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Financial Accountant


About Amber

About the Role

​The Financial Accountant role performs a range of accounting tasks that supports the Finance team and wider business.

You will be responsible for a wide range of duties, including (but not limited to):

  • Assist with accounts payable and accounts receivable, including reconciliations and responding to questions
  • Monthly payroll processing and reporting
  • Processing of accruals, prepayments and subsequent journals
  • Reconciliations including general ledger and balance sheet (including bank)
  • Preparation of monthly profit and loss and balance sheet reports, including detailed analysis and commentary
  • Maintenance of the fixed assets register as the company grows
  • Preparation of FBT, GST and BAS returns for the Manager to review before submission.
  • Assist with developing and maintaining a rolling cashflow forecast
  • Assist with the preparation of budgeting and forecasting reports, including cost-analysis
  • Assist with the preparation of year-end accounts and statutory accounts
  • Working with external Tax Advisors and Auditors, responding to inquiries by gathering and interpreting data.
  • Liaising with managerial staff and other colleagues
  • Develop, manage and continuously improve financial systems, processes and policies
  • Other ad-hoc tasks to support the broader team

About You

Key Responsibilities

The role will ideally suit an experienced and commercially astute accountant with a positive can-do attitude. The successful candidate will have a proactive work ethic and be able to problem solve, in addition to:

  • Bachelors degree and/or equivalent accounting qualification
  • CPA/ CA qualified, or undertaking CPA/ CA program
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as analytical and numerical abilities
  • Attention to detail, with strong prioritisation and organisational skills
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines and reporting time-tables
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a wider team
  • High level of experience using Xero
  • Advanced computer software skills, including Excel and various other packages
  • Sound business knowledge

Nice to haves:

  • Experience working within a business during rapid growth
  • Prior experience at an early/growth stage startup‍


What we believe a great team looks like

How to Apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter to, using the subject line: [Your Name]Financial Accountant. Please add your full name and the role you're applying for in the subject line of your email i.e Lucy Smith - Financial Accountant.

Please answer the following question in your cover letter:

  1. What’s the mathematical relationship between the wholesale price published on AEMO ( and the price Amber customers pay.

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