Senior Accountant

Stirling Andersen

Thriving Manufacturing company based in Bendigo is seeking an experience FMCG/Manufacturing accountant

  • Autonomous and flexible role
  • Attractive Remuneration package
  • Progression and development
A family-owned manufacturing business and an iconic brand who ride themselves on being a friendly, progressive and highly collaborative team.

Responsibilities:
  • Monthly close including all journals, analysis, balance sheet reconciliations and reporting pack collation for the Board
  • Detailed analytics and commentary that goes to the root causes of why for senior management
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Maintenance of standard costs, BOMs and routings to reflect latest production specifications
  • Working with various production managers and supervisors to close out cost leakages
  • Working with commercial sales in NPD to cost potential new products and to assist in pricing decisions
  • Support and analysis of monthly trade spend and promotions
  • Working with our AP and AR and Payroll teams to assist as required
  • Co-ordination of stocktakes
  • Tracking CAPEX projects
  • Insurance, tax compliance assistance, and external audit requirements
Essential skills and experience:
  • Previous 5+ years manufacturing or retail accounting experience, preferably in FMCG environment utilising QAD or SAP or similar
  • Excel guru, able to source, compile and interpret datasets
  • Proactive, competent, accountable, positive, resilient strong team player
  • CPA or CA qualified