Group Accountant

Exciting new position created, role ownership!, Work within a group of companies, workload variety & different sites, Looking to start immediately, with a significant scope.

Based in the beautiful Hunter Valley with travel between the Upper Hunter and Newcastle regions, the United Group is seeking a Group Accountant to work within the group of companies within mining, civil construction, agriculture, wine & hospitality operations. 


The Position 

The Group Accountant communicates daily with Business Managers across the United Group and provides accurate and timely accounting support and services for the United Group of companies. The role will develop and maintain a financial strategy and continue to develop and monitor control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results. 


Key Responsibilities include (not limited to)

  • Perform ledger maintenance for a number of companies, trusts and partnerships;
  • Calculate charges and post journals/accruals;
  • Maintain fixed asset registers and undertake asset accounting;
  • Undertake bank and credit card reconciliations;
  • Review the monthly management accounts identifying errors, omissions and duplications to ensure the integrity of the management accounts;
  • Complete various reports based on financial information;
  • Complete BAS and IAS returns and assist with the preparation of information for the external accountant;
  • Ensure completion of all balance sheet reconciliations across the United Group;
  • Compile audit work files with supporting documentation for both half-year and full year audit for external auditors.


Skills & Qualifications

  • A minimum of 3 years commercial/chartered experience;
  • Experience in month-end accounting procedures up to production of trial balance, P&L and balance sheet;
  • High level of computer literacy, including advanced Excel and strong Xero knowledge;
  • Strong technical tax ability, analytical and research skills;
  • Experience in working to deadlines with adaptability to changing priorities;
  • An eye for detail and ability to efficiently analyse financial information.


This is a permanent, full time role and remuneration is commensurate with experience. 

Please apply with your current resume and cover letter. 

22/06/2020 $0 Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter 1 Accounting
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