Company Accountant

For over 35 years we have been a leader in the provision of IT products and services predominantly in the education and aged care sectors. Employing around 90 staff we deliver comprehensive IT & communications infrastructure and end user device hardware, software and services solutions. Our local and offshore services delivery structure incorporates a Service Management Centre, Professional Services and Project Management.

Recently purchased and now a subsidiary of a publicly listed entity we have new compliance and reporting requirements and deadlines.

Reporting to the COO the successful candidate will be the head of our existing finance and administration team of three.


Job Specifications

The Company Accountant is the officer of a company that has primary responsibility for managing the company's finances, including financial planning, management of financial risks, record-keeping, overhead management, HR, financial reporting and financial compliance.


  1. Manage the budgeting processes
  2. Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction
  3. Develop financial and tax strategies

Financial Information

  1. Control and oversee the issuance of all financial information
  2. Personally review and approve all reported financial results to the executive
  3. Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts

Risk Management

  1. Monitor any open legal issues
  2. Maintain appropriate insurance coverage
  3. Ensure that the company complies with all legal, tax and regulatory requirements
  4. Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
  5. Report risk issues to the executive
  6. Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations

Third Parties

  1. Represent the company with bankers, accountants, auditors and investors


  1. Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the executive team
  2. Manage the companys accounting, human resources, legal and tax requirements
  3. Oversee the company's transaction processing systems
  4. Assist with implementing operational best practices
  5. Oversee daily operations of the company
  6. Provide monthly overhead analysis
  7. Oversee purchase of all company goods for internal use and for sale
  8. Develop, implement and maintain appropriate stock control measures
  9. Ensure best value is achieved for all purchases

Human Resources

  1. Oversee recruiting and staffing
  2. Employee contract management
  3. Oversee processing of monthly payroll
  4. Employee on boarding, development and off boarding
  5. HR policy development and documentation
  6. Employee safety, welfare, wellness and health

Successful candidate requirements:

Successful completion of Accounting degree or diploma 
Minimum two years experience in a similar role
High level of computer literacy including experience with MS Office suite and computerised accounting software packages
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Attention to detail
Numerical skills
Analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to meet deadlines

Ability to liaise and communicate with all levels of personnel from junior staff to executive

Ability to prioritise tasks and self manage

Experience with MYOB EXO an advantage but not essential.


Applications close 27/3/2020

16/03/2020 $0 Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs 1 Accounting
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