Senior Financial Accountant

Job title : Senior Financial Accountant
Location : Melbourne
Salary : $100,000 plus superannuation
Contact name : Jonathon Prince
Contact email : jprince@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : 1030795
The Role 
Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, you will be responsible for leading a small finance team to deliver high-quality financial reporting and accounting whilst providing excellent support to the finance function and key stakeholders across the business. The duties of your role will include but not be limited to the following.
  
  • Manage and develop a small high-performing finance team
  • Foster a finance business partnering approach to work by the team
  • Lead continuous improvement and change within the team
  • Assist in the preparation of cash flow reporting models
  • Maintain and report monthly financial accounts
  • Prepare and review reconciliations
  • Produce financial results at month end and year end
  • Assist with internal and external reporting
  • Delivery of materially correct external reporting
  • Assist in the collation of data for tax lodgements
  • Ad hoc process improvements and projects as required
  
The Organisational 
Our client is a fast-paced and dynamic business based in the inner suburbs of Melbourne.  They are a retail / e-commerce leader who has experienced strong, organic growth both domestically and globally. The group has an ambitious strategy that will see it further cement its position locally whilst continuing its overseas expansion. They have a high-performing culture and a finance team that is collaborative and driven to deliver the best quality service they can their internal customers.
  
The Candidate
You are CA or CPA qualified, having ideally started your career in a Big 4 environment.  Alternatively, you may have experience from a complex commercial organisation focusing on compliance, financial reporting, month-end, inventory or engaging with stakeholders across an organisation. Your interpersonal and communication skills are first class, allowing you to gain the confidence of and develop strong professional relationships with those above and below you.