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Assistant Commercial Accountant | Full Time | McMahons Point

Apply now Job no: 543659
Location: Sydney
Work type: Full Time
Categories: Finance / Accounting

Are numbers, reporting, analytics and good food “music to your ears”? Are you looking for a true people leader to coach, mentor, develop and inspire you? If you answered yes, grab our attention & apply now!

  • Be part of not only a national, but global brand/company
  • Picturesque McMahons Point location – Harbour Bridge and City views
  • Business Partner with our Operations Leadership Team

Compass Group is the global market leader in providing food and a range of support services to customers in the workplace, schools and colleges, hospitals, at leisure and in remote environments. We operate in over 50 countries, employ over 508,000 people, and are a recognised top 10 employer worldwide.

The Position

Based in our Sydney Support office, we are currently looking for an Assistant Commercial Accountant to join our team. This role will see you responsible for the end of month accounting for an allocated portfolio within our client base. This is an opportunity to play a key role in consistently delivering and exceeding our client expectations and requires a confident, pragmatic individual to deliver this successful outcome. This role will involve detailed reviews and financial analysis of the relevant portfolio, complex reporting to the lead Business Partner and regular engagement with the Key Account Managers to identify and drive value.

We are wanting to hear from candidates who perhaps already have demonstrable experience as an Assistant Accountant; but we are also interested in hearing from high performing graduates with some experience. What we are non-negotiable on is drive, ambition, energy, and delivery. Results are important, but how you go about getting the results is what’s important to us. Behaviours and actions speak louder than words

 A Day in the Life

  • Accurate & Timely Month End Closing Processes
  • Client reporting and billing
  • Month end reconciliations
  • Site audits
  • Preparation of detailed Budgets and Forecasts
  • Contract Compliance
  • Assisting Internal & External Stakeholders
  • Ability to grasp and understand supporting/ sub ledger IT systems and how it interacts with the PL
  • Identifying and communicate opportunities for improvement & process streamlining 
  • Administration and ad-hoc duties including project work

The Person

  • Accounting degree qualified and/or studying towards similar qualifications with similar field
  • Previous experience within a business environment
  • Sound technical and analytical skills
  • Ability to problem solve, prioritise and multi-task
  • Intermediate skill level on Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to comfortably communicate with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Positive 'can-do' attitude, who can work autonomously in a team environment
  • Dedicated, passionate and committed to progressing the performance of the portfolio

The Benefits

Compass Group is an organisation that's proud of its great people. We believe in the opportunity to recognise and develop great talent and offer many diverse opportunities for career advancement. Recognised as an employer of choice we also have an attractive benefits program including a competitive salary and incentive scheme, recognition programs including service and safety awards, team event days, site based benefits and company discounts

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