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Plant Accountant

Job no: 504114
Work type: Full Time
Location: Melbourne - North

At Visy, our people make us stand out from the crowd. We’re always seeking solutions, opportunities and possibilities. We look for people who see what’s ahead and run towards it. These people are helping us to achieve our vision to become the global leader in sustainable packaging solutions. Together, we can create a better world.

The opportunity:

Due to an internal transfer, we are on the hunt for an experienced, resilient and highly motivated Plant Accountant to come on board and support us on a permanent basis at our Coolaroo site. Reporting to the Victorian State Accountant – Fibre Packaging Division, you will be responsible for managing the day-to-day accounting, provide financial insight into the business as well as complete regular forecasting, month end reporting and analytical activities.  

Major responsibilities include:

  • Develop financial policies, procedures, systems and processes as required
  • Adhering to strict timelines regarding monthly balance sheet reconciliations, monthly forecasting activities and completion of month end
  • Analysing and reviewing month end results against historical results and budgeted performance  with the State Accountant, Operations Manager and General Manager
  • Ongoing maintenance of the site asset register and facilitator/financial partner in the preparation of capital investment initiatives
  • Annual budget preparation
  • Partnering with state accountant with internal and external audit engagements
  • Oversee all stock takes ensuring accuracy and compliance with internal policies and financial standards
  • Financial partnering with site management team supporting ongoing cost management initiatives


What you will bring to the team:

  • You will be tertiary qualified, ideally in accounting
  • CPA or CA qualified or near completion
  • Strong accounting/finance experience, manufacturing industry exposure would be highly advantageous
  • Technically savvy, your Excel skills are outstanding
  • You are self-motivated, proactive, hands on and very organised – tight deadlines are not to be missed
  • You are a great communicator, enabling you to form strong relationships with stakeholders on all levels   
  • You enjoy being accountable and possess a real “Can do “attitude

When you join Visy, you’re joining a global leader dedicated to making serious progress in the sustainable packaging and recycling industries. We want to find solutions, make an impact and grow our business. If you can help us, you’ll fit right in. There’s never been a better time to join Visy!

Please contact Anna Mingal on 0499 222 080 for a confidential discussion, or apply now.  

You will be required to meet Visy’s employment criteria which will include a criminal history check and pre-employment medical (including drug & alcohol testing).

Visy is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

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