Senior Management Accountant

Full Time
Listed on 9 March 2023

Who is QAL?

Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) is an accomplished airport operator which owns and operates Gold Coast, Townsville, Mount Isa and Longreach 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. QAL is formally recognised as a ‘Great Place to Work – Certified’ organisation – currently the only airport operator in Australia with this certification. QAL is dedicated to a target of net zero Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions by 2030. With strong passenger numbers, 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 an experienced Senior Management Accountant to join the QAL Finance team in a full-time role with a 38-hour working week. Reporting to the Manager FP&A and Transformation, the successful applicant will join a team of dedicated finance professionals and play an integral role in the analysis and reporting for the QAL Group. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience with an accounting background and have advanced Microsoft Excel skills. Experience with Technology One isn’t necessary but is desired. CP or CPA qualification is required, a tertiary qualification in accounting or a similar field will be highly regarded.

Selena, our Financial Reporting Accountant, and a wonderful and valued member of our Finance team, shares her experience working at QAL below:

“Flexibility that I receive at QAL has been a major asset for me and I think it is definitely something the whole Finance team values. I enjoy the new skills I have learnt and continue to learn since joining QAL.  It is challenging with lots of interaction with different parts of the business and I have now achieved a great insight into the commercial world and aviation industry. 

I do like the mix of people we have here, and I personally value the teamwork as teamwork is really important.  We work with very nice people in my team with different background and skills and each of them provide opportunities to learn from.  I make a difference by bringing my skills and contributions to the team so that we work together to improve service.”

Key deliverables/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

We are looking for an energetic and committed individual with attention to detail, the Senior Management Accountant’s key responsibilities, include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare, analyse, and interpret key financial and non-financial data supporting the Finance Business Partners
  • Create detailed reporting, analysing financial and non-financial data from a variety of sources
  • Support month end accounting and reporting processes
  • Propose and implement reporting improvements and new management information systems where appropriate
  • Support and actively implement Finance automation, innovation, and transformation plan
  • Support the annual budget and periodic reforecasting processes
  • Support in the preparation of presentation materials to the Board and executive management
  • Build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Take reasonable care for your health and safety
  • Comply with any reasonable instruction in relation to WHS by the Company

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.

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 have the ability to obtain an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC).

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