Principal - Financial Reporting & Governance

Brisbane, Brisbane
22 Aug 2018
23 Aug 2018
Job role
Fast paced, complex accounting environment Paid Professional Membership (CA / CPA), education assistance & leader development programs About the company: Peabody is the leading global pure-play coal company, serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products. Peabody is guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability. We offer an inclusive work environment and engage, recognise and develop our employees. About the role: We are currently seeking a Principal - Financial Reporting for our corporate office located in South Brisbane. As the Principal - Financial Reporting, you will report to the Senior Manager Financial Reporting and will be responsible for the management, preparation and distribution of Statutory Financial Reports and associated US GAAP financial reporting for the Australian consolidated business. You will provide technical accounting support to the business as required and provide support to the business on Governance and Compliance matters. Duties will include: Accurate, efficient and timely preparation of financial reports Ensure compliance with Australian statutory reporting and external stakeholder requirements Preparation of general and special purpose financial statements as well as consolidation of group results, including purchase price accounting Preparation of annual solvency statements Assist in the preparation of the A-IFRS and US GAAP impairment calculations for the PAH group Liaising with senior management, internal lawyers, external auditors and company directors Investigating accounting issues, provide technical accounting and structuring advice to the finance team Assist with Business Development M&A and other strategic finance support Manage the preparation of all quarterly analytical procedures for revenue, costs, royalties, profit & loss, and balance sheet for the PAH group Provide support on all Governance and Delegation of Authority matters and assist the business in ensuring appropriate compliance within the group Continuous review and improvement of processes and procedures for improved efficiency and service delivery The lifestyle: This position is offered on a Monday to Friday basis. Peabody has recently introduced flexible start / finish times and ‘Summer Hours' giving employees flexibility to finish at noon on Friday's over the summer months of the year. About you: Degree in Accounting or Finance, teamed with CA or CPA qualifications Strong grasp of IFRS and broad understanding of variances between IFRS and US GAAP SAP experience and strong Excel capabilities 10 years post graduate experience in large accounting firms or commerce (previous mining company experience is advantageous) Strong background in technical accounting and reporting; audit experience would be complimentary Strong communication skills with previous experience communicating results to Board and Senior Management At Peabody, we: Commit to safety and health as a way of life Foster a culture of inspiration, innovation, collaboration and execution Are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse workplace Offer a reward and recognition program Provide professional and technical development opportunities Support employees to achieve professional accreditation Our mission is to create superior value for shareholders as the leading global supplier of coal, which enables economic prosperity and a better quality of life. Apply to Peabody today and grow your career with us. Applications close 5pm Monday, 20 August 2018 . For more information, visit or click apply now. Please apply directly as submissions from recruitment agencies will not be considered without prior approval. All applications will be treated as highly confidential and will not be disclosed beyond HR and the hiring manager.