Assistant Accountant – $65k – $70k + Super + Parking + Benefits

Location: Western Sydney
Salary Package: $65k – $70k + Super + Parking + Benefits
Role highlights: Australia’s leading consumer business is seeking an Assistant Accountant to join their dynamic and high performing team, this is a career elevating opportunity.

Role Overview:
This Australian icon is looking for an experienced Assistant Accountant responsible for weekly final margin reporting and analysis, review and posting stocktakes, margin protection, assisting with month end reporting. In addition, they will work with production team and other internal stakeholders on identifying pricing and cost opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining standard costs of raw materials, packaging, and finished goods.
  • Analyse Supplier costs and cost movements and ensuring all costs are identified and recorded accurately.
  • Stock reconciliations and co-ordination of stocktakes and cycle counts.
  • Analysing the weekly and monthly P&L to understand the main cost drivers of the business.
  • Play an active role in costing new products.
  • Working with Manufacturing and production team to determine and implement process improvements.
  • Understand operational and production software to ensure that costs are recorded accurately and timely.
  • Assist in the preparation of value-added management reports relevant to users’ needs.
  • Analyse and interpret trading results, providing insights to all the stakeholders.
  • Identify and fix Initial Margin losses.
  • Assisting the team with stocktakes posting and ensuring all the entries are processed in a timely manner.
  • Finalising the finished goods price using relevant tools.
  • Implementing internal system controls to provide quality assurance over the financial data
  • Collaborating with other departments and fixing finance related system issues
  • Organising and assisting Warehouse & Store stocktakes.

Candidate Profile:

  • Minimum BA in Business/Accounting & CA/CPA qualified or working toward it.
  • High-energy, flexible and responsive work style
  • Proactive and driven to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Good communication skills, able to liaise effectively with stakeholders within the organisation
  • Excellent IT skills, Excel and ERP exposure a MUST!!!
  • Experience of working within Food Retail / FMCG highly regarded
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Passionate about working in a close and diverse team, but also independently

The Company, Culture & Benefits:
Be part of this Australian market leader that is revolutionising to make an impact within the global market. This company is experiencing a period of growth and is seeking to expand their Finance team. This company has demonstrated a history of growth and progression in the industry. As a market leader in the product/service industry, they are wanting to expand their team with candidates that value progression. This company is seeking an experienced Assistant Accountant that is driven to achieve results whilst contributing to valuable change.

Apply:
If this sounds like you, please send your resume by clicking the “apply” link below. The reference number for this role is MW40725. Please allow for 3 – 5 working days for us to process all the applications. All applicants will receive feedback from us, either via email or a telephone call.

Job Information

Job Reference: 40725
Salary:
Salary From: £65000
Salary To: £70000
Job Industries: Accountancy
Job Locations: Western Sydney, Australia
Job Types: Permanent

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