Accountant / Finance Support – ACCFIN0224


AKD is a forestry products company, growing and manufacturing sustainable quality timber products. With operations across Queensland, NSW and Victoria we have 1,000 plus strong team members who are passionate about our business!

AKD is proud of our diverse culture, that supports empowered individuals, embraces teamwork, and encourages a simple action orientated ‘can do – make it happen’ attitude. 

We are seeking a diligent and vibrant finance professional that is seeking a part-time role for the position of Accountant / Finance Support, based at our Colac site. This position will support our Finance & Operations Teams in a multi-faceted role which is suited to someone seeking a great work/life balance.

The position will assist with various finance and general administration duties along with supporting the accounts and functions of the team, to be done within the specified timeframes, whilst ensuring the highest level of accuracy and compliance is achieved. This position is based at our Colac site and will report to the Site Finance Manager.

We believe the position will best suit someone with either a relevant Qualification (or similar) and/or someone with demonstrated experience in an administrative function within a finance environment for example, accounts payable/receivable or payroll position. Exposure to Sage financial products is an advantage, but not a necessity.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, this position requires a focus on delivery of high-quality support and assistance to the site as well as building a strong and loyal relationship with both employees and customers. The role will be varied and engaging, and we are looking for an eager and dynamic individual.

This is a great opportunity for someone who embraces a challenge whist having fun in a business that loves developing its people.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities may include:

  • Administration and finance related duties and assisting the Finance Team and Site Manager where necessary
  • Support the Accounts Payable & Resources functions – this includes matching, capturing, reconciling of accounts and generating reports in Excel
  • Support to the site Finance function
  • General data entry and filing tasks
  • Assist Finance Manager with preparing the monthly accounts
  • Reconciling of bank accounts along with accounts’ payable / receivable function including the weekly payments
  • Managing production and forestry data entry
  • Assist the broader site team when required

Skills & Experience:

  • Previous finance and/or office administration experience is required
  • Strong level of accuracy & attention to detail
  • Able to work as part of a broader team
  • Ability to solve problems and confidence to pursue issues to resolution
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time management and prioritisation skills
  • Great computer software skills and experience in the Microsoft Office suite

If you are results orientated, thrive on a challenge and believe you hold the commitment and energy to succeed in such a role, then please apply using reference code ‘ACCFIN0224’ in your cover letter along with your resume and email to  For further information please email or call Michael Swanson (Colac HR Manager) for a confidential conversation on 5231 9100.

 Applications close 16th February 2024.

Note: Pre-employment drug and alcohol, along with functional capacity testing, will be required.