Financial Accountant

Location: Mount Waverley
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Salary: AU$80000.00 - AU$90000.00 per annum
Contact: Katie Newman

  • Based in Mount Waverley
  • Permanent full-time opportunity / Salary approx. $80,000 - $90,000
  • Broad accounting role, must be CA/CPA qualified

Looking for a CA/CPA with exposure to accounting in industries including wholesale, retail, distribution, manufacturing.

About the company
Our client is a wholesaler and distributor of outdoor leisure equipment. Based in Mount Waverley, our client is looking for a Financial Accountant who has energy, passion and drive to help the business continue to grow and thrive in their space.

About the role
This full-time permanent role reports into the Finance Manager and is responsible for accurately and effectively finalising month end close, account reconciliations and reporting for responsible business units, develop meaningful trend and variance analysis, support assigned tasks within the financial control and operational environment and continuously optimise and improve processes.

  • Complete assigned month-end accounting tasks, including account reconciliations
  • Provide accurate and timely monthly analysis/commentaries of results
  • Review trends in P&L and Balance Sheet accounts and provide appropriate analysis to support management decision
  • Support and maintain the inter-company process ensuring accurate recognition of costs and revenue
  • Coordinate audit requests and provide information, schedules and reports
  • Assisting with the preparation and management of cash forecasts
  • Support the budgeting and forecasting process as required from time to time
  • Assist with implementing/maintaining internal reporting controls & procedures; and
  • Project work as required and other tasks as directed by Manager

Skills and experience

  • Minimum 3 years in a similar role
  • Exposure to wholesale, distribution, manufacturing, retail - advantageous
  • Accounting qualifications including CPA /CA qual
  • Exposure to PowerBI desirable but not required
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • An eye for detail, solid problem-solving skills and consistent quality of work
  • Great time management and efficient working practices