Corporate Accountant

North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Competitive salary
30 Jul 2021
03 Aug 2021
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Brief

If a career in technical accounting and financial reporting excites you, as well as exposure to aspects of commercial accounting and tax compliance - this hands on role is for you!

Australia - NSW - North Sydney

About Graymont

Graymont is a global leader in lime and limestone solutions. Lime is a versatile industrial chemical that is key to vital industrial processes and applications and is an essential element for addressing a multitude of complex environmental challenges.

We provide solutions specifically tailored to the needs of the environmental, agricultural, food, mining, steel, paper, glass and construction industries. We take a long-term approach to business that is evident in our strong commitment to sustainable growth. We aim to be the preferred supplier, employer, and partner of choice wherever we operate.

Our Role

We are currently recruiting for a Corporate Accountant as a key representative of the financial reporting function in Australia and New Zealand and South East Asia supporting 20 sites.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, Asia Pacific this role is part of a larger local and global Finance team and the ideal candidate will be part of an exciting phase of the Graymont journey. We are looking for a team player with a change-positive mindset, whilst demonstrating our key behaviours.

Key responsibilities include;
  • Champion of Financial Statement preparation, consolidation and financial reporting for Asia Pacific and support in technical interpretations in line with IFRS.
  • Key team member in the annual audit process.
  • Maintain the integrity over the consolidated and intercompany eliminations of financial results for Asia Pacific
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting schedules to Head Office including Statements of Cashflows.
  • Key month end financial reporting tasks will include interco eliminations, general ledger maintenance in JD Edwards, balance sheet reconciliations and analytical review for APAC.
  • Financial Accounting support to the wider Finance team (FP&A, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Regional Controllers) and other non-Finance departments (Payroll, HR, Legal, Operations)
  • Support Finance and cross-functional projects with a focus on achieving business improvements and standardization such as system upgrades and implementation
  • Key team member in aligning and embedding processes as well as ensuring compliance with Graymont Policies and Procedures
  • Ad hoc reporting and project work
You must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this role.

The successful candidate has an Accounting or Business qualification alongside a completed CA qualification or equivalent with external audit experience. Ideally the successful candidate will have previous experience in a Big 4 firm. Strong communication skills, ability to work in a team and experience working with diverse stakeholders within a multinational environment will be required to be successful in this role.

Proven experience with IFRS disclosure requirements and multi-currency consolidations, demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and work under tight deadlines and strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Prior exposure to JDE or integrated ERP system is desirable.

Our Workplace

Graymont derives its competitive edge in large part from more than 1,600 employees who bring their diverse skills and energy to work every day at offices and plant sites across North America and Asia-Pacific. In return, we provide competitive wages and benefits, a safe and healthy work environment where you and your team can perform without injury, and opportunities to grow and develop the skills and experience to realise your full potential.

Please send your cover letter and resume no later than 20 June 2021.