Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane Market
Salary: $100000 - $120000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-06-26
Reference: JO-1906-96228
Contact Name: Karen Ireland
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 27, 2019 19:46

Job Description

About the Company

This organisation has been operating in the global market for over 60 years and operate with a vow to provide innovative machinery and technology that will continue to transform the food processing industry. Committed to best practice and best services, as a privately owned and operated company, they ensure quality products, continued improvement and responsive expert service is delivered to support the growing needs of their customers. Having grown to be a world-leading equipment manufacturer, serving an ever-growing list of food and non-food industries, a newly created role within the Finance team has arisen.  Reporting to the CFO, you will be responsible for taking a lead in the running of the day to day finance functions and lead a small team.

About the Role

You will be responsible for the following:
  • Responsible for accurate and timely month-end close
  • Assist in the preparation of Year End accounts
  • Assists in adoption of new accounting standards including but not limited to researching standard, preparing written accounting policy for company, and preparing new disclosures.
  • Reports, analyzes, and interprets financial and operating data for management.
  • Review financial data for accuracy; identify problems and support day-to-day
  • Assist in job costing processing, investigations and analysis operations.
  • Trains and develops accounting staff and AP staff.
  • Actively participate and drive process improvement initiatives
  • Assist the Financial Controller on adhoc projects

About you:

To be considered for this position you will ideally be CA/CPA qualified with a minimum of 5 years’ experience within a manufacturing company.  Alternatively, we are also interested in candidates who may be looking for their first move from a chartered environment and have potentially managed a portfolio of clients coming from the FMCG or manufacturing sector or other industries that have a strong focus on product costing. You will have a strong technical accounting background as you will be responsible for managing the financial reporting function, along with a solid practical understanding of SAP, in particular experience using the Purchasing and Inventory modules of this ERP. Prior experience in managing a team is also desirable.  

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Karen Ireland on 07 3023 1026, quoting ref no. JO-1906-96228. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at