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Group Financial Accountant

Job Title: Group Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: $120,000 to $130,000 Max
Reference: 3217194
Job Published: February 09, 2021 13:15

Job Description

Group Financial Accountant

Our client is one of Australia’s fastest-growing businesses who need a Group Financial Accountant.
Continuing on their growth trajectory, they are seeking a Group
Accountant/Senior Financial Accountant looking for their next step in the retail/convenience-food industry. Known for continuous new product development and innovation they are leading how consumers purchase meals on the run.

Position responsibilities include:  
  • Preparation of management reports eg profit & loss, balance sheet and special accounting reports as required
  • Preparation of year-end statutory reporting for company entities
  • End of month rollover including timesheet administration, WIP, 
  • Reconciliation of bank statements,
  • Responsible for the quarterly BAS
  • Pushing technical processes, writing papers, pushing new processes
  • Audit background, do research, draft papers
  • Fortnightly payroll processing, superannuation, PAYG/IAS and Payroll Tax
To be successful in this role ideally will you have:  
  • 4+ years as a Senior Financial Accountant or Group Accountant within small-medium sized business commanding group GA function, this will include Tax, FBT side
  • You will be from a pure commercial background or chartered
  • Candidates must be willing to do payroll (2 days a month MAX) for the business until its outsourced or have done payroll in the past
  • Naturally autonomous without the need to be managed on accounting standards
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role in a fast-paced environment, such as FMCG, high-volume retail. 
  • Tertiary qualifications in Finance or Accounting
  • Be CA/CPA qualified
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Well-developed time management skills
  • High attention to detail
You will possess solid technical ability yet be able to communicate openly with the broader business. You will enjoy the integrative team culture and work with your peers to ensure deadlines are met.