Project Accountant

Adelaide, Australia
Full time Staff
  • Respected International Development Company
  • Based in the Coffey Adelaide Office
  • Full Time or Part time role dependent on candidate

The Organisation

Coffey’s international development team has been operating in the Asia Pacific for more than 40 years. We’re a comprehensive implementing partner for both governments and the private sector, drawing on our global network of development professionals working on projects all over the world. Today, Coffey International Development is part of a global network of Tetra Tech companies, with 16,000 people across 400 offices.

Our clients, including the Australian, UK and US governments, recognise our ability to build strong relationships, working closely with in-country partners and local stakeholders, to manage projects flexibly and to cost-effectively deliver sustainable outcomes, furthering the diplomatic priorities of our clients at the same time.

The Role

Reporting to the Commercial Manager International Development (APAC) and working closely with the Finance team, this role will contribute to the financial management (from start to end) of our international development projects across Asia Pacific. The role will also require input into the development and review of operating procedures across the projects to ensure timeliness, accuracy, transparency and consistency.

The person

The successful candidate will ideally be degree qualified in Accounting, or an associated field and will preferably be CPA or CA qualified or studying towards those qualifications.  You will have a sound track record of success, preferably in a commercial environment; demonstrated experience in project budgeting and forecasting and a well-developed knowledge of the principles of successful internal auditing. 

Previous experience in working with or on DFAT projects and an understanding of development principles and the international development market in the Asia Pacific region will be highly advantageous.

For more information on Coffey, please email quoting job reference number 495611.

Closing date: 
11th October 2017