Financial Accountant & Payroll

Financial Accountant & Payroll

Job Title: Financial Accountant & Payroll
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane, Queensland
Salary: AU$100000 - AU$120000 per annum + Package
Reference: AD13334_1604900771
Contact Name: Alison Dart
Contact Email: alison@empirecareers.com.au
Job Published: November 20, 2020 15:07

Job Description

The Business

Going strong for over 60 years delivering high quality building projects from start to finish. 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 what the business grows from strength to strength. Reporting to the financial Controller, 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 organisation (not large Corporates)
  • Willingness to hands on deal with payroll weekly, fortnightly and monthly (it is part of the role)
  • Ability to mentor, guide and shape a team and actually like doing it

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

Alison Dart
Ref No: AD13334
Email: alison.dart@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: (07) 3231 1223

Applications close 9 December 2020. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.