Job title: Accounts & Finance Officer
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Other Locations
Industry: Permanent Recruitment, Business Support
Salary $65000 - $75000 per annum
Reference: BH-12739
Contact name: Katie Mitchell
Contact email:
Job description
Your next employer is a boutique construction firm focused on commercial, industrial and rural building projects in Victoria and New South Wales. Now seeking to hire an Accounts & Finance Officer to join their busy office in Ballarat.

The Role

Reporting directly to the Managing Director and occasionally the external CFO and Project Team, this person will be entrusted with helping to prepare financial statements, accounts, budgets, processing invoices and preparing BAS figures.
Key responsibilities:
  • Processing and completing all stages of the customer invoicing administration cycle.
  • Job costing payroll labour using timesheets weekly.
  • Entering and monitoring accounts payable and receivable invoices.
  • Reconciling all bank accounts (4) each month.
  • Liaise with external Accountant to prepare EOM reconciliations, and providing figures to lodge BAS.
  • Providing 7 day and EOM payment run reports to Directors.
  • Preparing progress claims and AR invoices for cash clients and council projects each month.
  • Preparing reconciliation for jobs on request from PMs, as well as provisional sum reconciliations for jobs.
  • Assisting project managers with ongoing Jonas Premier queries
  • Raising Purchase Orders/Subcontracts and sending them out to Vendors/Subcontracts
  • Liaising with Vendors and Clients through email and phone for any Finance-related queries
  • Preparing AR client deposit reconciliations when necessary
  • Keeping track of invoices on hold, and following them up with upper management
The Person
The ideal candidate will have come from an Accounts & Finance background – ideally from the Construction industry however other backgrounds can also be considered. You will hold the relevant qualifications (Bachelors or Masters in Accounting preferable – CPA will be considered but not a prerequisite) as well as full working rights in Australia without restriction. Prior experience with systems with as MYOB, XERO, MS Suite and ideally Jonas Premier would be highly desirable.
This role is with a company based in Ballarat and you can expect to be working in the office 2-3 days per week (or more if desired). As such, you must be willing and able to commute to/from Ballarat as needed.
How to Apply

Does this align with your next career step? Send your up-to-date CV to Katie at Fetch Recruitment by clicking APPLY.

For more information about the role, you can reach me at or call 0421 483 177.

All applications are treated with the utmost confidentiality and discretion.

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