Financial Accountant

Job title : Financial Accountant
Location : Melbourne
Job reference : 1084504
New Balance was founded on one simple maxim: we were born to move. For over a century, that idea has inspired us to support athletes of all kinds in their pursuit of excellence, whether that means winning a medal or just leading a more active lifestyle. But as proud as we are of our history, we’re even more excited about our future. We innovate fearlessly, guided by our core values and driven by the belief that conventions were meant to be challenged. We are seeking a highly motivated finance professional who has a keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data. The Financial Accountant will report to the Financial Controller and will manage the day-to-day financial aspects of the business.
Key responsibilities of the role:
· Leading the month-end process
· Driving the monthly forecasting and annual budget
· Preparation of Monthly Business Review (MBR)
· Collecting and analysing data, in the preparation of weekly and monthly reporting
· Monthly reconciliation of balance sheet
· Maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register, amortisation & depreciation journals
· Assisting with the preparation of year-end accounts and statutory accounts
· Backup for the monthly payroll function
· Assisting with the ongoing compliance of the New Balance internal control environment, including seeking continuous improvement of internal controls, policies, processes and procedures.
· Ad hoc projects and analysis to support the Financial Controller

To be successful you will have:
· CA/CPA Qualified (or final stages)
· An analytical mind
· A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data
· A track record of commitment to and successful delivery of high-quality outputs within strict deadlines (organisational and time management skills)
· Advance excel skills (Vlookup, Pivots, Sum ifs etc)
· Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships
· Commercial and business awareness
· Good communication skills – both written and verbal
· Committed to knowledge sharing & development of colleagues
· Experience in Retail/Direct to Consumer is preferred

· Global business with fun and dynamic team and culture
· Onsite parking
· Generous staff discounts
· Onsite gym – weekly PT classes
· Work from home opportunities
· Life insurance
· Birthday benefits

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Will Nichols on 0424 187 225 or + jack Munro on 0439 275 181 or Third-party applications will be forwarded to Sharp & Carter.