Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane, Queensland
Salary: AU$100000 - AU$120000 per annum + super
Reference: AD13338_1609981956
Contact Name: Alison Dart
Contact Email: alison@empirecareers.com.au
Job Published: January 07, 2021 12:12

Job Description

The Business

Going strong for over 60 years delivering high quality building projects from start to finish. This is not a traditional company, their success is due to the fact they don't rest on their laurels, but instead approach every project with a spirit of creativity and innovation that is infused with an understanding of our clients' needs and aspirations.

The role

Want to thrive in that culture of creativity and innovation and use your previous expertise to assist, develop and watch the business grow from strength to strength

Reporting to the Financial Controller who is focused on process improvements , the role involves

  • Supervision and responsibility of the Accounts team of 3 motivated and proven individuals
  • Preparing weekly, fortnightly, monthly payroll for ~300 staff
  • Monthly reconciliation and lodgement of payroll, superannuation and PAYG withholding tax
  • Running the monthly close process and preparing management P&L and B/S statements
  • Preparing monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual compliance requirements (e.g. BAS / IAS, FBT return, QBCC MFR Report, etc)
  • Preparing ad-hoc interim report requirements for credit agencies
  • Managing all tools of trade provision across the organisation
  • Maintaining accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures

Your Focus is

CLIENT RELATIONS -internal and external

TEAMWORK AND COMMUNICATION - team management and process improvement ,

TECHNICAL COMPETENCE -Excel , construction awards and MS office

Commercial Focus-sensible non red tape approach


CA or CPA qualifications, previous 5 years' experience within in a smaller entrepreneurial organisations (not large Corporates )

Supervise a small team of 3 staff who handle AR, AP and time sheeting

Willingness to be hands and guide on payroll weekly, fortnightly and monthly ( it is part of the role )

Ability to mentor, guide and shape a team and be motivated an inspired to success

Location is Milton with train within walking distance


For a confidential discussion regarding this role or to explore other career opportunities please contact:

Alison Dart
Ref No: AD
Email: alison.dart@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: (07) 3231 1223

Applications close 22 December 2020. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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