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Cost Accountant


Base pay $100k - $120k
Permanent Full time Standard/Business Hours
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Full job description

Your new company
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Cost Accountant to join a passionate team in Ballarat. This organisation is looking at building its Ballarat network and ensuring that people within the community feel part of the journey they are on. You will be part of an exciting change period and ongoing development of team members and company.

Your new role
You will be responsible for partnering with a range of operational stakeholders, providing value adding commercial advice. Some of duties will involve:

  • Produce accurate and timely monthly accounts and commentaries
  • Analyse monthly results including variances against budget, forecasts and previous estimates.
  • New and existing product, materials and labour costing
  • Prepare the annual budget, produce quarterly re-forecast and provide commentary
  • Process improvement projects for Operations
  • Ensure balance sheet reconciliations are prepared and adequately supported
  • Support capital project preparation
  • Business partner with the wider operations arm

What you'll need to succeed
In order to be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • CA/CPA qualified
  • Developed a strong commercial acumen
  • Preferably experience in a large, diversified FMCG or Manufacturing environment
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Confidence to ask questions and find alternative methods in doing things
  • Proacitve nature, adaptable to change and eager to challenge themselves.
  • Stakeholder engagement experience.

What you'll get in return
This is an exciting opportunity for a Cost Accountant to join a large manufacturing organisation in Ballarat, who are seeking longevity within the role and someone who can grow and develop the business. An attractive salary package and along with other benefits. You will be working in a collaborative environment where you will be able to work in a dynamic team who are passionate about the work they are doing and doing it in Ballarat.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to lucy.brennan@hays.com.au.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact Lucy Brennan at Hays Ballarat on lucy.brennan@hays.com.au for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Job details
Date posted
12 Mar 2022
Cost Accountant
Above avg.
$100k - $120k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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