Job title: Finance Officer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Job published: 13-05-2024
Job ID: 36508

Job Description

About the company:

Our client is a privately-owned retail group situated across Australia with their Support Office located in Adelaide. We provide expert advice and business management services that empower site managers to deliver exceptional customer care and improve profitability.


About the role: 

We now have a permanent, full-time position available for Finance Officer to join our Finance Department. In this role you will be responsible for the accurate and timely processing of accounts across multiple small businesses located around Australia.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • End to End Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable

  • Set up of new creditors/debtors

  • Processing supplier invoices

  • Reconciling statements

  • Preparing payment runs

  • Following up outstanding debts

  • Journals & Reconciliations

  • Credit Card Statements

  • Bank reconciliations

  • Assistance in preparation of BAS and PRT lodgements

  • Assistance in management accounting of stores    

  • Provide back up support to payroll as required by the business

  • Ad hoc duties as required by the Finance Manager and CFO

  • Assist in identifying and developing process improvements to increase efficiency within the team and business


This role would ideally suit an individual who has recently received or is working towards a qualification in Accounting or Finance. 


About you:

To be successful in this role, you will need the following skills and attributes:

  • High level of computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Xero

  • A proactive and self-driven nature

  • Exceptional communication skills (telephone and email)

  • Be able to work within a small team as well as autonomously

  • Ability to think clearly and logically

  • High attention to detail to ensure accuracy and quality

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills

  • Ability to multitask and manage a wide variety of tasks whilst always meeting deadlines

  • The ability to use initiative and sound judgement in resolving problems

  • Business-like presentation and professional manner

  • Ability to build effective working relationships across all areas of the business 


Previous experience in bookkeeping and experience using Xero are preferred but not essential.


Strong communication skills are essential as you will be the first point of contact regarding any queries from suppliers and/or customers.


With the benefit of having in-house support from our finance team, a relaxed but hard working atmosphere and working within a close knit team, this role will suit someone who is looking to take ownership of their role whilst maintaining a healthy work life balance.


For a confidential chat and more information, please reach out to Bec Wilton on 0450 959 305 or APPLY NOW.