• pbourke2

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, keep reading.

We’re looking for an exceptional accountant to join the growing Bicycles Online finance team and increase our ability to scale. This role will be based in our brand new Head Offices in French Forest, Sydney. And if rumours are true we will have decent coffee, free toast 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 exponential professional development. If you are still nodding along (not off), please proceed.

At Bicycles Online we believe that cycling should be accessible to everyone. We have been in operation for 10 years and are the largest direct to consumer bicycle retail business in Australia. We have also been operating in the US for 2 years where we continue to be a fast-growing presence, with more international markets in our sights.

About Us

  • Founded in 2011 with over 90 staff located across Australia, Asia, United States and Europe

  • Headquartered in a new high-tech Frenchs Forest Complex

  • We also have operations in California, Philippines and Singapore

What Will You Do?

The Accounting Manager will be responsible for a number of critical financial and management accounting processes within the Bicycles Online group. The role reports to the Financial Controller and is supported by two accountants. 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, Singapore and US 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, vendors and contractors

  • Providing a high level of customer service to internal stakeholders in AU and US

  • Assisting with preparation of annual budgets and tracking financial data

Why You’ll Love It Here

  • Work with other smart, ambitious people, with a can-do attitude and eager to learn new skills

  • Great staff discounts on bikes and accessories

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Eligible to participate in our short term incentive program

  • A fast-paced environment where no day is the same

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

  • Great potential for career growth with international opportunities

What We Believe In

  • Creating a friendly work environment – you should enjoy where you work

  • Taking responsibility

  • Customer experience is everything

  • Keep learning and growing

  • Developing and following processes

What You’ll Have

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

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

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

  • Experience with multiple overseas entities, intercompany invoicing and reconciliation

  • Team player, self-starter, independent thinker, commitment to having a positive impact

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

  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure or tight deadlines

  • Strong people and communication skills with attention to details

  • 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 outlining your professional achievements to

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

  • 7+ years of relevant qualifications and experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications

Thanks also to the agencies for your interest in this role, but we are confident that we've got the process and candidates covered.

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