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Senior Financial Accountant

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Reference: 3284595c
Job Published: June 17, 2021 09:32

Job Description

A sophisticated and diversified agricultural business, who is experiencing positive growth and an increase in investment are looking to grow their finance team. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced accountant to join this premier business and learn about their diverse range of assets and grow with this high performance business.

Reporting to the Financial Controller your primary responsibilities will be supporting the funds, mandates, schemes, and trusts with management accounting, modelling, and treasury. This key role will also focus on implementing scalable platforms and processes to support the group's continued growth. This role interacts and partners closely with investment managers and directors in respect to the Funds. 

More specifically you will be responsible for:
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting packages, including Balance sheets, Profit and loss statements, Cash flow statements, Reconciliation of Equity, and Payables and Receivables.
  • Prepare annual tax returns and quarterly BAS 
  • Assist with preparation of statutory and investor fund reporting obligations as required.
  • Assist with payment of distributions, loan repayments and interest, share register maintenance. 
  • Build and maintain effective and productive working relationships with external advisors including but not limited to bookkeepers, auditors, accountants, lawyers, and compliance consultants.
  • Assist with audit planning and resolution of audit queries as required.
The successful candidate will have a background in both management and financial accounting and either come from chartered or another complex commercial business. You will have completed your CA or CPA and a genuine interest in the agricultural sector and be and flexible to take on new tasks and thrive in a complex accounting role. Your strong Excel skills and previous working knowledge of MYOB or Xero skills, and you will have exceptional communication skills that will aid in business partnering with operations stakeholders.  

You will have a growth mindset with a focus on process improvement and delivery of best practice within accounting and enjoy working in a fast paced high performance team. 

For more information call Haydn on 07 3854 3805.