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accounting manager - Sydney

Green ledger paper, 10-key by touch, fax machine, pocket protector, dark suit.

Hah! - We’re not looking for any of that. However, if your passion for debits and credits is as positive as our interest in bicycles, please keep reading. 

We’re looking for an exceptional accountant to join the BikesOnline finance team and increase our ability to scale. This role will be based in our head office in Frenchs Forest, Sydney. And if rumors are true we have decent coffee, free fruit and an amazing team of talented people. This role involves a bit of everything across the accounting spectrum, has a high level of responsibility and will provide opportunities for professional development. If you are still nodding along (not off), please proceed.

At BikesOnline we believe that cycling should be accessible to everyone. We started our business over 12 years ago in Australia where we are the largest direct to consumer bicycle retail business. We have been operating in the US for 4 years, with more international markets in our sights. 

About Us

  • Founded in 2011, we’re global in our approach and presence with over 80 staff located across globally

  • Located in Frenchs Forest, Sydney

What Will You Do?

The Accounting Manager will be responsible for a number of critical financial and management accounting processes within the BikesOnline group. The role reports to the Financial Controller and is supported by one accountant. You will be responsible for:

  • Managing the month-end accounting process, reconciliations and compliance

  • Preparation of monthly financial reports and management reporting analysis

  • Financial operations processes for order to cash, accounts payable & payroll

  • Treasury cash management with our AU banking partners

  • Develop, improve and maintain all financial accounting policies and procedures

  • Streamlining our subscription and recurring credit card payments and reporting 

  • Ensure system integrations, controls, policies and procedures are implemented and the accuracy and integrity of financial and accounting information is maintained

  • Drive business process improvements around operating costs, controls, reporting

  • Vendor management with service providers, suppliers and contractors

  • Providing a high level of customer service to internal stakeholders

  • Assisting with preparation of annual budgets and forecasting

Why You’ll Love It Here

  • Work with bright and ambitious people, with a can-do attitude

  • An agile environment where no day is the same

  • A strong team mentality, where the whole is stronger than the individual

  • Great potential for career growth and learning opportunities

  • Staff discounts on bikes and accessories

What We Believe In

  • Working as one team together

  • Taking responsibility

  • Delighting the Customer

  • Learning and growing

  • Developing and following processes

What You’ll Have

  • CA/CPA preferred, finance or accounting tertiary qualification (essential)

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in commercial and/or chartered accountancy

  • Broad exposure to business with a key focus on details and accuracy

  • Experience with overseas entities, intercompany invoicing and reconciliation 

  • Team player with a  commitment to having a positive impact

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication 

  • Expert knowledge of SMB accounting software (Xero) and related banking integrations

  • Strong spreadsheet data analysis skills and interest in problem solving 

How to apply?

Please send your resume and cover letter to outlining your professional achievements by Friday 3 May.

We will be in touch with suitably qualified applicants soon after you submit your application, as long as you have:

  • Permanent working rights in Australia

  • 5+ years of relevant qualifications and experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications

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