Inventory Accountant

Job Description

Title: Inventory Accountant

Company Name: S&W Seed Company Australia Pty Ltd

Vacancy: 2

Job Location: Australia, South Australia, Adelaide, wingfield

Employment Status: Full Time

S&W Seed Company provides expertise in agricultural breeding, production and processing for lucerne, sunflower, sorghum and other seed species. It is an international company, listed on the NASDAQ and headquartered in the US, with operations in Australia, South Africa and Hungary. The company continues to grow in Australia as well as enter new export markets.

You will be responsible for managing all aspects of inventory accounting from the bottom up including developing and maintaining a system of internal controls for inventory financial reporting. You will be down in the detail as well as reporting on multiple sites located across Australia, South Africa and Europe.

As this role will also work with equivalents in the US parent company there will be an expectation to be available out of hours from time to time and some inter and intra-state travel required.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Business Partnering with both the Processing and Production teams to prepare budgets and product costs
  • Direct cost accounting and inventory management
  • The development and refining of inventory accounting policies, processes and controls
  • Assisting the Production team to manage all contracts with growers
  • Working with Accounts Payable function to ensure timely payments to growers
  • Provide advice to management of all risks related to inventory including NRV calculations
  • Month end reporting, specifically related to Inventory valuation and Cost of Sales reporting
  • Product and Site reporting and provision of detailed analytics to support business decision making
  • Ensuring proper inventory valuations and liabilities for all inventory items and integrity of financial records
  • Research all inventory discrepancies and reconciliation of variances
  • Manage and lead all physical inventory counts
  • Prepare all supporting schedules requested by external audit and banks

CMA, CA, or CPA qualified, you will have high-level communication skills, strong attention to detail and be self-motivated. You will be encouraged to take a proactive approach to your work and have a commitment to excellence in service delivery and continuous improvement. You will be comfortable in crunching the numbers through to advanced excel modelling and in developing insightful management reports.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an Inventory Accounting Manager who has demonstrated credentials within an agricultural, manufacturing, or FMCG sectors, to progress your career in a rewarding environment with an excellent company culture.

If this sounds like you, please apply via SEEK and include a CV and Cover Letter.

Applications close on 9th April 2021.

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