Management Accountant - Retail

Inner Suburbs Melbourne Permanent
  • Flexibility
  • Inner City Location

About Our Client

Our client is a trendy retail brand based within the inner suburbs of Melbourne who are looking for a well rounded accountant to join their growing team. This opportunity will allow for a diverse job scope, as well as the ability to make a difference and influence key business decisions. This fast paced and ever growing, high performing team pride themselves on high standards and in doing so have outstanding results. Team work and communication have high a priority within the organisation as well as a strong focus on development and continuous learnings.

Job Description

Reporting to the CFO, you will be supporting the finance team, in so performing the following responsibilities:

  • Preparation of monthly consolidated financial reports for the parent company and international subsidies. Preparation of monthly balance sheet GL reconciliations
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly forecasts and analysing (P&L, Balance Sheet & Cash flow)
  • Assist with cash flow analysis and treasury management. Cost centre analysis providing commentary for improvement where
  • Ensuring compliance with group financial and management accounting policies procedures and controls
  • Business unit reporting including but not limited to; reporting on sales, P&L performance, and inventory management across our retail and wholesale business
  • Assist with the implementation and review of business process with the view of creating efficiencies and improvements
  • Assist with the prepare annual budgets in liaison with key stakeholders for the parent company and international subsidiaries
  • Assist with AP, AR and Payroll, management of fixed asset accounting and analysis
  • Assist with tax reporting which include processing tax returns, FBT returns and BAS returns. Timely preparation, review and submission of local, statutory and legal reporting requirements
  • Support for senior management on ad hoc matters as they arise; Drive transparency and awareness of key performance metrics across the business
  • Ad-hoc projects and further business analysis to ensure continuous value adding within the team

The Successful Applicant

  • CA/CPA qualified with strong accounting and analysis skills
  • Experience in the fashion and apparel industry (preferable but not required)
  • Demonstrate effective levels of data analysis skills, process improvement
  • Understanding of best practice finance systems
  • A capacity and desire to support peers in the wider team
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Excel - Intermediate to Advanced level
  • Retail and wholesale accounting experience desirable
  • Team focused, driven by success

What's on Offer

The ability to work autonomously and within a large finance team, with a focused attitude and a willingness to add value will be rewarded with a highly competitive remuneration package and increased responsibilities. You will be operating in a team which will offer diverse learning opportunities and the ability to progress within the company, with a strong focus on growing your commercial acumen.

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