Management Accountant

• Family friendly residential living in the South West of Western Australia
• Permanent staff role, 8 hours per day Monday to Friday
• Generous remuneration and benefits

Synergy is proud to be Western Australia’s leading energy generator and retailer. Our purpose is to lead Western Australians to their intelligent energy future. We deliver energy to more than one million residential and business customers, enhancing lives and contributing to the growth of our state.

An exciting opportunity has become available to join our Finance and Business Services Team based at our Muja Power Station (near Collie, WA) on a permanent basis. Your main priority will be to develop and maintain a comprehensive suite of financial reports to ensure financial performance is accurately reported, easily understood, and drives commercial outcomes.

About the role

  • Engage key stakeholders throughout the business, and more specifically for the allocated business unit, proactively support commercial decision making related to key strategic, financial and commercial opportunities and commercial practices.
  • Hands on delivery of comprehensive financial support to all functions (e.g. budgeting, forecasting, financial performance reporting, project support, and ad hoc financial analysis).
  • Lead the development of financial acumen of BU cost centre managers and contribute to the delivery of financial acumen training on a regular basis.
  • Identify systemic financial issues and manage initiatives to redesign and continually improve key financial standards, systems and processes to ensure alignment with Synergy’s accounting practices (e.g. DFA, etc).
  • Develop and maintain financial reporting processes and frameworks to ensure data integrity, consistency of presentation, and all reporting deadlines are met.
  • Demonstrate continuous improvement - Develop and implement initiatives to improve cost efficiency and productivity across the business, as well as to increase the accuracy and automation of financial reporting.

About you

Essential –

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business or a relevant discipline
  • 3 to 5 years demonstrated broad based experience performing complex accounting, management reporting or financial analysis functions within a commercial environment at a medium to large size organisation.
  • Strong communication, writing and interpersonal skills, complimented by highly developed influencing skills as well as demonstrated success in building and maintaining strong working relationships at all levels at a medium to large scale organisation.
  • Sound business acumen, expert level analytical skills and significant experience working with best practice financial reporting systems and standards.
  • Proven business / process improvement skills together with the ability to align detail orientated tasks with the "big picture" and communicates accordingly.
  • Ability to work proactively and autonomously to achieve reporting deadlines.

Desirable -

  • Post Graduate qualification in relevant discipline OR Accounting studies (CA / CPA etc)
  • Demonstrated experience of leadership, management, budgetary and work program planning, resource management, communication and quality assurance.
  • Experience in a complex trading environment together with demonstrated project management capability, including a record of successful implementation.
  • Experience using SAP, analysis for office and Business Objects.

What Synergy Offers

  • Competitive salary packages including a highly competitive base salary and lifestyle allowances
  • Discounted medical insurance cover for all employees and their immediate families as well as free flu vaccinations
  • Salary sacrifice & salary packaging options
  • Paid parental leave up to 12 weeks and up to 6 months superannuation contributions paid on return to work
  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • Job satisfaction, where you will be a valued member of the team with recognized contribution and incentive schemes
  • Learning and development opportunities to support your career aspirations
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing support for you and your family for personal and professional matters as well as preventive and supportive mental health initiatives
  • Relocation assistance.

Our Synergy core values are innovation, collaboration, accountability and trust which are fully integrated in our team culture and the way we do business.

Synergy is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an equitable and diverse workforce. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people of all diverse backgrounds to apply.

Applications close 12pm, 15/11/2019. Synergy reserves the right to commence the shortlisting process at its discretion.

Direct applicants only – we will not be accepting agency referred applications.

04/11/2019 $0 Bunbury & South West 1 Accounting
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