Senior Financial Accountant

Date: 15 Sep 2023

Location: Adelaide, Australia

Company: Accolade Wines

About us


At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments. As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes beloved brands such as Hardys, Grant Burge, St Hallett, Mud House, Jam Shed and many more. We are one of the largest wine producers in the world – we’ve been around since 1836, and our portfolio has won nearly 9,000 international wine show awards in the last decade. 

About the role


The driving force behind our business is our people – we have over 1,500 staff across Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and the Americas, and every one of us is passionate about making the ordinary extraordinary through our amazing wines. 


We are now recruiting for a Senior Financial Accountant to join our Corporate Accounting team on a part time basis (4 days per week). This is a 12-month contract for parental leave cover, with potential for other internal opportunities for the right candidate. As a Senior Financial Accountant, you will have a strong focus on the preparation of statutory financial statements, technical accounting positions, and general ledger reconciliations.  


You will be based in our Adelaide office, with flexibility to work from home.

This role is a part-time (0.8 FTE) on a 12-month contract basis.

Key responsibilities include:


  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts for various reporting entities.
  • Assist with statutory audits by managing PBC requests and follow up, as well as audit queries.
  • Preparation of technical accounting positions for review internally and by external auditors.
  • Monthly accounting completed accurately and on time.
  • General ledger account reconciliations (preparation and review)
  • Assist with the preparation of annual budgets and forecasting
  • Assist with maintenance of Policies, Procedures and Control Narratives for Corporate Finance Team.
  • Assist with internal controls testing for the Corporate Finance Team.
  • Regular (monthly/quarterly/annually) reporting of accounting positions taken and supporting documentation files maintained.
  • Provide back up to other members of the Corporate Accounting Team

What you’ll bring:


  • CA or CPA qualified
  • 5-7 years’ experience in Financial Accounting and Reporting roles
  • Experience preparing statutory accounts and disclosures
  • Bachelor of Commerce or similar accounting degree
  • Strong understanding of accounting standards
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Experience using ERP system (JDE desirable)
  • Proactivity, excellent organisational skills and a passion for wine!

What you can expect:


Accolade Wines will provide the ideal climate and a hand-picked rewards package for you to make a difference in our successful and growing business. 

You will also have access to: 

  • Wine allowance and access to unique wine specials 
  • Flexible working (Up to 2-3 days working from home) 
  • Modern office located in the heart of the Adelaide CBD
  • Loyalty Leave 
  • Accolade Wines Anniversary day off 
  • Go Beyond Day - making a different in your local community 
  • Access to an extensive online learning library 
  • Private Health Insurance Discounts 
  • Annual Flu Vaccination Program 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Various exclusive employee discounts  

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