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Joining a team of more than 11,000 people working across more than 60 countries, you will be part of an agile network of talented and ambitious people. In fact, we count on you to engage, connect and collaborate with colleagues all over the world. Seize the opportunity to learn, create and develop your potential with us.

We are currently recruiting for a qualified Senior Financial Accountant to join our Australian finance team. 

This role has responsibility for key accounting and external reporting functions of the FLSmidth Group.  The position assists the Financial Controller in fulfilling company accounting requirements and monitoring business performance.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Hold relevant qualifications, with 5+ years’ accounting experience;
  • CA, CPA or equivalent designation;
  • At least 5 years experience in a large organisation, with exposure to foreign subsidiaries, consolidations and acquisition accounting.  Experience in the mineral processing industry highly regarded;
  • Demonstrated competence in providing financial reporting in accordance with Australian Accounting standards and Commonwealth government requirements;
  • Recent experience with the preparation of statutory accounts for a listed company;
  • Intermediate-Advanced Excel, Workday experience and AASB & US GAAP knowledge would be advantageous;
  • Ability to work in a team or individually on multiple concurrent projects;
  • Customer driven with the ability to build solid working relationships, an excellent communicator and a team player;
  • Willingness to learn and undergo job specific training (ex. software/project/sampling);
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver in a fast-paced, changing environment while maintaining high attention to detail;
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills in order to work with customers, contractors and other personnel on a daily basis;
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with strong numerical ability and attention to detail
  • Computer experience using standard MS Office suite of programs is required;
  • Experienced utilizing ERP database systems i.e. Epicor, Oracle, SAP or similar systems; and
  • Good organisation, multitasking and time management skills to manage high volume workload and flows to meet deadlines consistently and to a high standard of quality.

About Us

FLSmidth is an international engineering company with over 11,000 employees globally. We are the world’s leading supplier of plants, machinery, services and spare parts to the cement and minerals industries. To maintain our market-leading position, we invest massively in technological innovation, R&D and training of our employees worldwide.

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration package on offer
  • Flexible start & finish times available
  • Job security in a volatile market. Since 1882, FLSmidth have operated successfully within a global environment
  • Development and training within a respected global OEM company.
  • Opportunity to be recognised and rewarded via the FLSmidth United program allowing you to redeem points and purchase a wide range of products.
  • Access to salary packaging options to allow you to maximise your after tax income by reducing the tax payable on your wages.
  • Employee Assistance Program for employees and immediate family.
  • Purchased annual leave options
  • Involvement with community and charity initiatives
  • Annual flu vaccination

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing an environment of diversity that allows employees to express themselves freely. We work hard to support employees work life balance and provide regular training, development and career development opportunities to all staff.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. All candidates will be required to pass a Pre-Employment Medical & Drug and Alcohol test. FLSmidth requires all candidates to hold unrestricted Australian Working rights at the time of application. If you do not have full, unrestricted working rights, we are unable to accept your application for employment.

Applications from 3rd parties will not be accepted.