Financial Accountant (Contract Role)

Job Location: ​North Sydney​

Company description

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767  dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.

About the Role:

As a Financial Accountant, you will play a crucial role in our monthly closing process, asset management, taxation, treasury and cash management, and P2P process management. We are looking for a detail-oriented individual with strong technical knowledge, SAP transactional experience, and a proactive mindset to contribute to our financial operations.

Main Responsibilities:

Monthly Closing:
•    Prepare and post journals, including calculations, and facilitate meetings with stakeholders.
•    Run cycles and investigate variances in cost centre allocation.
•    Run PM Closure, Industrial cycle, and Material Ledger processes.
•    Assist in preparing monthly Inter Company Reconciliation reporting and resolving any variances.

Asset Management:
•    Assist in a comprehensive Asset Register project, including review and management of asset register.
•    Participate in the review of asset procedures to ensure compliance with Group policy.
•    Conduct meetings with stakeholders to resolve asset management responsibilities.

•    Perform FBT activities, such as preparing worksheets, gathering information, liaising with third parties (including KPMG), analysing and resolving variances, final calculation, and reporting reportable benefits.
•    Assist in improving FBT recordkeeping in accordance with ATO guidelines.

Treasury & Cash Management:
•    Assist in managing treasury operations during leave cover, including bank clearing, bank transaction posting, and cashflow forecasting.

P2P Process Management (Leave Cover):
•    Monitor service provider adherence to PTP procedures.
•    Manage payment runs.

•    Provide interdepartmental support as required.
•    Assist with project work as needed.
•    Check and validate expenses.

Who we are looking for:

If you are a skilled Financial Accountant with expertise in General Ledger, Journals, Reconciliations, SAP, financial accounting, and tax compliance, along with a strong understanding of the FMCG industry dynamics, we invite you to apply for this 6 month contract position. Join our team and contribute to our success through diligent financial management. Apply today to be considered for this exciting opportunity.

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.