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Accountant / Book-keeper – SYDNEY or Central Coast – Fire Protection – Full time

Position filled

Sydney, Newcastle and Central Coast NSW

Posted June 23, 2023

Salary range: $90K to $125K per annum

Warehouse Distribution Centre Fire Protection Standing Desk

About Redmen Fire Protection Management

Redmen have been leaders in the Fire Protection industry for over 40 years. We are passionate about delivering cost-effective solutions to our clients in a straightforward, direct and honest approach, providing a wide range of fire protection solutions.

Our integrity is our clients’ guarantee for the protection of their business and their employees, visitors and clients.

Our Mindset

We are a dedicated, hard-working team who will not compromise on our integrity just to save a few dollars. Protecting people and property are more important to us than profit, and this will be part of your DNA.

We are focused on providing you with the proper skills, and advanced professional development to effectively and efficiently complete the work.

The role

Due to expansion we are seeking a full-time Accounting professional to serve as the Company Accountant for our organisation.

The successful candidate must possess strong leadership skills to manage multiple projects in a fast paced, high growth company where day to day schedules can suddenly change due to the nature of the day-to-day business.

This role is for someone who enjoys a challenge and who has experience managing a team whilst reporting directly to Managing Director. You will also be managing our team of accountants in the Phillipines via our Online portal.

Duties & responsibilities 

The Accountant Position is a key resource in the day to day running of the business including:

  • Manage the Preparation/Audit oversee accounts payable/receivables, cash disbursements, payroll and
  • Manage Bank and credit card reconciliations teams.
  • Preparation/Auditing End of Month processes
  • Manage the Overseeing the renewal/lodgement of other company liabilities such as Insurances, Payroll Tax, Long Service Leave returns
  • Auditing of Australian Weekly/Fortnightly Payroll
  • Manage the preparation of annual operating budgeting and forecasting.
  • Management of Financial Team
  • Complete other projects as required.
  • Current systems in use are Xero; Salarium; MYOB; Zoho and Simpro and well as Microsoft packages such as Excel, Word etc

What’s in it for you?

  • Performance bonus
  • A generous remuneration package and flexible working environment
  • Birthday Leave – Have your day on us!
  • A professional, friendly and supportive team
  • The employer’s focus is on providing you with the proper skills, and advanced professional development to effectively and efficiently.
  •  A part of this role involves undertaking inhouse Certificate II in Fire Protection Inspection and Testing.

Skills & requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance including Licence for Australian ATO Lodgements
  • Minimum of 4 years accounting experience in Commercially based environment
  • Minimum of 4 years experience preparation and lodgement of BAS, IAS, payment summaries, payroll tax and FBT
  • Lodgement of company ASIC requirements
  • Auditing of Financial Reporting for Board of Directors
  • Team leadership experience
  • Previous experience using accounting web-based software packages
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly to individuals with varied backgrounds and skill levels.
  • ATO registered to submit company records

How to apply

If this sounds like you and you want a fresh dynamic career, please apply now with your cover letter and your resume. You can do so using the form below or email your resume to

Employer questions

Your application will include the answers to the following questions:

  • What best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?
  • What best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products or Mac equivalent are you experienced with? Word / Pages, Excel / Numbers, Powerpoint / Keynote

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