Operations (Cost) Accountant

Western Suburbs Melbourne Permanent
  • Work for a leading manufacturer in Melbourne's North-West
  • Competitive salary package and flexibility options

About Our Client

Our client is an established manufacturing organisation in Melbourne's west who has a strong reputation in their market for excellence. The organisation is part of a larger group that has been manufacturing for over 100 years and has a recognisable name across the world.

Job Description

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, the key responsibilites include:

  • Provide support to factory managers and production co-ordinators on performance reports and financial matters
  • Monitor and analyse factory recovery and material variances and recommend action plan
  • Raise monthly stock value reports and investigate/follow up on variations
  • Follow up, analyse ad review obsolete stock values
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare and process accounting journals as required
  • Perform monthly cost roll-ups ensuring standard costs are accurate, appropriate adjustments and are promptly processed into the system
  • Review PLP
  • Assist in stock-takes
  • Review price variances on inter company purchases and lead corrective actions
  • Complete all month end tasks as required
  • GP checks
  • Prepare monthly Sales by production comparison report
  • Monthly departmental cost analysis
  • Liaise with SBU management to develop Budgets and Forecasts - sales, GP, expenses, factory rates
  • Liaise with External Auditors
  • Ad-hoc analysis

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate is an experienced finance professional with high levels of motivation and drive. They also have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Accounting or Finance
  • 3-5 years experience in Cost Accounting or Management Accounting
  • Studying towards or completed CA/CPA qualification
  • Intermediate MS Excel skills required
  • Manufacturing experience ideal but not required
  • Excellent problem solving, stakeholder management and communication skills

What's on Offer

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work as part of a growing business with a dynamic work culture. The candidate will receive a competitive salary package and be provided with flexibility opportunities to suit their needs, whilst working in a brand new factory space!

Declan Waddington
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Phone number
+61 3 8640 3142

Job summary

Accounting & Finance
Cost Accounting
What is your industry?
Industrial / Manufacturing
Western Suburbs Melbourne
Job Type
Consultant name
Declan Waddington
Consultant phone
+61 3 8640 3142
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