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Senior Accountant (12 month contract)

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Accountant to join our Finance team. 

You will work closely with the Group Financial Controller to execute key aspects of the financial management within SurfStitch group, ensuring effective delivery of financial requirements, implementation of internal controls and mentoring staff.

This is a 12 month contract role, with the potential for permanency for the right candidate.

The responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • General ledger duties including posting actuals and accruals accurately, AR/AP, fixed-assets, inventory and key general ledger reconciliations etc.
  • Intercompany transfer and reconciliations
  • Responsible for FBT, GST and BAS statements lodgment with timely payment
  • Maintain accurate Fix Asset Registers and Depreciation Schedules
  • Manage the month end close, ensuring all areas of the business meet their deadlines
  • Review finance processes, providing and implementing solutions to improve the finance function
  • Oversee assistant accountants to continue to achieve accounting and reporting requirements
  • Assist in preparation of budgets, forecasts across regional entities
  • Review and Improve business models to ensure best practice decision making for inventory management
  • Develop business models to streamline financial reporting processes when required
  • Continuous analysis of operations and finance performance
  • Play an active role in compliance and risk management through the region

If you want in, you’re going to need an energetic attitude, and solid, demonstrated experience within a similar role, including people management exposure. 

You’ll be CA/CPA qualified and have excellent knowledge of current accounting standards within a complex corporate environment. You will have a proven track record across analytical and financial modelling, along with introducing and managing changes to finance systems under your belt.

Your Microsoft Excel skills will be advanced, and if you’ve worked with the finance system NetSuite, this will be a big advantage.  The business is experiencing a period of continual transformation and so an ability to rapidly respond to business needs is necessary. 

What’s in it for you?

Looking for a great team environment? We've got an awesome open plan setup that supports collaboration. 

Like sushi and coffee? We have a Japanese café on-site.

Like to relax? We offer free on-site massages.

Like our products? You'll get a generous staff discount.

It's your birthday? Take the day off.

Like the beach? We are in one of the most coveted locations on the Gold Coast, Burleigh Heads!

To apply, send us your CV and cover letter and tell us why the job is yours.

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