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Financial Accountant - Consumer Goods/Retail

Job Title: Financial Accountant - Consumer Goods/Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: $80-90K plus super
Reference: 2984554
Contact Name: Tara
Job Published: August 14, 2019 15:46

Job Description

This multinational consumer goods company develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes around 77 different brands. 

As the Financial Accountant you will support the Senior Financial Accountant and FC in delivering the financial accounting function across the Australian & New Zealand divisions. You will own and drive the month-end close process and provide hands-on support as required.

Your responsibilities will include (however may not be limited to);
  • Drive the month-end close to deliver accurate and timely reporting
  • Coordinate the month end activities of the finance team
  • Assist the Finance team in the preparation, analysis and commentary for the Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet.
  • Prepare internal reports (financial reporting pack) for submission to Corporate.
  • Prepare for year-end activities including, year-end audit, statutory reporting and tax return.
  • Oversee and assist the accurate and timely completion of tax compliance including FBT, payroll tax, withholding tax & GST.
  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with both finance and non-finance stakeholders in various departments across the company.
  • Identify and drive process improvements
  • Ad hoc finance matters as required.

You will be a part or newly qualified (CA/CPA) Financial Accountant, with hands-on experience in a commercial financial accounting position. You will love working as part of a friendly, dynamic team and be keen to grow and develop within the role/organisation. You will be required to liaise with both finance and non finance stakeholders, so your communication skills will be outstanding. 

Prior FMCG and/or SAP experience will also be highly regarded. 

For more information, please contact Tara, or send your CV to apply.

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