Senior Financial Accountant

About Us

Coastal Transport Services was formed in 1986 by owner Ray Graetz and specialises in transport and warehousing across the Central Coast, Sydney and Hunter regions. We believe that as a successful business we must maintain the highest ethical, environmental and safety standards while providing a value for money service.

At present we have a position available for an experienced Senior Financial Accountant based in Warnervale on the Central Coast.

The Role

Within this role you will be responsible for the month-to-month reporting and monitoring of the companys financial  performance. You will prepare and present analysis critical in understanding the results of the business and business performance. You will act as a true business partner in this role working closely with all functions to gain a detailed understanding of the business. 

Key Responsibilities Include;

  • Payroll
  • Month end reporting, analysis and commentary on reports and projects
  • Managing working capital and cashflow
  • Budget and forecast preparation
  • Monthly reconciliations
  • Calculate, produce and maintain standard cost rates
  • Ensure timely submission of external compliance obligations, including BAS, Payroll Tax, FBT and Superannuation Guarantees
  • Actively engaging with the General Manager to highlight cost issues and profit opportunities


  • Tertiary level qualification in Accounting or Commerce
  • CPA or CA (or membership of another recognised professional accounting body)
  • 5+ years of experience in the same or similar role is essential
  • A background in transport is highly regarded
  • Strong excel and modelling skills required
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to manage complex budgets
  • Ability to research, compile, analyse and interpret data

About You

We are looking for someone who has strong analytical skills and high attention to details. This role requires someone that can demonstrate an ownership mentality and possesses strong organisational and problem solving skills. The candidate must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organisation and be a proficient team player.

Working for Coastal

At Coastal you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, a supportive workplace and the opportunity for training and development at every step. 

If you think you would love an opportunity to work for us please APPLY NOW. Please make sure to include a current resume, contact information, references, and all relevant experience.


Coastal Transport is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that is reflective of Australian society. As a result, we are an equal opportunity employer compliant in all EEO regulations. We welcome applications from women, aboriginal people, people with disabilities and members of visible minorities. Accommodations in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

16/06/2020 $0 Gosford & Central Coast 1 Accounting
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