Kegstar Are Hiring An Accountant

Kegstar Are Hiring An Accountant

Job posted November 21, 2021

Kegstar specialise in sending kegs across this wide and sparse land. 

If you'd like to assist that mission, they're hiring an accountant.  


Job Description: Assistant Accountant

Do you love working in a close and very sociable team? Are you interested in the beer industry? Do you enjoy throwing some banter around the office ping pong table? If so, Kegstar is the company for you! 

Kegstar provides a comprehensive stainless steel keg rental solution to brewers across all of Australia and New Zealand. Each keg has its own unique identity, making it easily tracked through the supply chain on our proprietary cloud-based software. In addition to the ANZ market, we also have operations in the UK, Europe and USA, following our recent merger with MicroStar Logistics. Our aim is simple; to get more great beer to more happy drinkers! 

To learn more, visit www.kegstar.com and www.microstarlogistics.com.

About the Role

ANZ’s Assistant Accountant will help Kegstar live up to our mission of getting as much quality craft beer and other beverages into the market as quickly as possible. The role will suit a dedicated, capable, sociable and fun-loving individual who is prepared to get truly hands-on in every aspect of the business. The individual will come with a track record of success and the experience to back their own opinion while remaining flexible and open to new ways of doing things and collaborative feedback. You will work as part of a small and dedicated team, ensuring that the overall business is successful in meeting its financial day-to-day targets, from issuing invoices, ensuring payments are made on time, to cash management and month end reporting. 

Responsibilities

  • Create and/or maintain ledger account reconciliations i.e. bank, purchases, sales and other balance sheet accounts
  • Produce reconciliations according to the various weekly, monthly and quarterly deadlines.
  • Assist with accounts receivable and debtors, which will include the review of sale orders, applicable of any credit memos, reconciliation of direct debit files and general management of the accounts inbox.
  • Assist in overseeing the work performed by an offshore accounts assistant and review supplier invoices to ensure correct accounting treatment within NetSuite, including account allocation and GST coding. Assistance of inputting supplier invoices will be required, particularly during peak season, to ensure all invoices are entered prior to their due date and month end.
  • Take total ownership of ensuring that our suppliers are paid on time and employee expenses are reviewed and processed accordingly.
  • Take total ownership of managing the Kegstar corporate card facilities to ensure all transactions are recorded and reconciled accurately.
  • Assist in preparing the month end accounts, ensuring balances are reconciled in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Review new contracts as part of the customer onboarding process to ensure all details provided are correct, e.g. ABN, bank details and pricing agrees to our billing system.
  • Assist the Finance Team in any ad-hoc projects to help drive insight into the business and develop processes.

Company perks

  • Very sociable team who love to support our local pubs 
  • Flexible WFH policy
  • Industry events all over Australia
  • Office drinks around the famous ping pong table

Required skills

  • Accounting experience is essential 
  • Strong excel and systems experience (NetSuite desirable but non-essential)
  • Experience in a fast-paced environment desirable
  • High levels of communication to stay connected to the wider team
  • Creative, sociable & enthusiastic style
  • A good listening, fast learner, solution-based thinker  
  • Eager, driven and results oriented
  • Able to demonstrate self-motivation and self-management skills
  • Prepared to take the lead & ownership
  • Tenacious, dedicated, capable & adaptable team player

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Minimum of one year of relevant experience

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

To apply, email your CV & Cover Letter to: hr@microstarkegs.com.


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