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Giant Leap Fund
Giant Leap Fund

Management Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Melbourne VIC, Australia
Posted on Friday, August 4, 2023

About us

Seer is a Melbourne-based medtech company challenging the status quo of how healthcare is delivered. Through award-winning medical devices, mobile apps and software solutions combined with an extensive research and development program, we are shifting the patient centre of care from the hospital to the home.

Our mission is to open up access to brain, heart, and respiratory monitoring that is traditionally only offered through hospitals. We do this by creating medical products and services that transition hospital-based diagnostic testing into the home setting.

We also recognise that healthcare doesn’t stop after testing. Research is at the heart of what we do at Seer, and we’ve been leading the field in understanding seizure cycles and developing a seizure risk forecaster that will change the lives of millions living with uncontrolled epilepsy.

When you join the Seer team, you become part of a tight-knit group driven by purposeful work to make a huge impact in the world.

We are in need of an experienced Finance Manager to join our growing team and partner with the manufacturing arm of our business. In this role, you will work closely with the Financial Controller to support the day-to-day activities of the finance department. Your responsibilities will include month end processing, preparing management reports and financial reporting, processing journal entries, and completing balance sheets reconciliations. We are seeking someone with strong hands-on accountancy experience; this role involves working with manual processes, and we are seeking someone with a proven track record in handling such tasks with confidence and ease.

In this role, you will;

  • Prepare Manufacturing division monthly P&L (including dashboard reporting) and prepare CMO for the review process.
  • Prepare and complete Manufacturing related balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Oversee and assist with the month-end closing process to meet reporting deadlines.
  • Be responsible for the integrity and completeness of the inventory and assets ledger.
  • Ensure Manufacturing related expenses are recorded correctly and in a timely manner.
  • Finance lead for the inventory stocktakes.
  • Review costs continuously and identify anomalies in item’s costs.
  • Solid understanding of cost accounting
  • Variance and trend analysis - Manufacturing.
  • Working closely with the Manufacturing and Supply chain teams.
  • Drive improvement initiatives to ensure item costs are accurate and comprehensive.
  • Identify and drive optimisation to the interface between the inventory and manufacturing system and Xero.
  • Assist in the implementation of a new ERP.
  • Support the Manufacturing team in forecasting and budgeting.
  • Assist the Financial controller with ad hoc projects

Your experience

  • Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role - Finance Management Accounting in a Manufacturing environment. Hands-on manufacturing experience is preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of all Finance related aspects of manufacturing, procurement, freight, and assets maintenance and management.
  • Strong understanding of ERPs will be helpful for future growth.
  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting and a CPA/CA qualification

Why choose Seer?

At Seer, we are doing purposeful work solving some of healthcare’s most pressing problems.

You will:

  • Challenge the status quo. If there’s a better way of getting something done, that’s how we want to do it.
  • Contribute to the global impact our groundbreaking products and technologies are making.
  • Be empowered and enabled to do your best work.
  • Be treated with respect by your colleagues and peers.

A bit more about us

  • As leaders in seizure cycle research, we’ve been awarded a shared US$3 million and a further AU$1m to develop world-first seizure risk forecasting capabilities in our app. This feature is made better for app users through our partnership with Fitbit and Epiminder.
  • Patients rate us ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot as a result of our incredible clinical team.
  • Awarded ‘Most Outstanding Patient Innovation’ for 2021 by the Australian Patients Association.
  • Ranked #8 on Deloitte’s Tech Fast 50 in 2020 (Australia’s list of fastest-growing technology companies).
  • Our drive to improve patient comfort has led to three prestigious design awards across Australia and Europe for our wearable EEG/ECG device, Seer Sense.

We know your time is valuable and that finding the right role at the right company is a time-consuming journey. Seer is committed to providing candidates with an engaging, informative, and transparent experience as part of our recruitment process.

One last thing — We uphold and live by our company values every day. If they resonate with you and you are interested in this role, we look forward to reading your application.