Financial Accountant

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Salary: AU$70000 - AU$80000 per annum
Contact: Katie Newman

  • Based in Melbourne CBD

  • Permanent full-time opportunity / Salary approx. $70,000 - $75,000

  • Broad accounting role with part or full CA/CPA qual OR chartered experience

Looking for a part or full CA/CPA qualified OR chartered background, with exposure to project accounting in industries including building/construction, engineering, architecture, events.

About the company
Our client is an architecture firm based in Melbourne CBD who operate in large scale public projects. With a high volume of projects on at any given time, our client is looking for an addition to the finance team to help manage the day-to-day accounting function. The business is proud of its collaborative team-oriented environment and flat structure, which drives a friendly and inclusive culture.

About the role
This full-time permanent role reports into the Finance Director and is responsible for supporting in the running of general accounting function including collating financial information, producing monthly reports, tracking financial progress of projects and forecasting. You will be responsible in preparing monthly P&L statements and balance sheets, monthly financial reports, assist in monthly invoicing, annual budgets and monthly forecasting.

About you
You are a team player who enjoys collaborating with other business units and is keen to work in a swanky office in the CBD (no working from home option). You're positive, friendly and can easily build relationships with internal and external stakeholders to perform your role at its best. You enjoy a supportive, trusting, autonomous working environment and enjoy getting involved in the workplace events and activities.

Skills and experience

  • Accounting qualifications either part of full CPA /CA desirable

  • Chartered accounting firm experience desirable

  • Exposure to MYOB and PowerBI desirable but not required

  • Advanced Excel skills or an aptitude to learning/improving Excel skills

  • Experience in project accounting in industries including architecture, building/construction, engineering, events advantageous

  • An eye for detail, solid problem-solving skills and consistent quality of work

  • Great time management and efficient working practices