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 are.
We provide a safe 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 are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to join our Rowville team as the site controller. Reporting to the Site Manager, with a dotted line to the Financial Controller Liquids, you will be responsible for all accounting and reporting services for the Rowville site.
You will be actively involved with all departments across the site and play a integral role in delivering improvements to the cost and efficiency of our operation. You will provide financial analysis and advice to the Site Leadership Team to assist with their decision making.
You will also be responsible for, but not limited to:
- Completing Site Financial Results on a monthly basis – Financial & Management
- Assisting Site Management with analysis, insights and explanation of monthly results;
- Preparing weekly KPIs;
- Preparing budgets and forecasts;
- Acting as a co-pilot to the Site Manager to drive continuous improvement;
- Development of Site CAPEX and business case submissions;
- Providing support to the Costing team, including loss factors, BOMs and Routings;
- Complete ad hoc project work for the Site Manager.
To be successful in this role you must be willing to take ownership of your site, and be a key member of a high performing team driving continuous improvement. You must have good organisational and time management skills, be self-motivated, and have the ability to deal with ambiguity. You will need to be curious, adaptable, collaborative and be able to work autonomously with minimal instruction.
Experience working within a Manufacturing business as a Management Accountant and/or Site Accountant is preferred. Alternately you might be of an Engineering or LEAN Six Sigma background. Experience using a major ERP System such as SAP is preferred.
If you have the ambition, drive and competency to succeed in this role please submit your application, including current resume by selecting 'Apply' and following the prompts.
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