Management Accountant

Job title : Management Accountant
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Bec Close
Contact email :
Job reference : 1481929RC
The Company
Sharp and Carter are pleased to be partnering with a leading domestic manufacturing business with a large global client base. With solid long-term contracts in place and a market-leading position, it is well poised for continuing profitability and steady long-term growth.

The Role 
Reporting into the Head of Finance for Australia, the Management Accountant will be responsible for providing timely reporting and analysis of manufacturing operations to key stakeholders within the business to facilitate decision making. This shall include working with stakeholders to drive continuous improvement, operational and cost efficiencies.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • Detailed cost analysis and modelling across all manufacturing inputs: plant costs and utilisation rates, labour utilisation, fixed expense management by division versus budget and forecast.
  • Support project team on CAPEX and OPEX projects, validate financials including project costs and benefit tracking.
  • Support the Research & Development tax claim process by liaising with relevant internal stakeholders to record and report required information to facilitate a claim.
  • Support Nutritionals program: BOM changes, product costings, production costings, margin analysis and completion of activities to support adherence to customer contracts.
  • Drive the annual budget process for all manufacturing inputs and standard costs (labour, product costing and production costs) including provision of supporting analysis and reporting.
The Candidate
  • Fluent in spoken and written Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Prior experience with SAP
  • A minimum of 5 year’s general accounting experience is essential
  • FMCG or Manufacturing industry experience is required for this position
  • CA or CPA qualification (or near completion)
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interpret and present financial information to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Collaboration and influencing skills to effectively drive solution-oriented outcomes.
To Apply
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion please contact Bec Close via email: