Assistant Financial Accountant

Inner Suburbs Melbourne Permanent
  • Retail organisation based in Melbourne
  • 2IC to the Finance Manager

About Our Client

Our client is a well-established and continually growing Fashion Retail organisation with a head office in Melbourne's inner suburbs. They are currently seeking an established Assistant Accountant seeking to take the next step in their career towards a Financial Accountant position.

Job Description

As the Assistant Financial Accountant and 2IC to the Finance Manager your responsibilities will include:

  • Conduct monthly general ledger reconciliations and clear discrepancies items timely and accurately.
  • Assist with month end and year end processes, including reviewing the P&L and Balance Sheet. Complete journals as necessary.
  • Assist with taxation matters including BAS, payroll and superannuation lodgements
  • Assist with financial analysis on operational expenses and revenue in various perspectives. Liaise with departmental managers if required.
  • Assist with financial reporting in different spectrums.
  • Review and identify business process improvements.
  • Update Weekly Cash Flow Forecast
  • Assist with Projects and Process Improvement
  • Create new customer accounts and close off all accounts to enable an ongoing accurate record of current customers
  • Process debtor payments, including entering transactions, completing credit card deductions and completing banking when required
  • Follow up on any debtor payment errors or issues with internal staff, including unknown deposits
  • Produce credit notes by liaising with sales representatives on required paperwork, entering credit notes and re-creating invoices to include credit notes
  • Reconcile and update customer accounts in order to maintain an ongoing accurate record of debts

The Successful Applicant

You will be CA/CPA Qualified or nearing completion, with at least 3 years' experience in a professional Accounting environment. You will have exceptional communication skills and be an advanced user of MS Excel. Ideally, you will also have experience in a Retail organisation.

What's on Offer

  • Growth position towards Financial Accountant
  • Highly reputable Retail brand
  • Generous staff discounts
Angus Harding
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+61 3 8562 5425

Job summary

Accounting & Finance
Financial Accounting
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Inner Suburbs Melbourne
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Consultant name
Angus Harding
Consultant phone
+61 3 8562 5425
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