Financial Accountant

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Perth

You may have heard of us, but did you know? Seven West Media (SWM) is not only the top news, sports and entertainment brand in WA, we are a group of diverse, creative and inclusive team members that love what we do. We get to connect with millions of Western Australians every day, and we aim to give our audience, clients and team the best experience. We comprise of brands including Channel Seven, The West Australian, The Sunday Times,, PerthNow, 7plus, The Nightly and

Based in our Osborne Park office and reporting to the Team Lead Financial Accounting, our Financial Accountant role has a strong focus on delivering timely and accurate monthly results for our entities within the West Australian Newspaper Group. These reports have high visibility within the organisation and drive important business decisions.

Your experience within a busy commercial environment, having achieved your CPA/CA qualification, combined with your exposure to an ERP system and strong critical thought processes are some key skills that will aid you to succeed in this role. You will be backed by a dynamic and encouraging team, ensuring that you will be supported along the way.


About the Role:

  • Preparation of monthly accounts, including:
    • Creation and processing of journals
    • Reconciliations (Bank & Balance sheet)
    • Analysis of results
    • Accruals
  • Fixed Asset maintenance involving:
    • Capex reporting versus budget
    • Fixed asset movement schedules for Group
    • Ensuring compliance with Group fixed asset accounting policy, including appropriate application depreciation rates
    • Capitalisation of salaries
  • Maintenance of prepayment schedule including calculation of monthly amortisation
  • Manage cost re-allocations between departments
  • Mentoring junior part-qualified accountant
  • Assistance with:
    • Audits
    • FBT
    • Income Tax Schedules
    • Budgets
    • Reporting to Head/Group office
    • Adhoc projects


About You:

  • Professional presentation and communication skills
  • Has gained CPA/CA qualifications
  • Commercial experience is desirable
  • Excellent attention to detail and is self-motivated
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and autonomously
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities and tight deadlines, including preparedness to work reasonable additional hours
  • Flexibility and willingness to take on additional responsibilities within the team as required


About the Benefits:

  • Salary packaging and a paid parental leave policy
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • An Osborne Park location with an onsite café, free gym and parking
  • An employee Perks program, health and wellbeing support program and more


Apply now!

Join us at Seven West Media and be a part of our success story. To apply simply click the ‘Apply Now’ button and follow the prompts to submit your resume and any supporting documents. Please note, only applicants who have current and valid Australian work rights can apply.


Apply now and join us behind the scenes at one of Australia’s most prominent media companies to let your talents shine.

SWM is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

SWM does not accept any unsolicited agency resumes and will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Seven West Media is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Recruitment Agencies: Seven West Media does not accept any unsolicited agency resumes. Seven West Media is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.