Junior Accountant


Location: Perth

Job Type: Full time


Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight our Industrial and Energy Business works closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets and facilities.

Our Industrial and Energy West Business has an opportunity for a Junior Accountant reporting directly to the Contract Manager, this role will see you support the Finance Team by assisting in the preparation of monthly management accounts including preparation of journals, review of results and variance analysis against budget/ forecast.

You will also assist in the preparation of annual budget and periodical forecast workings and other Balance Sheet reviews and reconciliation of accounts at month end and other project work as required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting is essential, with working towards or looking to start your CPA/CA.
  • Ideally 1 – 2 years relevant experience within a Mid Tier Accounting firm or have worked in a similar industry in a maintenance/construction/engineering firm.
  • Some relevant experience to control and maintain month end processing;
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work to strict deadlines;
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel);
  • Previous experience with an ERP Accounting system would be advantageous;
  • Working knowledge and understanding of relevant accounting guidelines
  • Some knowledge and ability to control and maintain month end processing;
  • Strong interpersonal and engagement skills with a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality; and
  • A positive, proactive, solutions focussed approach


  • We’re a team that role models inclusivity and respect, we own different!
  • Investment in career and personal growth is supported by your peers and leaders.
  • An empowering and collaborative leadership team with a clear direction.
  • A daily satisfaction of achievement, accomplishment, and job fulfilment!
  • Our hard work is recognised, and we celebrate our successes.
  • Join a centre of excellence in a top ASX listed company with a strong future in supporting Australia’s urban services.

For more information, please contact Tracy Snyman tracy.snyman@downergroup.com.

Applications will not be accepted by email.

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