Project Finance Administrator - Warrnambool

Last updated 19 days ago
Location:Geelong, Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds
Job Type:Full Time

Downer’s Infrastructure Projects (IP) Division is seeking an experienced Project Finance Administrator/ Assistant Accountant to join their commercial team based out of South West Regional Victoria.

Reporting to the Financial Controller , you will be responsible for ensuring appropriate governance over the Project financial & admin processes on IPD tenders and projects to ensure compliance with IPD / Downer processes & procedures. Working in a collaborative, dynamic and friendly team environment you will articulate financial performance for the purpose of variance analysis and monthly reporting.


  • Ideally, you will possess qualifications in Finance/Accounting (or near completed) with demonstrated experience in a similar role, together with;
  • Proven previous experience working in a Finance Accounting environment.
  • Must have had previous experience in providing accounts payable support
  • Experience in efficient and accurate processing of high volume documentation and data entry
  • Basic understanding of accounting principles including P/L, Balance Sheet, Accruals, Month-end closing, Actual v Budget
  • Proficiency across Microsoft Office and JDE (highly desirable or another similar financial system)
  • Experience in working autonomously and within a team
  • Analytical thinker with the ability to communicate and engage with stakeholders at all levels
  • Good attention to detail with the ability to manage conflicting priorities while meeting deadlines
  • Service focused with a proactive approach to delivering on time.
  • Work effectively in teams to identify and improve processes
  • Strong safety focus - actively participate in and support Downer Zero Harm initiatives and strategies
  • Have a desire to progress your Accounting/Finance career to next step


  • Highly supportive, team orientated organisation
  • Experience of working for a tier one contractor delivering roads and rail infrastructure projects
  • A strong commitment to Zero Harm environment for all our employees and visitors
  • Competitive remuneration with on-going training and support
  • A long-term career opportunity for working with an ASX listed company

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