Distribution Center Accountant
Join a listed global manufacturer
Act as a Finance Business Partner for Australia & New Zealand
About Our Client
Our client is a globally recognised manufacturer based in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Founded over 50 years ago, they have established an excellent foundation and have been consistently building on it year on year - proving to be the true leader in the many markets they cover. Currently, they are seeking a financially and operationally skilled accountant to join their finance team and work alongside the logistics/operations teams.
Reporting to the regional Financial Controller, you will lead within the Melbourne distribution center, and ensure an effective control environment is operated within all DC's in Australia/New Zealand. Acting as a business partner, your role will involve ensuring effective operation of all financial processes including month end, budgeting/forecasting, fixed asset register/CAPEX, post close process, account reconciliation as well as liason with the Shared Services Center. Additionally, you will support the cost accounting group in month end variance analysis.
Operationally, you will be heavily involved in the implementation of business change projects, and cross function projects within the logistics group. You will also monitor and help direct cycle count as well as physical inventory processes, and drive effective operation & investigation procedures.
The Successful Applicant
As the successful candidate, you will be CA/CPA qualified with at least 2 years in a hands-on operations/logistics environment, as well as an excellent technical accounting ability. You will have a demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining business relationships, as well as project management, organisational and analytical skills. Experience with SAP is vital as you will be monitoring the integrity of reconciliation between warehouse management and accounting. Your communication skills and overall business acumen will be key to your success in this role.
What's on Offer
- Work for a globally recognised brand
- Convenient on-site parking
- Genuine work-life balance culture