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Senior Financial Accountant, Melbourne

Senior Financial Accountant

Melbourne
ABOUT THIS JOB

We are growing, and we are looking for a self-driven individual responsible for providing financial information to departments on a timely basis to enabling managerial planning and commercial decision making that will ensure future growth and profitability across the ZEN Energy group.
You will be working in a small team of motivated and creative people from ZEN Energy spanning most aspects of an energy business breaking the mold.
Office arrangements are typically flexible requiring independent initiative and good communication habits.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Prepare relevant and timely management reports
  • Oversee the annual reporting/audit process
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly forecast
  • Prepare year end statutory accounts
  • Provide Strategic accounting advice to the business
  • Business partner with the business to achieve monthly budgeted results
  • Consolidate monthly financial reports for the Group
  • Provide Strategic accounting advice to the business
  • Partner with the business to achieve monthly budgeted results
  • Work with the business to prepare business cases
  • Prepare tax compliance obligations – BAS
  • Preparation and lodgment of payroll tax. FBT, R&D and ITR with external Tax advisors
  • Prepare monthly consolidated deferred tax accounting entries
  • Effective management of cashflow
  • Build and maintain a cashflow model
  • Work with collections to improve receipting forecast
  • Work with Wholesale team to accurately forecast energy payments
  • Process monthly payroll journals
  • Ensure ZEN is up to date with all payroll compliance
  • Submit annual payment reconciliation
  • Process improvements as and when required
  • Assist with the management and supervision of Finance team
  • Work collaboratively with management in identifying, scoping, and delivering key improvements to support key business objectives.
  • Assist in the management of AR/AP queries
  • Drafting accounting policies as required
  • Assist the Financial Controller as required
ABOUT YOU

Above all else, you will be experienced in leading team and applying well developed problem solving skills and have passion and initiative

You’ll have:

  • Years’ work experience (10+)
  • At least 3 years at as a senior accountant in a large corporation
  • Tertiary qualifications in Accounting, Commerce or Finance
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to deliver on strict deadlines
  • Experience understanding complex problems and able to design innovative solutions
  • Ability to multi-task and possess strong commercial acumen
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to engage relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Staff management
  • Membership of Charted Accountants Australia & New Zealand or CPA Australia

You may have

  • Energy industry experience
  • Financial modelling skills
  • Audit background preferred

Want to join our team

If you are ready to be a part of an exciting renewable energy company looking for innovative solutions to produce clean energy and have a passion for making a difference, we want to hear from you.
For more information or to register your interest, please contact Craig Brooks, craig.brooks@zenenergy.com.au

Applications close – Friday 26th November 2021

At ZEN, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. We embrace diversity in gender, age, ethnicity and culture, faith, sexuality and gender identity, and disability. We are committed to providing a safe environment and we believe in flexibility as a smarter way of working.

Business Analyst, Melbourne

Business Analyst

Melbourne
ABOUT THIS JOB

We are growing, and we are looking for self-driven individuals to help us build the renewable energy business of the future. We are committed to investing in you to give you the skills, knowledge and experience required to grow with the company. You will be joining us at a critical stage with plenty of opportunities to work across multiple core areas of the business and rapidly develop your career during this exciting time of growth.

As a Business Analyst, you will be part of the small innovative team.  Office arrangements are typically flexible requiring independent initiative and good communication habits. Current public health restrictions make these attributes even more important.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Conduct required business analysis for various project. Business analysis requirements will be quite varied. Some common areas will be:
    • Technical options analysis
    • Market studies
    • Commercial analysis
    • Stakeholder analysis
  • Extract, synthesize and communicate relevant insights from business analysis conducted
  • Develop recommendations for various project related decisions
  • Build and maintain Project documentation framework
  • Develop standard document templates for various types of analytical tasks in a project
  • Generate regular reporting required by internal stakeholders, such as Project teams, Senior Management and Board
  • Provision of reporting and ongoing process improvements for internal and external stakeholders, such as Board Reports, Management Accounting Reports
  • Prepare reports and/or presentations that document the analysis and/or the research conducted.
ABOUT YOU

You’ll have

  • 3 to 5 years’ work experience
  • Tertiary qualifications, in a quantitative or technical discipline (but other disciplines would be considered)
  • Curiosity, imagination, and a keenness to share your findings
  • Industry experience: Experience and understanding of issues relating to the capital projects, with renewable energy-based projects preferred
  • Technical abilities: Proficient Excel capabilities
  • Communication skills: Ability to engage effectively with relevant internal and external stakeholders, with clear presentation and explanation of complex information
  • Passion and initiative, an eye-for-detail, and be outcome driven
  • Proven ability to negotiate and think on your feet in tough situations and deliver positive business outcomes and customer experiences
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to deliver on strict deadlines

Want to join our team

If you are ready to be a part of an exciting renewable energy company looking for innovative solutions to produce clean energy and have a passion for making a difference, we want to hear from you.

For more information or to register your interest, please contact Ani Chakraborty, ani.chakraborty@sunshotindustries.com.au

Application close –15th October 2021

Raymond Spencer
Chairman

We’re in a time of great transformation. A time that requires all of us to innovate, to be agile, to take risks, and to be willing to invest in our future. Innovation, creativity, and industriousness is in the very DNA of Australians. And it is these very strengths that drive the success of ZEN Energy.

Chief Executive Officer
Anthony Garnaut

Every Australian should have access to affordable, renewable energy. This is no longer negotiable.

GM Group Operations
Matt Csortan

ZEN has a no-blame culture, where we encourage our teams to embrace change and run towards fires, not away from them. We are all motivated to contribute to our world through making positiibve change within the communities that we work.

FAQS

The change that we want to make starts with our people. We abide by a set of robust and straightforward values:

  1. We approach our business through open and honest communication.
  2. We seek out genuine collaboration and fun at work; and
  3. We strive for excellence in everything we do.

We currently have offices in Adelaide and Melbourne, with business support capabilities in Sydney and Brisbane. We are constantly expanding our client and partner base and are focused on growing throughout Australia.

We are proud of our culture and our conduct.

We have a very clear policy and code of conduct. This code covers the need to act in an ethical way in all our business dealings;  in the communities we serve, with our customers, with our suppliers and towards governments and governing bodies.

Our code of conduct stipulates the need to act ethically in our dealings. It requires “honesty, respect, fairness and a courteous manner in all dealings with customers, clients, co-workers, suppliers, management and the general public;”

Every member of our team is required to accept our code of conduct prior to commencing employment with the business. Any breach of this code is regarded as a breach of employment contract.

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