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SydneyFull time

Assistant Accountant

  • Integral role within Finance Team
  • Opportunity to grow and develop your career within an exciting work environment

Pacific National is one of Australia's largest rail providers. We handle and haul millions of tonnes of agricultural and resource commodities, retail goods, manufacturing products, construction and other materials that keep the region's economy, businesses and households running.   We employ around 4000 people in over 100 sites across Australia. Join our team as we continue to strive to become market leaders in logistic services that connect businesses and their markets across Australia.

The Opportunity

As a member of the National Intermodal Finance Team, the Assistant Accountant supports the Operations Accountants and Finance Managers in achieving the business goals through deadline delivery and proven problem solving capabilities.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and support the National Intermodal general ledger and month end functions.
  • Assist in the delivery of management reporting and financial reporting
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget, strategy and quarterly forecasts
  • Support the internal and external audit and risk reporting, including collation of outstanding
  • Prepare and coordinate balance sheet reconciliations
  • Complete fringe benefit and environmental reporting

About You

Essential to this role will be your tertiary qualifications in accounting, combined with accounting and/or business analysis experience in a similar financial role. Utilising your ability to gain a strong understanding of our business by engaging with finance team members, you will work both independently and flexibly and possess a willingness to challenge the status quo in a constructive manner. You will relish the challenge of creating efficiencies, determining business needs and providing problem solving capabilities to assist in the achievement of business goals. Strong Excel skills, knowledge of TM1 and/or PeopleSoft would be desirable, as would any rail or transport industry exposure.

The Benefits

Our culture embraces diversity and flexible work options. Working for us will put you in a strategic position with your career, with opportunities for growth and development along with financial and non financial benefits, such as paid parental leave, opportunity to purchase additional annual leave, discounts on health insurance, travel and more.

We're looking for people who share our values of Safety, People & Teamwork, Customer and Performance, and live these values through open and honest communications, personal accountability and respect.

We embrace diversity in our workforce and encourage everyone to apply.

Closing Date

Applications close on 5 May 2017.

Next Steps

Are you ready to be part of our future?

To apply, please click on the 'Apply' button below and follow the prompts.

To find out more about careers with us, our benefits and the opportunities we offer, visit our careers page www.pacificnational.com.au/careers            

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Closing Date

Friday 05 May 2017
11 PM AEST

Job No.

498951

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