Commercial Accountant – International

About our CompanyWe are Lactalis AustraliaWe are owned by the Lactalis Group, the world’s largest producer of dairy goods.  With a range of more than 2,000 products, Lactalis is committed to playing a daily role in the health and well-being of consumers throughout the world, via the provision of nutritious dairy products - milk, cheese, yoghurt and other soft foods and beverages.At the heart of our business locally, we have over 2,700 passionate employees, working closely and constructively with some 500 Australian farmers to produce the finest dairy products in the country.Pillar brands such as Pauls, Oak, Ice Break, Tamar Valley Dairy, Vaalia, President and Galbani provide Lactalis Australia with a deep national footprint for growth and prosperity.We are a growing global company that takes great pride in who we are. We are humble, proud and resilient. Our brands, people and know how define who we are.  We provide a workplace that delivers the opportunity to drive your development, and believe that true success comes from us. Collaboration, flexibility and diversity are pillars of our environment. With knowledge and experience we encourage you to make a difference!About the OpportunityWe have an exciting finance role within the International business unit which has achieved strong growth in the last few years by exporting to over 30 countries. Based in Scoresby under a fixed term contract, and reporting to the Finance & Controlling Manager – International, the role of Commercial Accountant will manage Month End Accounting processes, partner the International Management team and provide decision support to drive growth and profitability.This role will be a crucial link between the International business unit and cross functional teams including Supply Chain, Industrial, Corporate Finance and will be actively involved in process improvements and cost saving initiatives.Key Responsibilities,Effective management of trade spend (promotions & discounts)Management of Month End Accounting processesManagement reporting & analysisFinancial modelling & commercial decision supportPreparation of budgetsKey Requirements,4+ years commercial experience in FMCG/manufacturing or similar industryTertiary qualification in Accounting/Finance or related fieldCPA/CA qualified or working towardsAdvanced ExcelExposure to ERP & reporting systems – SAP BI preferableData extraction, modelling & ability to apply across the entire P&LThe successful applicant will have a can do attitude, strong communication skills, able to prioritise tasks and meet tight deadlines. In addition, the candidate will be commercially minded, a team player, and able to work with a range of stakeholders.This is an exciting opportunity for someone to be part of a dynamic team and gain exposure to international markets.If you are interested in applying for this role please send your application to our Talent Acquisition Manager by selecting Apply Now. 95000 AUD Scoresby 3179

Commercial Accountant - International

  • Exposure to International markets
  • Great team environment & culture
  • 3 days a week, 8 month Fixed Term Contract (maternity leave cover)

About our Company

We are Lactalis Australia

We are owned by the Lactalis Group, the world’s largest producer of dairy goods.  With a range of more than 2,000 products, Lactalis is committed to playing a daily role in the health and well-being of consumers throughout the world, via the provision of nutritious dairy products - milk, cheese, yoghurt and other soft foods and beverages.

At the heart of our business locally, we have over 2,700 passionate employees, working closely and constructively with some 500 Australian farmers to produce the finest dairy products in the country.

Pillar brands such as Pauls, Oak, Ice Break, Tamar Valley Dairy, Vaalia, President and Galbani provide Lactalis Australia with a deep national footprint for growth and prosperity.

We are a growing global company that takes great pride in who we are. We are humble, proud and resilient. Our brands, people and know how define who we areWe provide a workplace that delivers the opportunity to drive your development, and believe that true success comes from us. Collaboration, flexibility and diversity are pillars of our environment. With knowledge and experience we encourage you to make a difference!

About the Opportunity

We have an exciting finance role within the International business unit which has achieved strong growth in the last few years by exporting to over 30 countries. Based in Scoresby under a fixed term contract, and reporting to the Finance & Controlling Manager – International, the role of Commercial Accountant will manage Month End Accounting processes, partner the International Management team and provide decision support to drive growth and profitability.

This role will be a crucial link between the International business unit and cross functional teams including Supply Chain, Industrial, Corporate Finance and will be actively involved in process improvements and cost saving initiatives.

Key Responsibilities,

  • Effective management of trade spend (promotions & discounts)
  • Management of Month End Accounting processes
  • Management reporting & analysis
  • Financial modelling & commercial decision support
  • Preparation of budgets

Key Requirements,

  • 4+ years commercial experience in FMCG/manufacturing or similar industry
  • Tertiary qualification in Accounting/Finance or related field
  • CPA/CA qualified or working towards
  • Advanced Excel
  • Exposure to ERP & reporting systems – SAP BI preferable
  • Data extraction, modelling & ability to apply across the entire P&L

The successful applicant will have a can do attitude, strong communication skills, able to prioritise tasks and meet tight deadlines. In addition, the candidate will be commercially minded, a team player, and able to work with a range of stakeholders.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to be part of a dynamic team and gain exposure to international markets.

If you are interested in applying for this role please send your application to our Talent Acquisition Manager by selecting Apply Now.

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