Cost Accountant/Accounts Payable

Cost Accountant/Accounts Payable

Job Title: Cost Accountant/Accounts Payable
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: SE Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: AU$65000 - AU$70000 per annum + plus superannuation
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH239460_1578526952
Contact Name: Leanne Ryan
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 09, 2020 10:42

Job Description

This Australian wholesale business supplies a variety of well-known brands to retailers across Australia and New Zealand. Due to recent movement within the organisation they are currently seeking a Cost Accountant/Accounts Payable Officer to join their small, close-knit finance team. As the successful candidate, you will play a pivotal role in managing key accounting functions and work closely with key stakeholders in finance, procurement and logistics.

Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, you will be responsible for all accounting functions and costing information relating to product purchasing and importation for Australia and New Zealand.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing costing for shipping
  • Liaising with the logistics company, customs broker and warehouse regarding shipments
  • Reviewing product margins to ensure profitability
  • Matching invoices to purchase orders
  • Preparing overseas supplier payments
  • Reconciliations:
    • Supplier accounts with statements
    • Related GL accounts such as Duty and Freight
    • Bank reconciliations
  • Maintaining accurate financial records and updating information as required

To be considered for this role, you will possess the following:

  • A Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 3 years of relevant experience in an accounts role
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • High level of focus, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Computer literacy with the MS Office suite and accounting software
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritise effectively
  • Motivation to achieve both company and personal success

What's in it for you?

  • $65,000 - $70,000 + superannuation
  • An outstanding opportunity for a Finance Officer / Bookkeeper to take the next step in your career
  • A role where you are encouraged to share ideas and be innovative in your approach
  • Great team environment - fun & collaborative
  • City fringe location
  • Opportunity to work closely with all areas of the business

If this sounds like you, please call Amanda Coad on 03 8269 1306 for a confidential discussion or APPLY NOW.

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