Job Details

$90000 - $120000 per annum
Job Type
Kylie O'Brien
18 days ago
* Perm role 
* Sydney Based 
* 90k -120k plus 

Leading the way in software. 

Our client is growing at a rapid pace and is looking at expanding their Finance Team. They are looking for people who can get things done and will appreciate being part of an accountable, high-performance culture.

As a Financial Accountant, you will have responsibilities relating to the preparation and analysis of monthly management reports across the Australia and New Zealand group of entities as well as responsibilities for streamlining and optimising the financial accounting and statutory compliance function.

We are looking for an ambitious and driven Big 4 trained Financial Accountant that’s ready to make their first move into an exciting and fast paced role that has a clear career path into a Financial Management and Controllership.

Reports to

Accounting Manager

Responsibilities (key tasks and requirements of the role)

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts (P&L, balance sheet, cash flow) including supporting reconciliations and schedules. 
  • Partner with business stakeholders to understand actual vs budget variances and contribute to providing meaningful commentary.
  • Reconcile all assigned balance sheet accounts monthly.
  • Prepare monthly BAS returns.
  • Assist Accounting Manager with year-end audit requirements.
  • Work with the finance shared services team to ensure subsidiary AP, AR and payroll is processed in a timely manner and with no errors.
  • Carry out special projects, analysis or tasks as required.
  • Continually improve internal controls and processes.
  • Facilitate and promote teamwork mentality.
  • Proactively seek to understand the business, product, and legal software market
Competencies (essential behaviours required for the role)

  • Accounting / professional knowledge and skills – having achieved a sound level of technical and professional skill and knowledge, keep up to date with changes in accounting standards, tax, and developments in financial systems and practices.
  • Communication - exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to succinctly convey key messages to stakeholders through a variety of media.  Strong ability to advise and influence senior stakeholders.
  • Decision Making – identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
  • Adaptability – maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
Job Style (this role will suit people who enjoy the following activities / responsibilities)

  • High responsibility / accountability – receiving primary responsibility/accountability for completing tasks that might place heavy demands on one’s time and involvement
  • Details focus – working on tasks requiring great attention to detail
  • Practical results – performing work that results in concrete outputs or outcomes.
  • Continuous Learning – increasing knowledge and skill when circumstances call for additional learning
Knowledge and Experience

  • Big 4 trained, with minimum 3 years’ experience
  • Completed or currently completing CA or CPA
  • Solid understanding of accounting standards, effective internal control environment and audit requirements
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Highly developed problem solving and analytical skills

  • Rapid career development and growth
  • Friendly, supportive, and driven culture
  • Ability to manage your own time and schedule
  • Opportunity to participate in our Employee Share Scheme