Senior Financial Accountant - Manufacturing

  • 02-04-24
  • $130,000 + super + bonus
  • South West and M5 Corridor
  • Full-time
  • Work / life flexibility offering 2 days working from home
  • Provide critical business and channel insights in a business facing analyst role
  • Global industrial manufacturer and retailer
  • South-western Sydney, paying to $130k + super + bonus

Senior Financial Accountant - Manufacturing - South West Sydney

Company Background

Servicing the construction, transport and infrastructure industries, our client is a global leader in the manufacturing and sales of critical components. With sales closing in on the $1bn mark in Australia alone and with burgeoning operations throughout Asia, their continuing expansion offers unlimited career opportunities for anyone looking to join them on their journey. 

The Role

Reporting to the Financial Controller and sitting within the wider Commercial / Accounting team, this role will be tasked with the accounting and analysis oversight of one of their largest divisions. In more precise terms, that will involve: 

  • Create monthly financial reporting and analytic presentations that tell the performance story and bring new insight for decision-making
  • Present the monthly P&L reports for one of the key divisions
  • Complete monthly financial reporting and analysis around P&L, revenue performance, variances to forecasts, ASP variances, and other key financial metric
  • Analysis and reporting on sales and GP results on a weekly basis by business division
  • Work with the local accounting teams to perform month-end analysis on opex spend v budget/forecast and required accruals and highlight risks and opportunities to projected spend
  • Provide support for revenue, COGS, and freight analytics during month-end close
  • Driving change management and efficiencies in opex control
  • Reporting to parent company for monthly KPIs (such as revenue split by product)
  • Work with department leads for trade-off cost management to stay within budget targets
  • Assist with the development of ROI models and post-implementation tracking of key strategic initiatives led by the Commercial organisation
  • Other ad-hoc tasks as they arise

Your Background

If you would like to be considered for this role, our client is keen to meet candidates that:

  • Are CA / CPA qualified
  • Out of a product / inventory-based industry
  • Have taken ownership of a P&L (i.e. really understands what drives it)
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate with a range of non-finance stakeholders

If you are keen to apply for this Senior Financial Accountant role, please contact Kent Maxwell at Richard Lloyd on 02 8324 5644, quoting reference 8508 or click on 'apply now' below.

Please submit your CV in Word format and note that due to the high volume of responses we receive only suitable candidates will be contacted.

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