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Company Accountant (0.6FTE) @ Yume

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Yume was founded in 2014 by food rescue veteran, Katy Barfield, after witnessing the amount of food that’s wasted in the commercial food sector.

  • Work in the heart of Windsor, metres from Windsor Station
  • A great culture and team, working in a flat structure, who love to laugh and are incredibly passionate and dedicated to the Yume mission
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Know that every day when you wake up you are having a positive impact on the environment and a real tangible impact on reducing food waste

We're always on the lookout for highly engaged, ethical and mission-driven people to join our team. Come and join us in creating a World Without Waste - contact us or email your CV and an expression of interest to eat@yumefood.com.au

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Company Accountant (0.6FTE)
Reports to: CFO
Responsible for: The day to day accounting and reporting of financials coupled with data analysis to inform business decisions.
Meet Yume – a B2B marketplace for surplus food that connects suppliers with buyers through our online platform to avoid good food going to waste.
Each year 7.3 million tonnes of food gets discarded in Australia including 4.1m tonnes in the commercial sector alone. Join us on our mission of a World Without Waste and become part of an ethically driven business creating revolutionary change in the food industry! Yume is a business driven by the passion and grit of each and every one of its team members. The team love to work at Yume because they feel part of something that is making a positive impact on their community and planet.
Yume is 4 years old and has made great traction in growing trade on its marketplace. This growth has created an opportunity for a part-time accountant to combine financial accounting with data analysis to provide quality reports to inform business decisions. You will get to make your mark as the role requires a process improvement mindset as the business scales.
Read more about Yume and our journey here: Yume on ABC's War on Waste, Yume partnerships or hear directly from our Founder Katy Barfield.
About the Role
Reporting to the CFO the company accountant will be responsible for the day to day management of the accounts in XERO, financial reporting and statutory financial requirements along with data analysis. This includes but is not limited to:
  • Lead the month end process including reconciliations, business metrics and preparation of financial reports (for Internal, Board and investors)
  • Oversight of accounts receivables and accounts payable and set direction for bookkeeper and accounts coordinator in relation to billing and invoicing.
  • Prepare and report on budgets and forecasts.
  • Maintain cashflow forecasts
  • Manage all taxation and statutory obligations including GST, PAYG, Superannuation and Workcover.
  • Support operations by performing data analysis on marketplace data (buyers, suppliers, products, orders) to inform strategy and aid decision making.
  • Process Improvement with CTO and Business Development team to prepare finance processes to scale with platform growth.
Key Selection Criteria
  • Degree Qualifications in Accounting or Finance
  • Strong excel skills - advanced Excel viewed favourably
  • Experience in processing and preparation of accounts
  • An ability to multitask in a fast paced, growing environment
Yume Perks
  • Working in the heart of Windsor, metres from Windsor Station
  • A great culture and team, working in a flat structure, who love to laugh and are incredibly passionate and dedicated to the Yume mission
  • Serviced office with great coffee, snacks and pet-friendly
  • Know that every day when you wake up you are having a positive impact on the environment and a real tangible impact on reducing good waste
If this sounds like you - please apply directly to eat@yumefood.com.au by sending a CV and telling us why you’d be a great addition to the Yume team.
Applications close 25th January 2020.