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Full Time Accountant / Contracts Officer

The Dyson Group of Companies is a family-owned organisation providing quality coach and bus services across Australia.

Dysons currently employs over 1100 people and we understand that our people are our greatest asset.  We value safety, and work hard to ensure a positive, collaborative workplace culture at all our locations based on family values.

A Full Time Accountant / Contracts Officer opportunity has become available to join the Finance team at our Bundoora Head Office. Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for day-to-day finance functions.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Become the key contact for all relating to existing government contracts, including:
    • Ensure the compliance of Dyson’s contractual obligations by liaising with various departmental staff to ensure conformance.
    • Track periodical payments received for services provided, ensuring that reasons for varying payment are fully understood.
    • Prepare all vehicle claims to Government parties for vehicle replacements.
    • Verify annual government entitled portion of advertising revenue received.
    • Be involved in the tendering process for future contracts, specifically in relation to analysis of costing calculations.
    • Maintain Contract Summary Schedule in line with the Accounting System.
  • Assist with preparation of monthly financial results, including journal entries, error checking, variance analysis, etc.
  • Assist with preparation/completion of EOM reports as required
  • Maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register – tracking capital additions & disposals periodically as well as processing monthly depreciation charges to P&L.
  • Maintain Government contracts filing system.
  • Assist in the annual Budget process – collation & analysis of past performance as well as gaining a thorough understanding of future direction and how that will impact on financial performance.
  • Complete all Tax returns required to be filed with the ATO (GST/BAS/FBT) on a periodic basis.
  • Assist in preparing document for annual external Audit as required and participate in providing responses to auditors on matters raised where required.
  • Review periodic creditors payment runs for accuracy as required.
  • Bank software (currently CommBiz) - daily load to ERP of bank transactional data, queueing payment runs for payment.
  • Assist with new System testing / implementation of new ERP system currently being implemented, as part of wider IT system overhaul.
  • Identify, recommend and facilitate/implement opportunities for continuous improvement measures, to improve the effectiveness and accuracy of reporting generated by the Finance
  • Adhoc tasks as required and instructed by Finance Manager, Accounting Manager and CFO.


To be successful in this role, ideally you will be:

  • CPA/CA qualified
  • Experience in using JDE financial software system.
  • Have advanced MS Office skills (Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Word, etc)
  • Experience/ Understanding of funding through Government contracts would be preferred.
  • Proven track record of delivering quality, timely and accurate reporting.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise large workloads.
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a busy team environment and to be flexible.
  • Proactive and enthusiastic attitude towards your work
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

If you have these skills and feel you meet the criteria, please forward a covering letter and resume to Eric Rebillard before 5.00pm Wednesday 20th January 2021 (email: careers@dysongroup.com.au).

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