Financial Accountant

Job title : Financial Accountant
Location : Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Job type : Contract or Temp
Job reference : 1136420
Based in Melbourne's South East, our client is a highly reputable and fast growing player within the Building Products sector and have experienced exciting double digit year or year growth for the past 5 years'. This is a newly created role due to sustained growth that will partner with the executive team and CFO to pave out further expansion plans.

The Financial Accountant will be responsible for:
  • Ensuring timely and accurate monthly financial reporting and analysis
  • Present monthly reporting and insights to Head of Finance
  • Lead and mentor a team of direct reports and indirect reports to reach KPIs
  • Identify efficiencies and improvements that can be gained from our new systems
  • Continually identify areas for process improvement and execute accordingly
  • Improve reporting systems to ensure the delivery of insights to support commercial decision making
  • Assist with the yearly audit process and be the key liaison with external parties
  • Provide support to the accounts teams to ensure they are sufficiently trained and skilled to complete their tasks in a timely and accurate manner
  • Strong management of general ledger accounts and consistent allocation of transactional entries
  • Ensure the accurate reporting of revenues and expenses in their correct reporting periods
  • Assist Head of Finance with establishing improved cash flow forecast models to ensure company liquidity is maintained across the business cycle
  • Support for the preparation of monthly performance reports
  • Maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register, amortisation & depreciation journals
  Candidate profile: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance/accounting, or related field
  • CA/CPA highly regarded but not essential
  • 5+ years experience in similar finance position
  • XERO experience highly regarded but not essential
  • Sound commercial & analytical acumen
  • A proven track record of managing a small team in a fast paced SME environment
  • A blended skillset of ‘roll up your sleeves’ and being able to see the big picture
This is a truly exciting opportunity to utilise your commercial skills and assist guiding the growth trajectory of this industry leader. Please feel free to call Danielle Bower on 0473 489 543 for more information or email your CV through to dbower@sharpandcarter.com.au