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Financial Accountant

  • 592705
  • Perth
  • Finance / Accounting
  • 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 500,000 people, and are a recognised top 10 employer worldwide.

Based in our Perth office, we are currently seeking an Financial Accountant to assume responsibility for the end of month accounting for one of our largest Business and Industry clients.  This is a fantastic opportunity to build your knowledge and launch a long-term career in finance. Joining a collaborative team environment, you will enjoy a role that is a mix of routine activities, ad hoc queries and ongoing projects

The Position 

  • Process month-end and year-end journals and reconcile monthly accounts
  • Assist in preparation of the audit file with supporting documents
  • Assist with preparation of financial reports for external stake holders
  • Liaising with Group Head office to maintain lease accounting as per AASB16
  • Managing payroll accounting and monthly reconciliations of payroll accounts.  
  • 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 
  • Other administrative duties as directed by the Financial Controller & Operating Officer

The Person

  • Accounting degree qualified with 3+ year experience in similar role.
  • Sound Knowledge of Payroll accounting and Lease accounting standard AASB16.
  • Sound technical and analytical skills
  • Ability to problem solve, prioritise and multi-task
  • Intermediate skill level on Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with internal and external Stakeholders at all levels
  • Positive 'can-do' attitude, who can work autonomously in a team environment

The Benefits

We place great importance on being an employer of choice and offer excellent career opportunities including internal transfers; ongoing training and development including apprenticeships & traineeships; a competitive salary, recognition programs including awards, long service and team event days; site-based benefits; and company discounts.

So, if you are a 'can-do' person, who thrives on new challenges; likes working in a team within a diverse environment; and consistently delivers to the highest quality, then you'll fit right in and we'd like to have you on our team.

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