Financial Accountant

Job title : Financial Accountant
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent / Full Time
Job reference : 1065036s
About the Company 
With a history dating back over 70 years in the Australian retail market, this business has proven to be a market leader for decades. With a new growth plan in place, they are looking to bring in an accountant to help join them on this exciting journey. 

Role: 
Your role will focus predominantly around the following:
  • Conduct store audits for compliance with terms of franchise agreement
  • Conduct regular review and analysis of the business including without limitation cash flow, and overall financial status and improvements to the business performance, viability and profitability.
  • Exposure to Point of Sale & Accounting Software package
  • Assist RSM’s with franchise financial, cash flow and other financial management analysis and reporting.
  • Implement new modules, enhancements, upgrades and customisations of the Point of Sale and Accounting system to franchisees and staff and other new technologies as directed by the business
  • Financial management, cash flow management, inventory management, budgeting and management reporting in a professional and timely manner.
  • Ad hoc reporting and analysis where required
Skills and Experience
To be successful in this role, prospective candidates must demonstrate:
  • Proven business and systems accounting and analysis experience 
  • Understanding of a retail environment 
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Understanding of Stock and Cash Flow Management
  • Exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal) and previous business partnering experience
  • Full CPA or CA qualification
How to Apply
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Will Nichols at wnichols@sharpandcarter.com.au.