Job Details
  • Reference379641B_1630284996
  • LocationGriffith, Griffith, New South Wales
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted18 days ago
  • ConsultantAshleigh Blair-Heykamp

Company Overview

About us Murrumbidgee Irrigation (MI) is one of the largest private irrigation companies in Australia serving over 3,093 landholdings that is owned by over 2,300 shareholder customers within an area of 378,911 hectares. The irrigation water and drainage services we provide have helped create a diverse and highly productive agricultural region known as the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area (MIA).

We are a dynamic and innovative regional company that employs approximately 160 people at two locations in the MIA - Griffith and Leeton. Our core business is delivery of water through an extensive integrated supply and drainage network. The MIA is one of the most diverse and productive regions in Australia, forming part of the Murray-Darling Basin and covering an area of 378,911 hectares of which an average of 141,000 hectares is irrigated. The MIA is home to over 50,000 people with the majority of jobs tied inextricably to the water we supply to farms and industry.

About Role

We are seeking a highly motivated professional to join our team in the role of Financial Accountant. The role is an ideal opportunity for someone who has experience in Financial Accounting and is looking build on their leadership and continuous improvement capabilities. In this role, you will provide accounting, reporting and budgeting capabilities, be responsible for the effective coordination and continuous improvement of accounting and billing functions, and provide support for water administration.


Essential Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in finance or accounting or related discipline
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows and appropriate accounting software applications
  • Advanced ERP systems skills
  • 5-10 years relevant accounting/finance experience
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to co-ordinate a team
  • The incumbent must hold a current 'C' class motor vehicle licence

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in the infrastructure, utilities and/or asset investment sector
  • Member of a relevant professional association (or working towards)
  • Knowledge of WHS issues relevant to work activities and work area
  • Please address this criterion in your application.

What can we offer you?

MI offers:

  • A proactive and inclusive work culture with a focus on safety - 'nobody gets injured on my watch'.
  • Values based workforce - Integrity, Customers, Accountability, Respect, Teams
  • an attractive and competitive remuneration, including access to salary packaging for superannuation, novated lease and remoter area housing.
  • Opportunity to purchase addition leave
  • Health and wellness programs

If you would like to discuss the position, please contact Ashleigh Blair-Heykamp on 0491622453

To apply for the role, please click on the apply button and submit a resume and a statement of suitability.