Senior Financial Accountant

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  • The chicken came first and so do you! We're humans not numbers!
  • Why did the chicken cross the road? For hybrid work opportunities that's why!
  • Benefits including half day Fridays in summer, birthday leave and FREE Chicken!

About Us
At Craveable Brands we’re the proud owner of three iconic Australian food brands: Red Rooster, Oporto and Chicken Treat. And while some of our brands have been around for over 50 years, today we’re one of the fastest growing restaurant brands in the country.​
We’re big but well portioned, so everyone has the chance to make a difference. As customer fanatics, we’re all committed to success and can see the outcomes of our efforts. You can even taste it.  

About the role
Reporting directly to the Group Financial Controller, this role is responsible for overseeing Craveable Brands financial accounting functions. This role directly leads our offshore accounting team and works closely with other departments to ensure the accuracy of financial statements, compliance with accounting standards, and timely reporting of financial results.

Key Activities Include:

  • Oversee the preparation and review of monthly management accounts.
  • Perform variance analysis and provide insights to senior management.
  • Oversee the monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
  • Oversee the monthly and annual closing process.
  • Supervise an offshore team of seven.
  • Prepare tax lodgments including monthly BAS, FBT, payroll tax and income tax.
  • Manage the year-end audit process and liaise with external auditors.
  • Maintain accounting policies and procedures in line with Australian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Provide support for ad hoc projects as required, leveraging knowledge of Australian accounting and taxation practices. 

About You 

  • Tertiary qualification in Accounting/Finance or related field.
  • Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) qualification from CPA Australia or Chartered Accountant (CA) qualification from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA).
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in financial accounting, preferably in the restaurant or retail industry, with a strong understanding of Australian accounting standards and taxation laws.
  • Experience managing a team of financial accountants, demonstrating leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and financial software packages.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines while maintaining a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to provide insights and recommendations for business improvement based on financial data and analysis.

We offer: 

  • Summer Working Hours so you can make the most of the warmer weather. That means Friday afternoons off in summer!
  • Free food at all our brands cause don’t we all love chicken!
  • Paid Good Deed days supporting a charity that means something to you.
  • Extra day of leave in your birthday month to celebrate.
  • 26 weeks paid parental leave with eligibility from the first day of employment.
  • Discounted gym membership and health insurance. Get access to retail discounts including fashion, tech, furniture, fitness and more!

Don’t let the passion for chicken fool you, we’re a very human organisation and put our people first. Hard working, caring and fun, we enjoy a collaborative culture where our key ingredient is our people who strive to be their best.
If this sounds like the type of place you can spread your wings, apply today.

We truly believe that bringing together people from diverse backgrounds is key to our ability to continue to grow and do our best work. That’s why we want you to apply even if you don’t think you tick all the boxes – we’re looking for many different skills and abilities to build our culture.


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