Finance and Purchasing Assistant

SafeGauge is a global leader in machine maintenance safety technology. Locally owned and operated, SafeGauge offers a wide range of inhouse developed and built technical sensors for supply to the mining and other industries. Due to the continuing growth of SafeGauge, we are requiring another team member for our accounts and purchasing departments based in Beresfield.

Why work with SafeGauge:

  • Multi award winning technology
  • Market leader in Australia as well as globally
  • Local technical development
  • Australian made product
  • A friendly, supportive and energetic team

About the role:

  • The position on offer is a permanent position 5 days a week
  • Maintain financial record keeping, including receivables, payables, bank transactions and internal expense claims
  • Collaborate with the finance team to reconcile accounts and month end close
  • Assist with financial reporting and analysis
  • Monitor stock levels and identify purchasing needs
  • Place orders based on MRP as well as engineering requirements
  • Research potential suppliers, evaluate their offers, and negotiate prices
  • Track orders and ensure timely delivery
  • Update the stock system for goods receipts and shipments

About you:

  • Ideally our new team member will have experience in Xero (Accounts), and Cin7-Dear (Procurement) however we are more than happy to provide full training for these packages to the right person with similar experience
  • Effective communication skills both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated skills with Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to liaise with people at all levels of an organization and maintain effective relationships
  • Ability to manage time, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously
  • Able to work in a small team environment and share workloads as flexibility is a must, change is a guarantee, and growth is continuous

In return, SafeGauge will offer:

  • A small friendly team environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Work-life balance
  • Modern office located in Beresfield
  • Great management support

The successful candidate will be highly organized with the ability to juggle competing priorities with a positive attitude and calm, capable approach. As we grow rapidly, your willingness to share your ideas and work with a sense of urgency and purpose will make you an invaluable member of our team.