Group Solutions Systems Accountant


Location: Dandenong South, North Ryde, Sydney

Job Type: Full time


  • ASX Listed Company: Work for a large organisation offering career growth, learning and development and new challenges
  • Flexible Working Arrangements – Work from Home 2-3 days a week
  • Fast paced role, where no two days are the same!
  • Downer are known for career progression focus with employees

About Your Role:

Reporting to the Group Solutions Senior Accountant, this role is a member of the Group Solutions Team (Business Services Centre) and supports Australian and New Zealand operations.

This hands-on role is responsible for system and process governance of assigned Group Solution Applications, including supporting BAU incidents/service requests, reconciliations, acting as 1st / 2nd level support, pro-active enhancements, and supporting assigned projects with a measured risk approach.

Responsibilities for the Role include:

  • Action tickets/incidents in line with SLAs.
  • Actively manage system integrities.
  • Support internal and external audit requirements.
  • Liaise with business stakeholders and external parties to understand and analyse defects/requirements (Group Finance, Treasury and Bank representatives).
  • Ensure business requirements are clearly documented and handed over to the IT Support Technical team for development or further technical analysis.
  • Deliver systems configuration to service level standards of timeliness and quality.
  • Support and complete testing of system changes, including full documentation of results. Manage defects with development teams.

About You

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • JDEdwards, SAP or OneStream experience (preferred).
  • Experience in managing incidents/service requests within SLA.
  • Experience working in finance teams & exposure to finance business processes, system support, and testing.
  • Confident personality and proven experience building relationships with a range of stakeholders at a senior level.
  • The ability to effectively document process and configurations.
  • Able to effectively analyse both data and systems to locate and identify potential issues or improvements.
  • Able to adapt and respond to change in a fast-paced environment, whilst still achieving personal and team goals.
  • Technical accounting background.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio).

Benefits of Working with Downer:

Downer offers employees a range of career support programs, wellbeing packages and financial benefits, available through us and our selected partners, including:

  • ASX listed company; known for career planning and progression opportunities
  • Work from home 3 days a week!
  • North Ryde office – drive to work & Childcare Centre in the same building, with preferential acceptance
  • EAP Program, Salary sacrifice superannuation;
  • Banking, vehicle, and travel & accommodation discounts
  • Discounts on technology products; and

About Downer:

Downer is a leading provider of integrated services across diverse markets such as Rail, Transport, Telecommunications, Utilities, Renewables, Engineering, Construction, Industrial Services, Mining, Defence and a leading Facilities Management service provider in health, catering, and education.


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