The Sales Accountant’s first objective is to ensure prompt and accurate accounts are issued, ensuring that invoices match the contract, the project and client expectations. This function has a major impact on financial performance, cash flow and customer service execution. The role can be as big or small as required, depending on existing business resources, but the core focus is accuracy of invoicing and debtor management, including following up payments where required. Other functions may include:
The Sales Accountant will work closely with all sales or project management personnel, to ensure the system is capturing all costs and billing code entries in respect of current client projects, in accordance with the terms of contract and that all exceptions are appropriately communicated and signed off both by internal team members and the client.
Ensuring all invoices issued to the company are itemised costed correctly, properly authorised and captured into the system against appropriate departments and cost categories.
In order to effectively manage both debtors and creditors, the Sales Accountant must know and understand the detail of all client and supplier contracts, especially in relation to pricing and service delivery standards.
Management of all BAS and Tax accounting including sign-off, lodgement and prompt payment of all required reports and taxes.
Management of all employee records including, employment contracts, superannuation, workers compensation, payroll tax, leave entitlements, expense claims, travel allowances and bonus schemes.
Intimately familiar with the operation of all industry accounting systems including Xero, MYOB, Quicken as well as major legacy systems.
Appropriate diploma of book keeping or degree in accounting
3+ years business accounting experience
Strong attention to detail with advanced systems experience across primary accounting packages
Good background in contracts and employment terms & conditions and legal requirements
Experience in tax legislation, processing and payment
The Sales Accounts Manager will work closely with sales, project management, HR, procurement roles and management.
Advanced: Accounting and business administration systems experience
To respond to a client or supplier message left via the system or email, within 24 hours.
To develop and maintain strong working relationships with Client Direct Report, Client Team Members & Sales Ops Crew.
To respond accurately with appropriated detail to all questions within 60 minutes on designated work days.
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