Accountant | Gladstone | QLD

Job Description

CELOTTI WORKFORCE is currently on the lookout for an Accountant to join our valued civil client, for work based in Gladstone, QLD 4680. 

The Accountant will play a pivotal role in supporting the finance team and providing financial support to the Commercial Finance Manager of the business group, which includes multiple entities.

What Can We Offer You?
  • Permanent, full-time position 
  • Salary in line with skills and previous experience
  • Immediate start available
  • Great company culture, friendly and supportive team
This role involves (but is not limited to):
  • Assist with the preparation and analysis of financial statements and reports, review assignments in the chart of accounts, and formulate budgets and forecasts for the group (per business and project).
  • Assist with review of payroll and carry out Single Touch Payroll finalisation.
  • Undertake financial analysis, identify trends and present recommendations to improve business performance and profitability.
  • Provide financial guidance and support to accounts payable, accounts receivable and project teams, assisting with coding, cost estimation, pricing strategies, and financial feasibility assessments.
  • Review and support multi-entity submissions of Business Activity Statement (BAS), Income Activity Statement (IAS), Payroll Tax, Superannuation, Fuel Tax Credits (FTC) and Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT).
  • Support and assist with financial management reporting and analysis of the assets controlled and owned by the group.
  • Assist with developing and monitoring key performance indicators (KPIs) to identify areas for improvement and implement measures to enhance financial performance. Support refinement of current processes regarding capturing costs efficiently. 
  • Ensure compliance with accounting principles, regulations, and internal policies, and drive continuous improvement of financial processes and controls.
  • Support preparation of financial reports and analysis to the senior management team and stakeholders, highlighting key findings and insights.
  • Support inter-company invoicing, cash flow and financial risk, optimising working capital and mitigating financial exposures.
  • Assist in collaboration with the procurement and contracts team to assess supplier and subcontractor financial stability and negotiate favourable terms.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, changes in accounting standards, and emerging financial practices, recommending and implementing best practices.
  • Support Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) annual reporting, license upgrades and associated responsibilities.
Our Ideal Candidates:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Accountant qualification.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an Accounting role, preferably with some experience in construction, engineering or heavy industry.
  • Strong technical knowledge of accounting principles, financial analysis, and reporting – especially including Tax and FBT.
  • Proven experience in budgeting, forecasting, payroll and financial modelling.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial data and provide actionable insights.
  • Advanced proficiency in financial management software and MS Excel.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey financial information effectively to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills, with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience of group / multi-entity structures, reporting and inter-company transactions.
To Apply:
If you believe you’re the right person for this role, please click APPLY, or contact our team from Celotti Workforce on 1300 235 688 or by email: rebecca@celotti.com.au

About CELOTTI WORKFORCE: CELOTTI WORKFORCE is a specialist provider of temporary and permanent blue and white-collar staff to the building, infrastructure, and resources sectors across Australia. We seek the highest calibre candidates for assignments spanning small to major engineering and construction projects and mainstream operations in our select sectors.

Supporting Diversity: CELOTTI WORKFORCE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe in strength through diversity. We are committed to providing an inclusive, respectful, and fair working environment, encouraging applications from women, Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islanders, and people of all backgrounds and beliefs to apply for our positions.