Junior Bookkeeper at Advanced Navigation

Finance, Full-Time, Sydney, AU sydney finance full-time
Posted a month ago

Advanced Navigation is one of the world’s most ambitious innovators in AI robotics and navigation technology across land, air, sea and space. While our main headquarters are in Sydney, we have multiple research facilities in Australia and sales offices around the world. Since 2011, the company has experienced great success and has progressed into several deep, new technologies. Our fields of expertise include underwater sonar, GNSS, radio frequency systems, inertial sensors, robotics, quantum sensors and photonics.
Today, Advanced Navigation is a supplier to some of the world's largest companies, including Airbus, Boeing, Google, Tesla, Apple, and General Motors. We aspire to be the catalyst of the autonomy revolution and our technology can be seen in exciting applications across the globe. 
Hydrus, our revolutionary underwater robot will help restore oceans to a flourishing state. You will find our navigation systems in the autonomous Indy race cars and thousands of Plus AI autonomous trucks. We help farmers adopt autonomous farming equipment and assist in various fields of research. Switching to software, our cloud-based drone management platform helps patrol beaches for emergency rescues and shark tracking. Off-planet, we will deliver a navigation system for the next NASA moon landing. The applications of our technologies are quite limitless - where there is autonomy, you will find Advanced Navigation.

Overview of Position

In this junior role you'll be responsible for recording and maintaining the financial transactions for our Australian company.  As our bookkeeper, you will be working to support the Finance Team by contributing to the smooth operation of our day-to-day finances. Using your numeracy skills and eye for detail, you will ensure that all transactions are processed with accuracy and efficiency.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Manage creditor accounts on a daily basis – processing payable invoices, payments, reconciling supplier accounts, resolving invoice discrepancies, bank and credit card reconciliations of the Australian company
  • Manage supplier information and records
  • Cross-train in payroll process as a back-up to an existing person
  • Direct communication with the Procurement Team regarding account queries and outstanding payable invoices
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly returns, including BAS and payroll tax
  • Oversee efficient filing of all financial records
  • Undertake any other specific duties as required by the Financial Controller
  • Develop a solid operational understanding of all aspects within the Company
  • Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Certificate IV in bookkeeping or higher
  • One or two years of experience in a support role within Accounting with exposure to accounts payable and bank reconciliations
  • Strong attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the Company
  • Ability to work independently & collaboratively to deliver results in  demanding, deadline-driven situations
  • Strong general computer aptitude – intermediate to advanced word and excel skills 
  • Experience in the use of ERP
  • Key Behavioural Qualities:

  • Someone who mandates quality and will not accept a low standard of work, but is able to work quickly on prototyping activities when it is clear that progress is more important than perfection. 
  • A passionate, hungry learner that gets excited about professional growth and being challenged by new opportunities
  • Proactive communicator who facilitates efficient cross-team connection at the earliest opportunity, especially when significant problems surface that require long-term action to correct. 
  • Have a collaborative and team-oriented mindset for accomplishing goals and a bias-to-action and desire to make things happen.
  • Be confident developing disruptive technologies and pushing the boundaries of what is possible  
  • Recognises the unique opportunity a career with ADNAV is and strives for the success of the company as well as their own development. They should visibly show enthusiasm.
  • We’re looking for a person who is able to plan their own work around a brief, be adaptable and recognise and avoid dead ends. 
  • A key attribute would be to understand the design brief being asked of them and be proactive in gathering the information they need. 
  • A person, not afraid to ask if they don’t understand something.
  • What are some of the benefits you will have access to?

    You'll have access to industry-leading products with diverse applications within some of the most interesting and exciting projects worldwide. We’re growing a team of inspired, smart, and driven individuals from all sorts of backgrounds. With great opportunities for growth and variety, we strive to help each employee carve out the path that’s right for them.

    Apart from the above you will be doing your life's best work in a large, fun office in central Sydney close to all public transportation, with coffee and breakfast provided, to keep you going throughout the day.