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Supply Chain Finance Business Partner

Apply now Job no: 503676
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Finance

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

As Australia’s brightest retail star, we have experienced great success in recent times but for Kmart this is just the beginning of our exciting journey ahead! We have big plans in place to ensure we deliver our vision and significantly expand our business. With further stores opening across Australia and New Zealand, the growth of our online business and expansion into new markets, we are on a mission to improve the Kmart shopping experience for all our customers, who are is at the heart of everything we do. There has never been a more irresistible time to join Kmart!

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 completes necessary accounting calculations to meet our reporting obligations, provide guidance and support to a team of Financial Accountants and the wider business. Other key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Supervise a small team of 3-4 and develop their team to build for future success
  • Support the Finance Manager in managing the accounting obligations for the Kmart Division group of companies
  • Ensure financial reconciliations are prepared and reviewed in timely manner and all reports and data are prepared and delivered as agreed with external audit
  • Ensure all accounting policies, procedures and relevant legislative requirements are adhered to
  • Identify risks and opportunities for the business in timely manner to enable mitigation and/or action

To be successful in securing this role, you will ideally possess the following skills and experience;

  • Tertiary qualifications in commerce or business, with accounting/finance majors combined with ICAA/CPA qualifications (or near completion)
  • Experienced in the use of Financial Systems (i.e. SAP/TM1), including accounting and general ledger experience and completing ledger reconciliations
  • Senior corporate finance experience with a strong level of understanding of accounting principles and standards (ideally within a large, fast-paced organisation)
  • A proven ability to build relationships with stakeholders across all levels of an organisation
  • Self-motivated and proactive with an ability to drive improvements and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a high attention to detail
  • Possess a strong analytical and problem-solving mind-set with advanced experience in Excel (i.e. VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables etc)
  • Previously managed a small team of financial accountants

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 deeply 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, excellent remuneration, inclusion in employee bonus scheme & access to Wesfarmers share plan (both for eligible team members), free parking and benefits program including a discount card for Kmart, Coles, Target and Officeworks.

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.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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