Assistant Accountant - Temporary to Permanent opportunity

Parramatta Temporary
  • Immediate start contract with a permanent role at the end of the contract
  • Ideal for candidates with manufacturing industry experience

About Our Client

Client is a leading manufacturer FMCG products.

Job Description

  1. Accounting for production work orders and raw material usage
    1. Deliver all daily, weekly & monthly production reports, including but not limited to material usage, labour efficiency, labour rate.
    2. Manage production work order register, work order close, settlement & variance analysis.
  2. Manufacturing efficiency and loss analysis
    1. Review downtime and waste reports with daily tracking of top loss areas.
    2. Review downtime and waste reports with daily tracking of top loss areas.
    3. Active participation in continuous improvement projects. Monitor and report progress of all initiatives.
  3. Maintain SAPBOM master data
    1. Enter bill of materials (BOM) changes in SAP & report to FOM all financial impacts.
    2. Co-ordinate monthly BOM audit.
  4. Accounting for direct labour, and casual labour hire
    1. Review and ensure accuracy and completeness of daily labour reconciliation.
    2. Check and confirm contract labour hire invoices and ensure timely posting and or accrual in the correct reporting period.
  5. Monthly financial and management reporting
    1. Ensure end of month cutoff for production.
    2. Process month end journals, review of work orders and service materials.
    3. Preparation of monthly reconciliations.
    4. Ensure integrity and update all general ledger accounts.
    5. Prepare relevant commentary for variances.
  6. Budgeting and forecasting
    1. Assist in preparation of annual Spring Plan budget including BOM, labour router and cost centre expenses.
    2. Participate in monthly forecasting process.
  7. Compliance and control
  8. Purchasing and admin support

The Successful Applicant

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with SAP in a manufacturing environment.
  • Understanding of inventory control using cycle counting principles.
  • Accurate and timely reporting/analysis of material usage and labour variances.
  • Time management to meet all daily/weekly/monthly reporting requirements.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Intermediate spreadsheet modelling skills using Excel & other SAP B W reporting tools.

What's on Offer

  • Be part of a high performing finance team
  • Potential permanent offer for the right candidate after a 3 month contract
  • Competitive salary package
  • Convenient Western Sydney location
  • Well known brand in the industry
Tasneem Nawab
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Phone number
+61 2 8292 2071

Job summary

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Consultant name
Tasneem Nawab
Consultant phone
+61 2 8292 2071
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