Financial Accountant

Job title : Financial Accountant
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Contract or Temp
Job reference : 1275261
Our client is a leading ASX FMCG organisation who has continued to grow and capitalise on an increasing amount of market share within their sector. With a strong culture and top tier leadership team, this presents as an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Assistant Accountant to develop and grow with an industry leader.

The main areas of responsibility for the Financial Accountant include but are not limited to:
  • Daily recording sales and COGS journals generated from Inventory ERP system to corresponding accounts in Xero at a satisfactory level.
  • Weekly recording external sales and COGS journals for one of the entities to corresponding accounts in Xero at a satisfactory level
  • Monthly recording inter-group sales and COGS journals to corresponding accounts in Xero at a satisfactory level
  • Daily cash reconciliations between Xero and bank statements for online orders only
  • Reconcile inventory invoices and purchase orders and investigate any variances noted
  • Prepare balance sheet recs for inventory related accounts i.e. inventory prepayments / goods received not invoiced.
  • Respond to auditor’s queries and collating data as needed.
  • Work collaboratively with the finance team to ensure the agreed tasks are prioritised and executed within the requested timeframe (both internally and externally).
  • Filing relevant accounting records.
   Skills & qualifications required to perform position responsibilities
  • CA/CPA qualified
  • Experience working in a medium to large business
  • Experience working in a team environment, with active stakeholder engagement.
  • Knowledge of Xero or equivalent system
  • Demonstrates knowledge of accounting standards and core accounting functions.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent numeracy skills, attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good communication, both verbal and written
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. For further enquiries, feel free to contact Danielle Bower at or 0473 489 543