Finance & Capital Accountant

Full Time
Listed on 27 October 2022
Who are we? Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) is an accomplished airport operator which owns and operates Gold Coast, Townsville, Longreach and Mount Isa airports – connecting the Gold Coast and northern NSW, along with regional Queensland, to the rest of the country and beyond. We are an Australian-owned company with a vision to engage customers, connect communities and deliver exceptional experiences – and a commitment to delivering for the communities where we operate. With passenger numbers returning to normal levels and terminal upgrades underway, there has never been a better time to join QAL. What you’ll contribute to: An exciting opportunity has become available for Finance and Capital Accountant to join the QAL Finance team. The role will be reporting to the Finance Controller. You will be responsible for developing a strong fixed asset framework for the Company that enables timely and accurate compliance with reporting deadlines. Building relationships with business managers will be a strength of yours to successfully ensure budget, accounting standards and policy compliance. Cameron, who has worked within the Finance team for nearly 6 years shares his experience of working with QAL. “In my role at QAL we make a difference by working closely with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders. As a support function, it’s really important that we provide value to other departments, assisting decision making processes to enable better financial outcomes. I love the flexibility that QAL provides me with, I am able to coach my kid’s soccer team on two afternoons a week. I love the game and being able to transfer my passion to my kids, and their teammates and it gives me significant personal reward and pride. At work, there’s always challenging scenarios and significant opportunities to continually learn and grow (no 2 days are the same for me). It’s a great company (and industry) to be a part of. We touch on the lives of many people yet strive to continually achieve best commercial outcomes. The company has strong ethical foundations, the team is hard working and individuals are respected”. How will you make an impact? We are looking for an experienced operator with a firm grasp and understanding of capital accounting principles and who shares the Finance team’s commitment to providing exemplar support to the wider business. Key deliverables/responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Record fixed asset acquisitions and dispositions in the accounting system (includes monthly capital additions to the QAL asset register) and recommend to management any updates to accounting policies related to fixed assets. Understanding and supporting business leaders through tax implications of projects and capitalisation process (differences between asset book values and tax book values). Manage and maintain various Finance systems Participating in cross-functional projects, sharing knowledge, and contributing to continuous improvement. Set up CAPEX projects, access individual transactions within projects and work with business to ensure projects are not over budget. What we offer you? This is an opportunity to be part of a progressive organisation with a great culture and assist in the transformation and growth of the business. Flexible working options are available for all employees. At QAL, we uphold the philosophy that the smooth integration of life and work benefits all. We call it Living Well. If you are interested in this role and would like to explore in more detail the key responsibilities, please obtain the role description at: QAL supports an inclusive approach and values diversity within the workplace. We aim to provide opportunities that allow individuals to reach their full potential regardless of their background, gender, age, work status, religious or cultural identity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply The successful candidate will be required to adhere to QAL’s Drug and Alcohol Management Plan (DAMP, which includes pre-employment Drug and Alcohol Testing, and could obtain an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC).

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