Located in West Perth, this collection of small, largely start-up businesses spans manufacturing and engineering, corporate advisory, mineral processing and financial services. The businesses share a comfortable, professionally appointed office space and share costs and support services such as accounting and administrative support. The companies are connected by shared shareholdings and in some cases Board representation but operate separately and in quite different markets. All are on growth trajectories, and the office is perceptibly busier than even a few months ago.
The opportunity now exists for an experienced bookkeeper / administrator to take join the office in support of the shared Financial Controller/Company Secretary who also serves all of the resident businesses. While supporting the Financial controller, the position will provide significant autonomy and require a level of maturity and self-motivation sufficient to free up other resources to perform their strategic roles in the supported businesses.
To be considered for the role you will be an experienced accounting professional, with the ability to work with multiple stakeholders and customers in real time. You will take ownership of accounting functions including AP, AR, end of month preparation and You will be experienced in a variety of accounting software packages specifically Xero and MYOB and be able to advise on suitable tools and reporting mechanisms as the businesses needs evolve. Ideally, youll also be comfortable with the full suite of Microsoft Office packages.
In addition to accounting functions, the role will act as Office Manager, overseeing the relationship with suppliers (stationery, catering, maintenance etc.) and managing the small Administrative support staff.
The ideal candidate, then will offer:
Strong bookkeeping and accounting skills (though not necessarily CPA/CA level);
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Attention to detail;
Ability to Multi-task;
Great interpersonal skills;
A sense of humour;
Problem solving skills
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