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Senior Financial Accountant

Apply now Job no: 501737
Work type: Permanent Full-time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Finance

It's an exciting time at Kmart, we are currently Australia's most profitable retailer and we have some big plans in place that will ensure our business continues to grow and be hugely successful! We are currently transforming our stores with the aim of significantly improving the customer journey and, with another 50 new stores in the pipeline and expansion into new markets, there has never been a better time to join this iconic retailer!

At Kmart, we are where families come first for the lowest prices on everyday items and our purpose is to make everyday living brighter for all our customers, every time and everywhere they shop with us.

We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Senior Financial Accountant to take on a challenging role within our professional and fast paced Finance Team. This role will see you take accountability for the preparation and co-ordination of financial accounting processes to produce monthly, half yearly and yearly financial results. Your role will also focus on the review and analysis of financial statements to ensure the integrity of the general ledger.

With a focus on compliance you will ensure all accounting policies, procedures and relevant legislative requirements are adhered to. You will also be able to process and handle the most current accounting standards as required. In addition, your role will encompass identifying risks and opportunities for the business in a timely manner to enable mitigation and relevant action.

To meet the challenges of this role you will have; 

  • Either CA/CPA qualified or working towards qualifications
  • Previous experience in a retail or FMCG business would be highly desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and mentor a small team
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills with the ability to interpret numbers
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Ideally used SAP and TM1 previously

Working with different departments within the business is a requirement of this role so strong communication skills will be essential.

You will benefit from joining an amazing business and a dynamic team who are all committed to the success of Kmart and providing our customers with a great shopping experience. Our values – Think Customer, Take Care, Live Integrity, Grow Together and Reach Higher will resonate with you closely and you’ll enjoy being part of a growing, iconic Australian business that has a fantastic culture that is non-hierarchical, diverse and inclusive. Your work environment will be highly collaborative, fast-paced and progressive, with no two days the same!

You will be afforded autonomy and accountability in your role and have access to development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group, exceptional remuneration, an uncapped bonus scheme & access to Wesfarmers share plan and benefits program including a discount card for Kmart, Coles, Target and Officeworks. So if this sounds like the perfect role for you – apply now!

At Kmart we aim to ensure our teams reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.

Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.


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