Accounting Analyst

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Job Reference 1234791

Location Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Financial & Accounting

Job Type Contract

Date Added November 15, 2023

Our O&G operator client is seeking a Accounting Analyst to work within their facilities in Melbourne, Australia on an initial of 6-months casual contract role.

Position: Accounting Analyst  
Duration: 6 months contract
Schedule: Monday – Friday & 8 hours per day


  • Prepare and process payment files in line with critical payment dates.
  • Ensure cost are processed on time to avoid penalties.
  • Manage credits, changes, remittance, adjustments, reimbursements, dishonors, rejections other queries.
  • Coordination of 3rd party relationship, payment data, accruals, and reporting.
  • AP & AR HUB co-ordination and problem solving.
  • Problem solving and coordination of issues or queries across the E2E processes e.g., Vendor, customer, IT, landlord or tenant queries.
  • Process DTP creation, validation, and maintenance.
  • System root cause analysis with IT HUB and issue management.

Continuous Improvement and prescribed projects
  • Assess, review, and execute project queries.
  • Map project related activities, meetings/sprints, artifacts and project tools, milestones, and timelines in conjunction with dependencies, vendor, or customer timelines.
  • Coordinate stakeholders, activities and priorities and ensure delivery milestones/timelines are met.
  • Simplification of processes and improved reporting mechanisms
  • Improved 3rd party digitisation and integration of processes
  • Assess, review, and look for innovation opportunities across the portfolio.
  • Root cause analysis and issue management.

Reporting and analysis
  • Journals.
  • Reconciliation.
  • Aged item reviews.
  • Critical date reviews.
  • Project reporting or data review, validation.
  • Utility Matrix or sustainability reporting.
  • Posting/cashflow execution.
  • Ad hoc data formation, insights, and slide preparation.
  • Month end support.
  • General accounting operational activities
  • Other.

  • Property Group/B2C Teams
  • Landlords/Tenants
  • 3rd party suppliers
  • Analysts
  • Consult and connect with other teams, or peers to problem solve issues.
  • Support and learn other areas within the team to support leave and operation continuity.

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • Journals and payment experience e.g., accountants payable or receivable.
  • Utility, Lease, other real estate operation payment experience good to have, but not essential.
  • Project, change, transition, or agile experience.
  • Excellent relationship builder and stakeholder engagement skills.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in general and/or financial area of a large volume payments, reporting or delivery.
  • Strong analytical and technical problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good organizational skills – high attention to detail.
  • Adaptive and flexible mindset.
  • Bias for action underpinned by a strong work ethic, teamwork and proven track record of value added.

Preferred Criteria
  • Excel – Experienced to super user.
  • Sound accounting experience.
  • SAP or other ERP payment system experience.
  • Project experience.

For further information and a detailed Job description please email an up-to-date CV, along with your notice period and salary expectations to  

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