Finance Assistant

Job Title: Finance Assistant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: McLaren Vale
Reference: JO-2011-3826
Contact Name: Rebecca Ramsden
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 09, 2020 12:09

Job Description

  • Immediate start.
  • Temporary contract until May 2021.
  • Picturesque Mclaren Vale location.

About the company:

This premium wine brand is well known both locally and internationally for an array of different wines ranging from Grenache, Rose and Shiraz.  Encompassing several unique brands this internationally owned business has an impressive and ever-growing portfolio under its belt. 

About the role:

Reporting to the Finance and Accounting Director, they are seeking a Finance Assistant to cover for a maternity leave period. Starting in mid-late November there will be a comprehensive handover period to ensure success for the incoming temporary employee. The position will continue until the end of May 2021 and will remain a temporary employee of Entrée Recruitment during this period. 

This role will contribute to the support function of grape growing, wine making, sales and distribution across Australian entities, working in collaboration with staff to provide financial and administrative support. Contributing to create world class wines through a culture of maintaining well being, accountability, uncompromising detail, a cohesive team and innovative growth.


Using the Xero system, this role has a blend of finance and administration duties. Daily tasks include high volume accounts payable, processing bills, staff reimbursements, batch payment runs, creditor account maintenance, accounts receivable, processing sales orders, invoices, aged debtor maintenance, cash handling, petty cash distribution, reconciliations and banking. In addition, you will undertake the transport coordination which involves liaising with distributor and transport companies to meet logistic requirements. As working for any small team, there will be ad-hoc administration duties to undertake when required. 

Skills & experience:

The successful individual will have a strong commercial understanding of accounts payable and receivable coupled with a Diploma in Accounting. Understanding the importance in numbers and how this impacts the end result is vital. Strong attention to detail, a curious mind with analytical and problem-solving skills is a must. A current driver's license is required, given the location of the role. 

If you are seeking a temporary role that will provide challenge and satisfaction in a supportive work environment, nestled between stunning vineyards then this is for you.  

Applications in Microsoft Word only should be addressed to Rebecca Ramsden 
Telephone enquiries are welcome on 8100 8870 
To apply, please click the 'Apply' button. 

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