Senior Financial Accountant at Brosa

Retail, Accounting/Auditing, Full-time, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia melbourne finance full-time
Posted 15 days ago

Hello, we’re Brosa…

And it’s our mission to make it simple for people to create a home they’ll love. Founded in Melbourne in 2014, we’re famous for our uncomplicated and straightforward shopping experience. We’re one of Australia’s fastest-growing consumer brands and are proud to be making waves in the $14B home and living industry. Brosa is backed by Australia’s most prominent and successful Venture Capital funds, including AirTree Ventures and Bailador.

We have an exciting opportunity for someone special to join our growing Finance Team as a Senior Financial Accountant. The role offers a good range of technical accounting responsibilities together with commercial decision making to really make an impact and difference to our business. In this role you will take responsibility for the day-to-day accounting function while supporting cross-functional initiatives to further Brosa’s growth as a leading online furniture retailer.

Under the guidance of the Financial Controller, the primary objective of the role is to ensure the integrity of accounting information by recording and verifying transactions and deliver timely, accurate, and compliant statutory financial reporting.

You will provide support to the operational teams to better understand cost drivers and be responsible for monthly reporting & analysis. You will provide general support to the operational managers in terms of budgeting and forecasting and understanding of cost drivers, and be responsible for divisional reporting and analysis.

What makes the Brosa team awesome…

Mission-Driven - Our team is made up of curious problem solvers who are all working together towards our mission - we’re in this together.

Innovative Founders - The founding members of Brosa have instilled an entrepreneurial spirit into every corner of the business. We’re encouraged to test and pursue our bold ideas.

Growth Mindset - We’re dedicated to learning as much as possible to reach our potential and position Brosa as a home and living industry leader.

Diversity - We pride ourselves on our diversity and believe this is key to our success because it enables us to develop new ways of working that drive innovation.

Customer Champions - At the core of everything we do, we are driven by a desire to deliver a fantastic experience that delights our customers.

As a Senior Financial Accountant at Brosa, you’ll get to:

  • Set up, maintain, and oversee the day-to-day accounting function, including accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Ensure the company’s financial accounts are compliant with GAAP and AASB requirements.
  • Oversee payroll calculation and payments.
  • Prepare and post accruals, depreciation/amortisation, and other journals.
  • Undertake month-end processes including posting general ledger journals and account reconciliations.
  • Prepare period-end reports for internal management use.
  • Establish and maintain internal controls across functional responsibilities.
  • Conduct variance analysis to budget and identify key drivers.
  • Proactively assist the Financial Controller in financial and accounting-related projects to drive efficiencies and value across the business.
  • Partner with operational managers to identify operational cost efficiencies and growth opportunities.

What you bring to the table

We don’t expect you to tick all the boxes, because we know the right person for the job will be able to learn what they need to succeed in their role. That’s why our recruitment team focuses on value-alignment when hiring. So don’t be afraid to apply if you don’t have a university degree, have recently switched careers, or even have career gaps - you’re welcome to apply regardless.

  • Over five years’ post qualification experience in accounting roles in corporate or Big 4 accounting firms.
  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, Economics or related field.
  • CA or CPA qualifications.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of GAAP reporting and AASB accounting standards
  • Advanced skills in Excel.
  • Sound knowledge of internal control mechanisms and processes
  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Confident to question if something does not look right.
  • Outstanding organisational, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to meet business-critical deadlines.
  • Detail-oriented, ability to multitask, work independently to prioritise tasks.
  • Experience in retail and e-commerce is highly desirable.

More Than a Job

16 Weeks Paid Parental Leave (including adoption) - Supporting parents is vital, which is why we're proud to offer 16 weeks of paid parental leave for both primary and secondary caregivers.

Flexible Working Arrangements - We trust you to get your work done and so we offer flexible working arrangements wherever possible to help you achieve a healthy work-life balance.

Remote Working Budget - If you work from home the majority of the time you’ll get a remote working budget to make sure your workspace enables you to do your best work.

Build Connections - We host regular celebrations and social events so you can connect with your team members.

Great Perks - You’ll enjoy a generous discount on Brosa products and paid leave on your Birthday.

Support - We believe supporting your mental health is fundamental, that is why we offer a weekly mindfulness practice and an Employee Assistance Program.

What is the interview process like at Brosa?

We've tailored our hiring process for each role's requirements because no two roles are alike, but you can always expect that we:

  • Provide prompt communication and helpful feedback
  • Spend time understanding what you need because we want to be a good fit for you too
  • Have recruiters and hiring managers that respect your time
  • Strive for a transparent and honest exchange

Diversity is key at Brosa

We believe that diversity is critical to our success and one of our greatest strengths. We will not discriminate based on race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.