Management Accountant

Posted on 10-Jan-2018
Application Close Date: 31-Jan-2018
Job Details
Position Type:
Full Time
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Goodman Fielder is a leading regional food company across Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. We have a portfolio of iconic and trusted brands that Australians have grown up with and put in their supermarket trolleys every week, including Helga's, Wonder White, Praise, White Wings, MeadowLea, and many more. Our vision is to be the leading and most innovative local food company, creating food that people love. 

We value our people at Goodman Fielder and recognise that our success depends on our ability to attract and retain talented people. Based in our new North Sydney office, this position forms a part of the Australian Planning and Performance Serviced team, which provides expertise support in Planning, Budgeting, & Forecasting, Management Information & Reporting and Capital Planning for the Group and Market Business units in order to drive long term profitability. The Management Accountant will provide financial support and expertise to the Goodman Fielder Markets focusing on the preparation of management accounts and reports, development and improvement of reporting processes, provision of business advice and the administration and development of information systems.


You will be responsible for:

  • Preparation of Corporate, Management and Pillar Reporting Packs
  • Understanding of key cost drivers, revenue drivers and variances versus plan/forecast
  • Design and development of business reporting requirements including Business Objects reporting capabilities
  • Documentation and improvement of reporting processes
  • Coordination of monthly forecasts
  • Consolidation of various categories and updating of reporting systems and reports
  • Pursue opportunities to improve month end processing through better utilisation of GF systems (Promax, APO, SAP, BPC, etc.)
  • Develop improvements in reporting including accessibility of reports and information



To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Degree Qualified (Commerce or Finance)
  • Finance/business experience or experience in a similar role.
  • Completion or studying towards CPA/CA
  • Advanced Excel and macro skills
  • Management Accounting Skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • High level attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivation and good organisation skills
  • A proactive approach with the ability to work autonomously and also as part of a team
  • SAP systems experience
  • The ability to work under pressure and a commitment to meeting deadlines



What can we offer you?

You will be joining a driven team of professionals who genuinely enjoy working together resulting in a highly collaborative environment. In return for your passion and success, we will reward you with a competitive remuneration package and help you to achieve personal and professional growth and development.

At Goodman Fielder, we aim to be a destination employer in the food industry where we don't just offer jobs - we offer long term careers.


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