Financial Accountant

Job title : Financial Accountant
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Will Nichols
Contact email :
Job reference : 1469271
Our client is an effective and innovative wholesaler/distributor committed to pushing the boundaries of excellence. They operate in the industrial & trade supplies sector, supplying the market as both a wholesaler & manufacturer, and have built a great reputation through their partnership approach with customers.  
The team is driven by a passion for delivering high-quality products and services to our customers. As they continue to grow, they are seeking a talented and detail-oriented Financial Accountant to join the finance team.

Position Overview: This role will report directly to the COO. This role requires a keen analytical mind, attention to detail, and a deep understanding of financial principles to ensure accurate financial reporting and contribute to the overall success of the organisation. 

Key Responsibilities:

Financial Reporting:
  • Manage all accounting transactions
  • Prepare budget forecasts
  • Publish financial statements on time
  • Handle monthly, quarterly and annual closings
  • Reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Ensure timely bank payments
  • Compute taxes and prepare tax returns for external accounting firm
  • Manage balance sheets and profit/loss statements
  • Report on the company’s financial health and liquidity
  • Audit financial transactions and documents
  • Maintaining internal control systems
  • Reinforce financial data confidentiality and conduct database backups when necessary
  • Comply with financial policies and regulations 
  • Monitor Pricing and Costs and support management of changes 
Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) Management:
  • Analyze and monitor the cost components of our products to ensure accurate and up-to-date COGS reporting.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify cost-saving opportunities without compromising product quality.
  • Conduct regular cost variance analysis and provide actionable insights to management.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • CPA or CA 
  • Proven experience in financial accounting
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
How to Apply: If you are a motivated and detail-oriented Financial Accountant looking to make a significant impact in a growing company, please submit your resume to