Financial Accounting Manager

Airnorth are recruiting a Financial Accounting Manager to join our Finance Team. The Financial Accounting Manager is responsible for supporting the GM Finance in delivering month-end management and annual statutory accounts for the Capiteq Group trading as Airnorth.  This position is also responsible for the day-to-day management of the Accounts Receivable (AR), Accounts Payable (AP) and Payroll operations for the Group and has financial oversight and responsibility for all entities within the Group.

Principal Accountabilities & Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the Revenue, AR and AP teams to ensure compliance with segregation of duties and other requirements;
  • Liaison with auditors;
  • Manage and oversee the production of all customer invoices, demonstrate credit control, including preparation of comments on weekly debtors reports and actively drive and seek optimal Days Sales Outstanding performance;
  • Oversight of the full payroll function for the Capiteq Group including supervision of the Payroll Officer;
  • Ensure adherence to deadlines and accurate processing of payroll transactions;
  • Maintain and continue to develop internal financial reporting for Airnorth consistent with internal group reporting standards;
  • Maintain monthly balance sheet reconciliations;
  • Preparation of monthly Business Activity Statements;
  • Preparation of Statutory Reports;
  • Maintenance of FBT accounts and records;
  • Provide financial expertise and extensive day-to-day support to the GM Finance, and distribute reporting schedules in support of and to assist in cost and overall budgetary control; and
  • Manage the cashflow and cashflow forecasting with consideration to group cash requirements.

We are looking for applicants with:

  • A minimum of 5 years relevant or transferrable commercial experience in the provision of financial accounting services for a medium to large company, including management of a finance team;
  • CPA or CA qualified;
  • Demonstrated ability to combine initiative and analytical skills to achieve required outcomes within required timeframes;
  • Strong numeracy and problem-solving skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Demonstrated time management skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines;
  • An ability to work independently and be self-motivated;
  • An analytical, enquiring mind and the ability to interpret legislation;
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel in an organisation;
  • Familiarity with a SOX environment;
  • Advanced computer skills in particular MS Excel; and
  • Exposure to the Aviation Industry and/or Greentree accounting software preferred but not essential.

Applicants available for an immediate start will be highly desirable.

To apply for this position, you must have the legal right to live and work in Australia and a current COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate.

As shortlisting will commence immediately, we reserve the right to close this position earlier than stated.

How to apply

To apply, please email your confidential CV to or via Seek

Jess Peach (HR Coordinator)
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Closing date

Saturday, 30 July 2022

Work type

Full time


Darwin, NT