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Financial Accountant

Finance

Full Time
Melbourne
$70-85k (depending on experience)

About Amber

About the Role

The Financial Accountant role performs a range of accounting tasks that supports the Finance team and wider business.

You’ll report directly to the Senior Financial Accountant.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation of monthly profit and loss and balance sheet reports, including detailed analysis and commentary
  • Develop, manage and continuously improve and scale financial systems, processes and policies
  • Maintaining a rolling cash flow forecast
  • Assisting with Reprice, concessions, AEMO, Metering and Network reconciliations
  • Assist with the preparation of budgeting and forecasting reports, including cost-analysis
  • Assist with the preparation of year-end accounts and statutory accounts
  • Working with the finance team to respond to external Tax Advisors and Auditors inquiries.
  • Management of End-to-end Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable including payment batches
  • Monthly payroll review and reporting
  • Other ad-hoc tasks to support the broader team

About You

Key Requirements

The role will ideally suit an experienced and commercially astute accountant with a positive can-do attitude. The successful candidate will have a proactive work ethic and be able to problem solve, in addition to:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent accounting qualification - 2-3 years experience
  • CPA/ CA qualified, or undertaking CPA/ CA program
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as analytical and numerical abilities
  • Attention to detail, with strong prioritisation and organisational skills
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines and reporting time-tables
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a wider team
  • Experience using Xero (nice to have)
  • Advanced computer software skills, including Excel and various other packages

Benefits

  1. We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace and a great culture of people who love coming to work to build a better world. You’d be a part of a rapidly growing team of over 50 with expertise across energy, technology, marketing, and operations.
  • Competitive salary and shares in Amber. Flexible salary depending on experience. 
  • Be part of a growing technology startup that will shape the future of renewable energy in AU
  • Exciting coworking location in the CBD
  • Flexible working hours with provision for regular work from home arrangements
  • We offset 100% of your carbon footprint for as long as you work with us (via Nul)
  • Equitable gender neutral parental leave policies
  • An external Employee Assistance Plan for mental health support
  • Annual Learning & Development budget to support your personal growth

This is a full time role based in Melbourne. Due to Covid, we mostly work from home, with a few days a week catching up in a co-working space in the CBD when possible. We expect to remain Melbourne based but maintain flexibility between the office and WFH.

What we believe a great team looks like

How to Apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter to careers@amberelectric.com.au, using the subject line: [Your Name] - Financial Accountant. Please add your full name and the role you're applying for in the subject line of your email i.e Lucy Smith - Financial Accountant.

Please answer the following question in your cover letter:

1. Have you completed the following level of education: Bachelor's Degree?

2. How many years of work experience do you have using Microsoft Excel?

3. What's the maximum monthly margin in dollars that Amber will receive from its customers?

4. Is the mathematical relationship between the wholesale price published on AEMO (www.aemo.com.au) and the price Amber customers pay ratio 1:1?

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