Finance & Accounts Manager (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Become a part of a fast growing A&NZ company in this multitasking role
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable
  • Attractive salary and guaranteed career progression for the right person



Our client is a leading supplier of value added ingredients to Australia and New Zealand’s Food Industries and are firm believers in providing solutions to their customers. They represent a portfolio of companies in the A&NZ market, and the additional value they provide is from both strong technical expertise and their investment in laboratory scale development. This enables them to be true partners with their customers.

Based in a lovely South-Eastern suburb of Melbourne, our client is looking for an Accounts Officer who will be in charge of their Accounts Payable and Receivable Department. A clear career development pathway will occur as the business continues to grow and additional responsibilities will be awarded.



This multitasking role will ensure you primarily look after the invoice payments and collection of revenue for outstanding accounts. Additional duties will cover management of cash flow and overdrafts for business as well as foreign exchange contracts.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate well developed written and verbal communication in English language with positive approach to change to ensure continual review, refinement and advancement of processes. You will be proactive and confident with proven track record of Accounts Receivable experience within Manufacturing or Distribution.



  • Build and maintain valuable relationships with customers, suppliers and staff
  • Manage accounts receivable to ensure customers adhere to business terms and invoices are paid on time
  • Maintain Fixed Assets Register
  • Look after accounts payable to ensure suppliers are paid in time according to business policy
  • Manage all cash flow and cooperate with bank facilities including overdraft for business
  • Provide financial reports for senior management when required
  • Maintain a close look on all creditors and debtors and report trends to Managing Director
  • Perform account reconciliations
  • Follow up and collect outstanding monies for insufficient and outstanding invoices
  • Set up credit limits for different customers by working alongside Sales Department
  • Manage and process all internal expense claims
  • Perform all credit limit customer reference checks
  • Manage foreign exchange contracts and ensure foreign currency invoices are processed at correct rate
  • Manage all aspects of BAS reporting including Income Tax



To be short-listed for this exciting opportunity you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • A Tertiary qualification (BCom) in Accounting, Finance or equivalent
  • Ideally 5 + years of experience in a similar role in Manufacturing or Distribution
  • Experience with Microsoft NAV Software
  • Advanced computer literacy
  • Understanding ‘Terms of Trade’ will fast track your application
  • Proven track experience in accounts receivable
  • Proven track experience in accounts payable
  • Experience in account reconciliations
  • Record keeping – storing of transactions
  • Understanding and working experience with foreign exchange including experience in booking of currency at optimal market rates
  • Working knowledge in all aspects of tax returns including BAS statements
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a desire to learn
  • A can do attitude with a passion for excellent customer service
  • Exceptional time management
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Solid experience with Microsoft Nav, CRM, Excel and Word

To get short listed you need to be an aspirational and career driven professional with keen desire to prove yourself!



To be considered for this role please apply at your earliest convenience by using the ‘Apply Now’ button below. Please include your updated resume with a covering letter addressing our selection criteria in Word Format to CS Executive. For a confidential discussion about this role, please call Jo on 03 9516 0100.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of candidates we receive on a daily basis, we can only contact those with suitable qualifications and experience. Please note, however, you are welcome to call our Recruiters to discuss your application. If unsuccessful, your resume will remain on our database and will be considered for future suitable roles.