Company Accountant

About the Company

For the last 20 + years, our client has been providing specialised safety services and safety products to a wide variety of industries, including the Construction, Mining, Oil & Gas and Manufacturing.

 

About the Role

As the Company Accountant, you will be part of the management team, reporting directly to the organisations General Manager.  The role covers four key responsibilities which include;

  • Accounting: MYOB based Accounts, Payroll, Liabilities & Reporting
  • Team Management: Managing a small team of 2 accounts clerks
  • Systems & Procedures: Analysis, Improvement, Creating and Implementing new systems and procedures
  • Management Team: Working with the management team focusing on strategic planning, forecasting and business improvements

 

Accounting

The accounting component of this role is standard general ledger on MYOB and Excel, where you will be conducting hands on accounts work as well as overseeing the work conducted by the 2 accounts clerks. The main accounting functions of this role include;

Accounts receivable

  • Approximately 50 to 80 invoices per week
  • Receiving invoice data from sales team or sales CRM
  • Creating multiple entry / item invoicing Excel & MYOB 

Bank Reconciliations

  • Checking bank statement with actuals on invoices and expenses claims
  • Update reconciliation on MYOB

Procurement

  • Assisting GM in supplier management
  • Approving & Creating Purchase Orders
  • Negotiating with suppliers pricing and supply of products
  • Sourcing and engaging with new suppliers
  • Reviewing supplier activities such as pricing & service delivery

Accounts Payable

  • Reconciliations of accounts payable invoices
  • Entering data onto MYOB and Excel
  • Approving & Scheduling payments 
  • Eft Transfer of amount owing

Accounts Receivable

  • Reconciling all payments from clients
  • Managing all Debt Collecting activities
  • Escalating debt collection activities for accounts over 30 days

Pay Roll

  • Approximately 30 employees
  • Calculating PAY & Super Excel & MYOB
  • Creating Payslips - MYOB
  • Leave Entitlements Updating accrued data Excel & MYOB
  • Eft Transfers of wages

End of Month Close

  • MYOB & Excel
  • BAS Prep
  • PAYG Prep
  • Super Prep
  • Payroll tax Prep

Reporting

  • Generating numerous reports from MYOB and Excel
  • Sales Reports Individual Sales Reps and Overall Sales Weekly, Monthly & Quarterly
  • Profit & Loss Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly
  • Project Related reports Costs of Sales & Project P&L
  • Cash Flow Weekly, Monthly & Quarterly
  • Forecasting Sales, P&L and Cashflow

Ad Hoc Admin

  • Data Entry - Excel, MYOB or CRM
  • Filing Data & Hard Copy
  • Document Control

 

Team Management

You will be managing a small team of 2 accounts clerks that carry out general finance administrative duties such as;

  • Accounts Payable Invoicing
  • Accounts Receivable Debt Collection and reporting
  • Data Entry on MYOB and Excel across several key areas such as Sales Activities and Procurement
  • Document Control Filing data and hard copies of documents

As the Company Accountant, you will be delegating work activities to team members on a daily basis, ensuring that they carry out their responsibilities to high standards in an efficient and productive manner.  You will also provide leadership, support, mentoring and training on an ongoing basis to all team members.

 

Systems & Procedures

I have been given specific instructions from our client to focus on an experienced accountant that has experience in business systems and procedures.  The current systems and procedures across all departments of the organisation have not been updated for several years and one of the main tasks of this role will be the following;

  • Review and Analysis of current business systems MYOB, Excel and CRM
  • Improve on existing or Create new systems and procedures with a focus on business improvements in productivity and efficiency
  • Implement improved or new systems and procedures within the company

You will initially review and analyse current systems and procedures across all departments, where you will identify existing systems that may require improvement or an entire rework.  You may also identify areas where systems and procedures do not exist, where implementing new systems and procedures would benefit the organisation.

Once you have created new systems and procedures, you will be required to manage the implementation, training and continual monitoring of the systems and procedures to all relevant parties. This will require a pragmatic approach where making major changes to business systems, requires careful planning and management to ensure that the changes will be highly successful.

 

Management Team

As part of the management team you will be involved in in the strategic planning of the company in the short, medium and long term. This will require you to provide not only feasible strategies, but also detailed assessments which will include creating reports, forecasting and detailed analysis.

 

About the Candidate

We are seeking a multi skilled Accountant that possess at least 5 years experience in all of the following key areas;

  • General Accounting
  • Team Management
  • Business Systems

Essential Criteria Include;

  • University Qualification or Diploma: In Accounting, Commerce, Business Management or similar
  • MYOB:  Highly proficient in MYOB
  • Excel: Advanced skills in all aspects of Excel
  • Communication Skills: Has highly developed written and verbal skills in English
  • Team Management: Has managed accounts teams of 5 or more in a Department Manager or similar capacity
  • Business Systems: Has experience in analysis, improvement and creating business systems
  • Procurement: In-depth understanding of procurement systems as well supplier management
  • Reporting: Highly experienced in creating and developing detailed reports such as sales, P&L, forecasting and cash flow
  • Police Clearance: Be able to provide an up to date national police clearance

We will also be focussing on candidates that possess the following skills and attributes;

  • Highly organized with the ability to quickly priorities work tasks regularly
  • Ability to lead, mentor, train and monitor team members
  • Well-developed numeracy skills       
  • Be a team player that enjoys contributing to a shared goal
  • Be highly efficient and be able to work under tight deadlines
  • Possess initiative with excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Have a positive outlook with high energy levels
  • Perform your work responsibilities in a highly professional manner at all times
  • Has the outlook and desire to secure long term, ongoing employment

 

Remuneration

This is a permanent position and depending on key factors such as your qualifications and experience the salary package will be,

  • Base Salary between $85,000 to $110,000 
  • + Super
  • + Leave Entitlements

25/11/2019 $0 Perth 1 Accounting
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