Job title: Commercial Accountant
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Other Locations
Industry: Architecture, Permanent Recruitment
Salary Negotiable
Reference: BBBH8376_1635914515
Contact name: Georgia Gregor
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Job description

Commercial Accountant

Location - Melbourne suburbs,

Are you are a Commercial Accountant/Manager, who loves a high performing atmosphere, a professional work environment, and a company where hard work is recognised and rewarded? Then this is the perfect opportunity for you! If you consider yourself to be a capable accountant with a strong business acumen to support the business through adding a level of commercial insight and accountability - then I would love to discuss the position with you further!


  • Working for a company that prides themselves on the creation of world-class design
  • A luxury focused company and office fitout
  • Be the finance point of contact
  • Provide advise and have an input with key business decisions
  • Generous and cometitive salary package
  • Working alongside a team that prides themselves on enriching lives, and creating a difference
  • Working within an environment that is based on commitment, skill, respect, empathy, and care
  • The company offers their team the latest and best software, hardware, and communication systems.


  • Financial management and the procurement of individual projects
  • Liaise with the project manager regarding timing of costs and finance drawdowns
  • Monitor costs and compare to budget
  • Attend to payment of invoices
  • Preparation of documentation monthly for finance drawdown
  • Running and manage all reports and analysing data to inform Practice Manager of the progress of new and existing projects
  • Carefully and strategically managing the time, cost, and quality of our projects
  • Report weekly budgets, profits, losses to Practice Manager
  • Preparation and analysis of monthly management reports tracking financial performance against budget and variance/operational analysis and commentary
  • Project specific management financial reporting
  • Cash Management: including preparation and maintenance of cashflow forecasting and all bank transaction interfaces such as statement reconciliation, processing of payroll, data entry, AP and AR
  • Driving systems and process improvement within the business
  • Strong management focus on meeting profit margin targets and gaining efficiencies
  • Annual budget preparation and growth strategy planning documentation
  • Board financial reporting and presentation
  • Review future opportunities to determine feasibility

To Be Considered:

  • Degree in commerce, business, or related field
  • CA or CPA qualified
  • Previous experience working as an Accountant within the construction space
  • It is critical that the Commercial Accountant is proactive and not reactive
  • Previous role within the design, construction, architectural or similar industry
  • Knowledge of accounting standards and relevant principles
  • Experience with Deltek software would be advantageous
  • The firm has invested in the latest software and the commercial manager should have a strong natural inclination to use technology and develop an efficient routine that is consistently followed.
  • Knowledge of Estate Master
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with Xero or a similar accounting solution essential
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong commercial acumen and business partnering skills
  • Minimum 5 years management accounting/finance experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

How To Apply:

If this position interests you, then please 'apply now' or call Georgia on 0491 267 577 for a confidential conversation regarding your next career move!