(This position will be located in Brisbane, Australia)
The role of the Accountant is to focus on exploration activities in Australia, to be responsible for the day to day running of finance functions within Freeport-McMoRan Exploration Australia Pty Ltd and to be trained and mentored by the Financial Manager with opportunities to progress within the company. A diverse role that requires a high level of organization skills as well as strong attention to detail.
Management of monthly and annual financial processing and reporting in AUD and USD
Develop and monitor exploration budgets and forecasts
Provide, compile, and assist with report analyses
Manage and report on all exploration and joint venture projects in Australia
Co-ordinate with joint venture partners and oversee funding and expenditure relating to projects
Manage accruals, allocations, reclassifications and coding
Manage monthly general ledger reconciliations
Preparation of company taxes
Oversee accounts payable and receivable
Assist with data preparation and processing
Manage capital expenditure and fixed asset register
Oversee EOFY Australian audit and tax returns
Oversee EOFY USA tax reporting
Responsible for company reporting to ASIC, ATO, OSR and other statutory authorities
Manage payroll and HR issues
Work with Health & Safety Officer to ensure personnel are trained and in compliance with company standards
The above list is not exhaustive and the role may change to meet the overall objectives of the company. Fulfil other duties as required by management and other department personnel as requested/required.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or closely related area and five (5) to ten (10) years in commercial business within a similar role
CA/CPA/ACCA qualified or working towards
Outstanding and innovative problem solving skills
Mineral exploration and joint venture account experience is an advantage
Accounting software. SAP, HFM, Blackline reconciliation reporting and Greentree is an advantage
Advanced Excel skills
Ability to research, understand and apply the Australian Accounting Standards (IFRS)
Customer service focused: committed to providing exceptional customer service across all channels – written, phone and face to face.
Communication: the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, varying communication style depending upon the audience.
Attention to detail: excellent attention to detail and written skills when communicating with others, both internally and externally.
Commerciality: ability to apply knowledge in a practical, commercial manner.
Teamwork: willingness to assist and support others as required and get on with team members.
Time management/organization: accomplish objectives effectively within time frame given, and carry out administrative duties within portfolio in an efficient and timely manner.
Ability to work under pressure
Organizational and time management skills
Excellent attention to detail
Positive approach to change
Overnight/multisite stays away for work may be required to fulfil the requirements of the role
Clean driving license desirable
This job description serves to illustrate the scope and responsibilities of the post and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties. You will be expected to perform other job related tasks requested by management and as necessitated by the development of this role and the development of the business.
Levitate Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Leading Debt Fund in Sydney. They are looking for an Investment Analyst, Manager or Senior Manager to join their expanding team. The role would suit those that have operated within Insolvency/Restructuring.
This is just one of a number of opportunities we are recruiting for across Australia. Levitate Recruitment are the leading Accountancy Practice and Insolvency Recruitment Specialist.
If you are interested in having a confidential conversation about your career options regarding live or future opportunities, contact Scott Lowes at the Levitate Offices.
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Senior Accountant – 12 FTC
Our client is a globally recognized property business in the heart of Sydney CBD. They are looking to hire an experienced Senior Accountant for an initial 12 FTC contract with the possibility to be made permanent for a high performer. You will have the opportunity to work with a large and talented finance team and work with a variety of stakeholders across the business. Due to the nature of the role, immediately available candidates will be highly favoured
Please apply online or direct to Anuj.Sabharwal@hudson.com