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Management Accountant (Sydney)

$60k – $80k
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Senior Management Accountant



Purpose:

The purpose of this role is to lead developing the Company’s reporting framework (forecasting and performance tracking) for a growing business for the following stakeholders:

Board Directors

Executive Management Team

Regional Management Teams

Sales Commission target setting and reporting



This role will report to the CFO and be based in our Sydney office in Chippendale.



Responsibilities:



As Senior Management Accountant, your duties and responsibilities can be varied depending on the organisation, however they may include, but are not limited to:



Preparation of monthly management reports tracking financial performance against budget

Providing commentary on management reports

Liaising with the strategy and product teams to build KPI driven revenue forecasting and tracking of actuals vs forecast.

Variance Analysis around actual results compared to the budget and forecasts for each revenue line and cost centre.

Play a lead role in compiling the annual budget with senior management

Analysing trends and financial performance across business units

Supervising and training junior staff

Taking part in systems' and process improvement initiatives, especially in the improvement of visibility into revenue growth insights.



SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

Experience with forecasting and budgeting

Ability to analyse complex reports

Ability to be “hands-on” at a very detailed level however create meaningful insights for stakeholders from that information.

Ability to effectively communicate accounting concepts to non-finance staff

Organised and structured in daily duties

Team player and ability to establish strong relationships

Knowledge of accounting principles and relevant standards

Excellent written and verbal communication skills to facilitate business partnering

Ability to prioritise and manage multiple deadlines simultaneously

Intermediate to advanced computer software skills, including Google Sheets, Excel and Xero




Requirements

Proven experience as a management accountant, preferably in Start-up/fast growth environments

Professional Accounting qualification such as CPA or CA, with a minimum of 5 years post qualified experience.




Who you are

You have a high attention to detail

You don’t shy away from feedback and you take it on board

You have terrific communication skills – both written and verbal

You’re systems and process driven

You’re happy to be flexible when things don’t go to plan

You’re an organiser at heart

You feel most comfortable working to deadlines

You thrive off working in a team




Company Values



We are better everyday

We work without ego

We are smarter together

We hero our customer



We engage in robust and articulate dialogue while maintaining an open mind

We are effectively work autonomously, but also with a strong team ethic. We may reward individual effort, but we most certainly play as a team in everything we do

We have the ability to focus yet still have a laugh in high-pressure situations

We are comfortable working with globally distributed teams who bring together complementary skill sets

We are proactive learners, and encourage the continuous development of our skill-sets

We are passionate about delivering services to our customers and able to champion their needs

We are able to think creatively and develop solutions for our customers




Key Internal relationships:



C-Suite Executives, Heads of Region, CFO.

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role
Worked at KPMG, Practice Ignition. Experience with Audit, Accounting, Business Requirement gathering. Went to University of Sydney, Peking University
Accounting Technology enthusiast - Founder @Practice Ignition + @Interactive Accounting . Big fan of a good beer, yoga and surfing.