Assistant Accountant

Berkeley Vale NSW, Australia

  • 12 month parental leave contract
  • Great company values and culture
  • Berkeley Vale, Central Coast location

The Sanitarium Health Food Company is an organisation made up of a passionate group of people who believe in the potential of every Australian to live well.  That’s why everything we do – from the foods we create, to our role in the community and how we care for our staff – is guided by this philosophy.

We’re Australian owned – which we think is pretty special – and we’re also proud to produce some of this country’s most loved products.  From everyone’s favourite Aussie breakfast cereal, Weet-Bix, to the nutritious on-the-go liquid breakfast drink UP&GO and the category leader in non-dairy milks, So Good.

Not only do we have great products, but we have great teams behind them.  We love what we do, we’re constantly evolving and, where there’s a chance to learn or try something new, we roll up our sleeves.  There’s never a dull moment!

We currently have an exciting, twelve-month opportunity in our Finance team for an Assistant Accountant, commencing mid to late September.  The role works closely with the Management Accountant carrying out a range of accounting duties for both our Australian and  overseas businesses.  

Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • Reporting and Analysis
  • Budget preparation and consolidation
  • End of month settlements
  • Capital expenditure
  • Support of overseas business’ financial processes
  • Reconciliations
  • GL journals, accruals and redirections
  • Inter-company recharges
  • Insurance renewals and claims

Requirements - The successful applicant will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Business/Commerce with a major in Accounting (or close to completion)
  • Completing or desire to complete CPA, CA or equivalent qualification
  • 1+ year related practical experience
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Exposure to a large ERP accounting system (ideally SAP) would be highly regarded
  • Strong customer focus and team orientation
  • The ability to effectively manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Good attention to detail

The position reports to our Management Accountant, is based on the NSW Central Coast and forms part of a small and highly functioning Finance team who are focused on delivering outstanding business results.

We provide a supportive, values-based workplace that offers opportunities for personal and professional development.

We are an organisation driven by our mission and values. If you share our passion for what we do, our products and can respect our Christian based principles this will be a great opportunity for you.

Type: Contract

Category: Finance / Accounting

Reference ID: SA0SANBK000025

Date Posted: 21/07/2021