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Accountant - Commercial

Accountant - Commercial

  • 640186
  • North Sydney, NSW, Australia, 2060
  • Full Time

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, our Commercial Accountants are 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 and regular engagement with the Key Account Managers to identify and drive value.

We'd love to hear from you if you are looking to take the next step in your career having already had a few years demonstrable experience as an Assistant Accountant; equally, you may be looking for a change of industry and want to join a business that has not only grown and been profitable over the past few years but has high growth targets for the next few years and beyond!

If you've got drive, ambition, energy, deliver results and have a genuine interest in supporting our colleagues at our client sites then as the global leader in catering & support services, we’d love to hear from you.

A Day in the Life

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

A bit about you

  • Accounting/Finance degree qualified and ideally studying towards CA/CPA
  • Previous experience within a business environment
  • Sound technical and analytical skills with the ability to problem solve, prioritise and multi-task
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with intermediate Excel skill level
  • 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

We embrace equal opportunity and promote diversity. We actively encourage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, men and women of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation and People with Disability to apply.


Our people’s unique backgrounds, experience, and abilities are at the heart of our vibrant workforce. We strive to create workplaces that reflect the diverse communities that we serve, where everyone feels empowered and valued. By building diverse teams means we are creating inclusive environments for all our people and also those we connect with through our day to day operation. We welcome & encourage applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, gender expressions, gender identity and people with disability.


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