Accountant

Job Description

Title: Accountant

Company Name: Next Generation Electrical

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs

Employment Status: Full Time

NG/E are hiring!

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity to join a rapidly expanding Australian business focused on delivering renewable energy solutions nationally. 

  • Newly created full-time role with a competitive salary package
  • Forefront of exciting renewable and infrastructure projects across Australia including distributed energy and utility scale
  • Friendly, fun and collaborative team culture

We’re searching for an experienced Accountant to join our Finance Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the management, preparation and reporting of accounting and financial data for NG/E. Assisting the Finance Team, this role will be a key contributor to the daily and monthly financial processing.

 

The Company & Values                                                                            

Next Generation Electrical (NG/E) are a large Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) provider offering national services. We have a strong focus on delivering renewable energy solutions, such as solar farms, commercial rooftop solar and microgrids and have recently developed the New Markets business. This exciting new business provides commercial and industrial electrical services such as infrastructure upgrades, complex lighting automation, communication, small cell technology roll-out; and, underground pole to pit works, telecommunication connections and embedded networks. 

At NG/E we pride on ourselves on our inclusive and diverse team and culture. We have a fun and hardworking team and office environment headquartered in Richmond with an abundance of restaurants, cafes, shops and bars close-by. We also have offices in Adelaide and Brisbane and service Australia nationally.

NG/E are taking a proactive and responsible stance regarding COVID-19. Some of what NG/E are currently doing include:

  • Teams working remotely where possible and regularly receiving company communication and updates
  • Encouraging on-going health and wellbeing of employees through wellbeing initiatives and regular updates
  • Extra precautionary measures are implemented on all our sites (i.e. cleaning and hand sanitisers, extra site sheds to allow for social distancing and daily updates)

Visit www.ngelectrical.com.au for more details.

The Role

The Accountant is an exciting role for NG/E. Reporting to the Finance Manager, this role is based in our Richmond head office and plays a critical role in our Finance Team. Key accountabilities will include (but not be limited to):

  • Daily bank reconciliations
  • Assisting AR & AP inquiries and processes
  • Fortnightly payroll processing and reporting
  • Assisting in month-end processes and reporting
  • Reconciling balance sheet accounts and maintaining fixed asset register
  • Preparation of periodic financial and/or management reports for different business divisions
  • Assisting in budgetary control and cost-analysis
  • Assisting in financial audits, statutory compliance and lodgements
  • Coordinating accounting data with other departments and operational divisions as required
  • Maintaining and improving procedures
  • Other ad-hoc tasks as required by the company

Skills & Experience

The role will ideally suit an experienced and commercially astute Accountant with a positive can-do attitude. The successful candidate will be able to problem solve, have a proactive work ethic coupled with the following qualifications, experience and attributes:

  • Bachelor degree and/or equivalent accounting qualification essential
  • Minimum of 4-year experience in similar position(s)
  • CPA/CA or currently undertaking CPA/CA program
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Self-motivated with high levels energy, enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • Attention to detail with superior organisational skills & the ability to prioritise and plan multiple activities and meet objectives within established timelines
  • Able to effectively communicate at all organisational levels in both verbal & written form 
  • Integrity – Maintains legal, social and organisational standards and values and honours commitments
  • Fundamental understanding of legislation associated with preparation & maintenance of organisational financials (including payroll and GST)
  • Preferred public practice experience
  • Preferred (but not essential) Xero and SimPro experience

To attract the best candidates, we’re offering a competitive remuneration package and the chance to be a part of a friendly and supportive environment. If you’re experienced in developing customer solutions and passionate about the renewables industry – this could be your next role!

How to Apply

Please apply with your CV and a brief cover letter addressing the following key points:

  1. Your background and interests/qualifications – making you the right candidate for this role
  2. Something unique about your background and experience that you would bring to this role and the team

* PLEASE NOTE: WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT TELEPHONE CALLS - PLEASE APPLY THROUGH SEEK.

** Unsolicited CVs from agencies will not be accepted.

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