• Permanent Position | Package $65k + Generous Study Package | St. Kilda Rd
  • Clear Progression | Impressive team | Supportive Environment
  • Seeking a resourceful & bright graduate with a couple of years experience

Assistant Accountant

ASX listed business seeking an assistant accountant to provide both financial administrative support with a special focus on the capital expenditure, supplier/debtor reconciliations and also provide financial support to the business. 

The Challenge

  • Responsible for preparation and posting of the month end journals for the Retail business
  • Prepare Balance Sheet Reconcilliations
  • Complete and send daily/weekly/monthly management reports to Operations
  • Provide appropriate financial and commercial business support to the Contract and Operations Managers
  • Preparing, posting and reviewing accruals, provisions, reallocations and other journals each accounting period as required and directed by the Finance Manger

Specifically your responsibilities will include:

Accounting, Cash flow & Balance Sheet Management, and GL Maintenance

  • Manage all weekly and monthly accounting procedures ensuring accuracy and timeliness
  • Cash flow and balance sheet management, including reconciliation of accounts and debtor management
  • Maintain the GL for new/current Profit Centres, inc.G/L account setup, etc.

Compliance and Control & Discipline and Proactivity 

  • Implement quality assurance systems in the business
  • Continuously review and monitor financial processes and controls, ensuring discipline in their application
  • Ensure accounting policies are adhered

Reporting and Interpretation

  • Manage the delivery of financial reporting as required by the Contract Managers 
  • Interpretation of reports and data to assist management


  • Provide detailed P&L and cash flow forecasts for the Contract Managers 


  • Coordinate budgets for the sector
  • Provide analysis and commentary on variances from the prior year (forecast)
  • Continuously monitoring and updating

The Expertise

Please consider expressing interest in this position if you possess the following:

Accounting, Cash flow & Balance Sheet Management, and GL Maintenance

  • Sound P&L and balance sheet management
  • Demonstrated understanding of the business and the influences on P&L results and the balance sheet

Reporting and Forecasting provided to standard

  • On time delivery of all required reporting. Continuous improvement in quality of reporting and forecasting.

The Next Step

If this position will enhance your career and you would like further details on the client, the role, remuneration or a copy of the position description, please call Sarah McKenna for a confidential discussion on 03 8594 4383 or 0417 257 628.  
Or alternatively please apply per the link below.

Job Title: Financial Accounting & Reporting
Location: Melbourne
Contract: Permanent