Financial Accountant

Job title : Financial Accountant
Location : Sydney
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Salary : Up to $115k + Super
Contact name : Ben Parnell
Contact email :
Job reference : 1504805
About the company:

Working with a large and global wholesaler who have established a truly recognisable brand. They have delivered a range of premium products to the homes of consumers for nearly a century and aim to continue that legacy in years to come.

The role:

A great opportunity has arisen for an astute financial accountant that will assist in implementing new processes and system enhancements. You will be a passionate and driven accountant with an ability to effectively communicate your work across a large finance team. Reporting into the Financial Controller you will contribute to Month end, reconciliations, business partnering and overhead management. Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Preparation of month end journals and reporting requirements.
  • Monthly reporting preparation and supporting analysis
  • Manage deferred revenue, paid to agent & agency commission reconciliations and all other agency related reconciliation accounts
  • Investigate and clear daily sales transactions to complete posting to the ledger.
  • Work with Inventory teams, Accounts Payable & Financial Accounting team to address reconciling issues and process improvements
  • Working with relevant business partners to communicate key variances to budget and providing insight on cost management.
  • Support strategic initiatives aimed at ensuring revenue and profit growth.
  • Identify and communicate opportunities to improve business performance
  • Prepare daily bank reconciliation, working closely with Accounts Payable and Credit Teams
  • Adhoc requests and involvement with relevant projects.
About you:
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or a related field.
  • 3 - 5 Years experience in a similar role.
  • Ideal Second move from Big 4 / Mid-Tier.
  • CA/CPA qualification or working towards this.
  • Experience with Oracle JD Edwards preferred.
  • Exposure to retail, FMCG, manufacturing or wholesale industries.
  • Strong financial understanding and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
What’s in it for you?
  • Work for a truly global business
  • Flexible / hybrid working policy with a convenient Macquarie Park office location
  • Product discounts and other benefits
  • Career development opportunity with continuous and ongoing learning.
To Apply

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