Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: superannuation
Reference: BBBH3093_1549950998
Contact Name: Peri Hann
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 12, 2019 16:56

Job Description

Purpose of the position

To deliver favourable results in all financial-related activities of the company in the areas of payroll, financial accounting, reporting and compliance. Continually assist the finance team and the business units with any financial query and support business process improvements and automation of current systems as required.

Job Description

The Financial Accountant plays an integral part of the finance team and requires working knowledge of payroll, accounting standards, financial accounting and compliance reporting as well as systems development and process improvements.
Key responsibilities are but not limited to management reporting, taking ownership for the general ledger, balance sheet reconciliations, tax compliance, audit file preparation and maintaining fixed assets register and other finance responsibilities.
This is a hands on role that requires a motivated and focused Financial Accountant looking to take on responsibility.

* Numeric competency
* Technically strong with accounting knowledge
* Strong communication skills stakeholders
* Good working knowledge of payroll processes
* Takes initiative and hands on
* Good attention to detail
* Results and deadline driven


* Manage the monthly reporting process
* Oversee that accounts payable/ receivable are paid/collected in a timely manner
* Manage queries/requests of all stakeholders
* Assist the Financial controller to oversee the day to day operations of the finance function
Operations & Transactional Accounting
* Review payment requests prepared by AP Officer
* Daily Banking and reconciliations
* Weekly debtors review
* Preparation and calculation of monthly incentive payments
* Balance sheet reconciliations
* Month-end processes in MYOB
* Preparation of monthly payroll
* Act as main finance contact for H&R Block
* Ad hoc assistance to other members of the Finance Team
* Provide support to the Financial Controller as required

Essential Requirements
* CA / CPA (or working towards)
* Minimum 5 years' experience in a commercial/ business environment
* Strong Excel skills
* Strong systems skills
* Demonstrated business acumen
* Clearly discernible communication skills
* High level of accuracy
* Attention to detail

Desired experience/skills
* Familiar with real estate industry
* Strong problem-solving skills