Financial Analyst at Lifx

Information Technology and Services, Accounting/Auditing, Full-time, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia adelaide finance analytics full-time
Posted 14 days ago

About The Company
Buddy Technologies Ltd (ASX:BUD), a leader in IoT and cloud-based technology, provides simple, affordable and engaging solutions for customers of any size to make their spaces smarter and their occupants more efficient, environmentally aware and informed.  Buddy is the parent company of LIFX, the world’s #2 consumer smart lighting brand, with products sold worldwide through channels like Amazon, Bunnings, JB Hifi, Best Buy, Apple Stores, Costco, Home Shopping Network, Dixons and more.  With major global partners like these, strong sales and exciting growth plans, the future for Buddy is very bright. 

As the Finance Analyst, you will be an integral part of the finance team. You will be responsible for a wide range of tasks including end of month reporting, forecasting budgeting and compliance. This position will report to the Financial Controller while also working closely with the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis. Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management reporting, including providing commentary and variance analysis for Senior Management;
  • General Ledger maintenance;
  • Bank Reconciliations;
  • Cash flow forecasting/management;
  • Assisting in the statutory audits, including year end and half year;
  • Preparation of accounting papers as required;
  • Working with external tax consultants (GST, VAT, FBT, income tax);
  • Oversight of accounts receivable;
  • Assisting the FP&A Director with budgeting, forecasting and business partnering activities;
  • Process improvement activities;
  • Other financial accounting responsibilities as needed.


The ideal candidate will have experience working in a fast paced environment, is hands on and has strong interpersonal skills. You will also have the following:

  • Qualified CA/CPA qualification (or nearing completion)
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Experience in public practice and/or a similar finance analyst role
  • Preferable but not essential, experience in e-commerce, retail or technology industries
  • Ability to multitask and learn quickly
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to implement process improvement initiatives


What’s on offer

We offer a competitive salary, flexible working arrangements, company equity, and the opportunity to work for a fast growing, global technology company.