitable for this role, in the context of the information above and the attached Position Description. Please also upload a copy of your ECU academic results transcript.

Closing Date

Applications close on SUNDAY 1 NOVEMBER 2020 at 11:30 pm AWST.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE THE RELEVANT WORKING RIGHTS TO FILL THIS POSITION.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address under representation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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