Senior Accountant

Highlights

  • Blue-chip organisation
  • Immediate start available| Eastern Suburbs |
  • Work with a highly talented team

Job Description:

The Company
Join a growing mining services business that is reaping the benefits of the upturn in the commodities sector. With an international, global brand that dominates market share in its' space this business has seen an uplift of 25% in Revenues with Profitability growing by almost double that figure. The Business remains focussed on generating improved margins and is investing in the Finance team to ensure costs continue to be managed well with additional investment in business process improvements and efficiency.

The Role:
Reporting to the Financial Operations Manager our client requires a technically strong accountant who enjoys a fast-moving and dynamic environment. Your primary responsibilities involve the month-end close process.

This team is responsible for carrying out accounting services for the Corporate division as well as the two Retail Units. The role has been created to improve the quality of support to the business as it goes through a period of growth.

This is a role for those who enjoy a diverse set of responsibilities that includes business partnering, continuous improvement and leadership. It will suit someone who comes from a similar organisation where they can continue to utilise and grow these existing skills. You are someone who wants to grow with this role and use it as the next step in their career into management.

Your responsibilities will include overseeing, supporting and the continuous improvement of accounting processes as well as:
  • Engaging with key stakeholders within the business to become a subject matter expert for all transactional financial matters
  • Consolidating the month-end reporting across multiple departments and liaising with operational staff to assist them with any issues, help improve their processes, etc
  • Reconciliation, reporting and control over allocated general ledger accounts
  • Assist with the preparation of month-end and year-end reporting
  • Maintain SAP and other system mapping and controls
  • Processing journal postings and managing month-end close processes including performing reconciliations
  • Engaging with key stakeholders to identify opportunities for continuous improvement
You:
As the successful candidate, you will demonstrate the majority of the following:
  • Bachelor Degree in Accountancy or an equivalent Business related degree
  • A minimum of 4 years Accounting experience; of which at least 2 years' is within a large complex organisation.
  • Those with a background in public practice (particularly Big 4 and second-tier will be highly regarded)
  • Attainment of CA/CPA/CIMA qualification
  • Advanced computer literacy skills
  • Good relationship building skills with the ability to build and maintain successful working relationships
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal), including consultation, negotiation and facilitation skills to effectively liaise with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities to meet objectives
  • Ability to work successfully within a team and autonomously
  • Experience in working with large ERP systems including SAP, Oracle, JDE
Why join?
  • Fantastic brand on your CV
  • Large company with many career growth opportunities and ability to broaden your overall skillset
  • A wide-ranging benefits package including discounted health insurance, wellness, paid parental leave and salary sacrificing options etc.
  • Work with a collaborative team where results are rewarded and new ideas are embraced and supportive
How to Apply
For immediate consideration, please apply through this advertisement. If you have already met with a FourQuarters consultant and would like to apply, please call Briony Gibson on 08 6280 2707 to fast track your application, you do not need to re-apply online. This position will be recruited until filled, so do not delay in making yourself known.

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