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Financial Accountant

Full Time, Permanent — Sydney, NSW

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Financial Accountant

What you'll do

  • Prepare financial accounts and ledger reconciliations for the company and trusts.
  • Manage and maintain general ledgers.
  • Review general ledger transaction to ensure correct classification and tax treatment.
  • Oversee the payroll process managed by a third party, including termination and redundancy calculation as well as super and PAYG payments to ensure our statutory obligations are being met.
  • Process manual customer payment, asset sales to Trusts as required and process trust remittances.
  • Daily Bank Reconciliation.
  • Perform daily reconciliation between Bank Statement and Receivables Management System for Customer Collections and Vendor Disbursements.
  • Investigate any unreconciled items.
  • Identify and create new finance processes to improve efficiencies.
  • Assist with ad hoc projects and provide support to the Financial Controller as needed
  • Who you are

  • CPA or CA qualified or in the process of acquiring qualification
  • 2+ years Accounting experience
  • Must have experience in the banking or financial services sector or Big 4 accounting firms in a listed environment (or involved in IPO).
  • Comfortable operating in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrates curiosity and ability to engage across a broad range of internal stakeholders.
  • Known for having an enquiring mind and improving financial processes.
  • Exceptional excel skills.
  • Why Brighte

  • Employee Share Options. We want to build a successful company which means sharing the potential upside together.
  • Flexible working. It's all about balance so feel free to work from home when you need to.
  • Generous Parental Leave Policy. We couldn't get where we are today without our families.
  • Diversity and Inclusion. Winning Best Workplace Diversity award at the 2020 Finnies.
  • Employee Assistance Program. For confidential financial, work, relationship, or wellbeing support. 
  • Recognition and Reward Brighte Stars program. We drive a culture of recognition and celebration by shining a light on our accomplishments and everyday victories.
  • Nutritious food. A well-stocked pantry including free breakfast, daily fresh fruit, espresso coffee, yoghurt, Tim Tams and many more snacks to make work feel a little more like home. We've also got kombucha, beer, and wine on tap.
  • End-of-Trip Facilities. Cycle in to work, lock up your wheels, and have a shower in our end of trip facilities with towel service and hair dryers.
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