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.
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
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 email@example.com
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.