Company Accountant

Job title : Company Accountant
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Job reference : 1255285
The Organisation
Muir Group is a privately owned national distribution company that operates out of bricks and mortar stores servicing the Horticultural industry of Australia. Our business is focused on providing superior services and products to a wide range of rural enterprises that concentrate on high value production agriculture.
The company operates from a number of locations across all States and Territories of Australia. This unique footprint offers both international and local manufacturers of farm inputs (fertiliser, crop protection, seed) with a specialised route to the farm gate. Our significant investment in people with agronomic qualifications provides both our farming customers and input manufacturers with a professional approach to maximising farm production.
The Role
The Finance Branch is responsible for supporting the individual financial management and analysis functions of the company. This includes preparation of monthly management financial statements, analytical commentary for the Board, production of the annual financial statements; and setting policies and procedures for conformance with accounting standards, mandatory legislation and regulations, preparation of budget and working with internal and external stakeholder in a collaborative manner.
Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the role of the Company Accountant is a key leadership role within the Finance Division of Muir Group and its subsidiaries.
The purpose of this role is to support the goals of the finance branch by assisting in day-to-day financial activities, month end closing, taxation compliance, analysis, stakeholder management and year end activities, while ensuring business processes are performed efficiently and in accordance with E. E Muir & Sons policies and standard operating procedures. 
This role requires the ability to communicate at all levels of the business and to role model and adhere to company values and behaviours.
The Ideal Candidate
CA / CPA qualified and with good technical accounting experience gained out of a reputable finance function, you will enjoy building broad relationships across the business and be willing to roll up your sleeves in a smaller organisation as it continues to grow. With good leadership experience and / or potential - you have a passion for the industry and to be a part of Muir’s growth.
What’s On Offer
Hailing from a longstanding family horticulture business, the group has a proven track record of success. With can do attitude and collaborative team culture with mentoring opportunities and supportive leadership is you are looking for then Muir Group is a great place to be.
This is an exciting time to join Muir Group as it is undergoing significant transformation led by a visionary CEO and CFO.  This offers significant learning opportunities at hand on level to someone who is looking for more than just preparing sets of accounts and keen to get involved in business transformation projects to broaden their horizon and to gain significant and invaluable business knowledge.

How to Apply

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