Financial Accountant

Job title : Financial Accountant
Location : Sydney
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Salary : Up to $110k + Super
Contact name : Ben Parnell
Contact email :
Job reference : 1508516
About the role

The Financial Accountant role will be responsible for supporting the Finance function and enabling better decision-making by the business during an exciting period of growth. The role is an ideal opportunity for a strong accountant to develop their skills in a commercially focused environment. The right candidate will have the opportunity to grow with the business, learn about a dynamic and exciting industry, and be rewarded with excellent career development.

Key​ ​responsibilities
  • Supervision of accounts payable and receivable functions, including customer onboarding, cash allocations and overdue account management.
  • Daily oversight of local and offshore AR and AP team activities.
  • Ownership of daily and weekly cashflow forecast preparation prior to review with the Financial Controller.
  • Invoice and Trade Finance facilities reconciliation, audit and forecasting, including future drawdown requirements.
  • Month-end accounts preparation and delivery of monthly management accounts, including commentary and insights across sales, inventory and overheads.
  • Timely submission and reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts.
  • Intercompany AP/AR reconciliation and management.
  • Understanding the importance of a robust control environment and identifying gaps in existing processes.
  • Review of accruals and prepayments to ensure correct timing of revenue and cost recognition.
  • Fixed asset register and depreciation schedule management.
About you
  • A qualified CA/ACCA/CPA, with a minimum 2 years post-qualification experience.
  • Have a minimum of 4 years experience in a hands-on, technical finance role.
  • Be detail oriented, focused on ensuring accuracy in all aspects of accounts preparation.
  • Show a desire to learn, grow and develop with our business.
  • Be highly organised and have a track record of managing multiple deadlines. 
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills and a willingness to work with others to achieve shared goals.
  • Ability to exercise professional scepticism and “see the big picture” for the business.
  • Stay accountable and be an open communicator, flagging and resolving issues in a timely manner.
  • Cashflow management and reporting are prerequisites to success in this position, with budgeting and forecasting experience being advantageous but not a prerequisite.
  • Possess strong Excel skills, with a focus on process automation and efficiency.
  • Experience with Xero is desirable.
About the company

Working for an established manufacturing and wholesale business who are an Australian success story. They are at the forefront of technology in their field and are experiencing significant growth through product diversification and market expansion. This is an exciting time to join this business and be part of one of Australia’s fastest growing industries.

What's on offer?
  • Competitive remuneration package, with Northern Beaches location. 
  • The role is available for immediate start.
  • Professional development and career growth opportunities.
  • A collaborative and positive work environment and a team passionate about their sector.