Financial Accountant

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Competitive salary
28 Jun 2022
27 Jul 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Auto req ID: 280627BR
Job Description

Work for a global FMCG company with some of the world's most trusted and iconic brands.
Be part of an exciting business where employees are recognised and career growth is supported.

With a large portfolio of food and beverage brands, PepsiCo Australia & New Zealand employs more than 1500 people across ANZ at Smiths Snack Food Company, Bluebird Foods NZ, PepsiCo Beverages and Quaker Oats. PepsiCo was recognised as a Top Employer in both Australia and New Zealand in 2021 and 2022, one of only 16 organisations globally to earn this certification.

PepsiCo has been recognised as an Employer of Choice for gender equality for the past 10 years and is one of the leading organisations in this space. We also believe in our sustainability strategy, that there is an opportunity to change how the world distributes, consumes, and disposes of food and beverages and we aim to use our scale, reach, and expertise to help build a more sustainable food system that can still meet human needs for enjoyment and continue to drive our economic and social development.

To continue our success, we currently have an exciting opportunity to join our Finance team as a Financial Accountant, located in Forrestfield WA.

Reporting to the Finance & Administration Manager, here is your opportunity to drive best practice across the financial controls team for Quaker Oats Perth, to challenge the status quo, build working relationships with key leaders and financial employees, whilst preparing timely and accurate financial accounts, balance sheets, cash-flow reporting, and general journal transactions.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Process all financial information and accounts (journal entries, month-end, trial balance, balance sheet, P&L statements, sales reports, capital spending and cash flow)
  • Assist in preparation of annual income tax return for US Corporate and Local, and complete other statutory returns as needed (FBT, BAS, etc)
  • Oversee the fixed asset management function and manage transaction accounting systems (AP, AR, Payroll, Fixed Assets); provide backup for Payroll function and Project Accountant function when needed
  • Owner of Master Data Files and Asset register
  • Monitor raw materials, packaging materials and spares inventory; including stocktake procedures, raw material movement data input, and sub-ledger reconciliation into the GL


Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • CA/CPA qualification with 2-5 years of accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • PC & ERP systems experience
  • Strong commercial and financial awareness, monitoring, and coordination
  • Excellent communication skills with a successful track record of collaborating and liaising with key stakeholders
  • Strong skills in planning, organisation, analytics, and attention to detail, with the ability to think laterally and challenge accepted norms to drive positive change

What we can offer you:
  • Flexibility with work hours and work location
  • Health initiatives through our Health and Wellness programs
  • Personal and professional growth opportunities through Learning Offerings online

We are a progressive and people-focused business, and believe our diverse workforce is the key to our success. Because we value our employees and their families, we offer an agile and flexible working environment with an emphasis on work life balance and health, as well as plenty of learning opportunities and room to grow your career.

Your positive attitude will be rewarded with excellent long term local and global career opportunities, and ongoing professional development along with a fun and rewarding working environment.

You will be a key part of a dynamic team and a valuable contributor to a global company that is one of the FMCG market leaders. At PepsiCo, we recognise our people as a key part of our business and career progression within the business is encouraged and supported.

We are committed to recruiting, training and retaining high quality people.

Interested? Know someone who might be? This is a great opportunity to join the PepsiCo ANZ team.

PepsiCo's hiring process:
  • Submit your application
  • Interview(s) and skills evaluation
  • Online Assessment process
  • Reference and background checks

  • At PepsiCo, we believe what makes you unique, makes us better. We embrace equal opportunities for all employees. We believe that our people are our best asset and understand the importance of bringing different perspectives, different lenses and different experiences to our workplace. We are committed to building and supporting an inclusive workforce that truly reflects the global communities we operate within. We encourage women, people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.

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    Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
    Job Type: Regular

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