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Inventory Accountant

Job Title: Inventory Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: $100k+super+perks
Job Reference: 3315944
Contact Name: Schenuk Wijesekera
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Our client:

Our client is a private-equity backed, international retail company and is seeking a Financial Accountant (Supply Chain & Inventory Accountant). The company has seen an increase in sales and revenue during the pandemic and is seeking a candidate for this newly created role due to recent growth. 

The Role:
  • Design & implement standardised Best Practice Financial Accounting processes, controls, templates & reports
  • Partner with warehouses for stock takes.
  • Support warehouses by journaling accurate and timely inventory adjustments as required.
  • Roll-forward and update management reports.
  • Monthly review and commentary of specific AU P&L accounts.
  • Review and presentation of the monthly New Zealand retail company accounts to local and Group finance.
  • Fulfil all audit requirements in a timely and accurate manner
  • Support preparation of Statutory reporting & tax submissions & Government statistical submissions.
  • Constant ad hoc projects and improvements
  • Preparation of timely and accurate monthly management reporting, including supporting working papers, review and variance analysis
  • Responsible for accurate retail inventory reporting & accounting
  • Preparation of accurate and timely Balance Sheet reconciliations.
  • Partner and collaborate with the retail business to drive continuous end to end process improvement and strong inter departmental communications.
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Responsible for working with the business to design and implement adequate controls in the end to end business processes
  • Use analysis to ensure a strategic approach is taken to performing work.
The Successful Candidate:
  • CA/CPA qualified or part-qualified
  • Inventory accounting experience with an ecommerce, retail or FMCG company
  • Supply chain analysis and business partnering experience within an ecommerce, retail or FMCG company
  • Dynamic and able to thrive in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
Candidates without recent inventory accounting and supply chain experience in a ecommerce/retail/FMCG/manufacturing company will not be considered.

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