Capital & Financial Accountant

Job Description

Title: Capital & Financial Accountant

Company Name: AGL Energy

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter

Employment Status: Contract/Temp

There's never been a better time to be at AGL

At AGL, we believe progress is powered by our people.

If you're set on making real change for tomorrow, we have the scale, resources and ambition to get it started today.

Now's an extraordinary time to work with us. We're taking the lead on renewables and expanding our products to make them more sustainable, affordable and useful for all Australians.

That's what we call progress. To achieve it, we're bringing together people with unique stories, perspectives, backgrounds and talent - and we need yours too!

About the Role

  • Fixed term role
  • Analytical extraordinaire
  • Great team

About the Role

We have a great opportunity for a Capital and Financial Accountant to join our Macquarie Finance Team.

Reporting to the Finance Manager Capital and Projects you will be providing business partnering, management and financial accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting functions. You will also work closely with our site-based stakeholder analysing financial and operational information, providing advice and a range of related accounting services to assist Management to make informed decisions in relation to the operation of the business.

What you'll be doing:

  • Month-end accounting and reporting processes
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets, five-year plans and monthly forecasts
  • Monitor actual capital/maintenance expenditure and analyse, investigate and report on variances, initiating corrective action where necessary
  • Update and manage key operational drivers including reconciliation
  • GST reporting and Cashflow analysis
  • Assist in delivery of operational and improvement projects
  • AGLM and Group Operations Reporting Functions are complete per timetable
  • Provide advice on the correct accounting treatment for expenses, capital expenditure and revenue
  • Prepare operational reports/dashboard for Senior Management and Team Leaders
  • Evaluate reporting tools and information requirements in particular works management

What you'll bring to the table:

  • Tertiary qualification in Accounting, Finance, or related business discipline
  • CA/CPA qualifications
  • Relevant practical experience in an accounting level role in similar or related businesses
  • Applied skills in MS Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Advanced knowledge and application of an integrated IT financial system, such as SAP
  • Demonstrated superior analytical and conceptual skills
  • Proven experience in handling multiple responsibilities and meeting strict deadlines
  • Professional presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Motivated, self-starter with flexible and collaborative work style

How to Apply

We'd love to see your application, submitted by this date: 26th February 2021

Reach out to us if you have any questions via: Erin Babekuhl, [email protected]

At AGL all employees are encouraged to be themselves and to bring their whole selves to work every day. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, people living with disability, culturally and linguistically diverse people and people of the LGBTQ+ community, including transgender, gender diverse, and intersex people. AGL has a commitment to maintain a diverse workforce, so welcomes the opportunity for applicants to share their lived experiences but recognises that some applicants may not wish to disclose, so that option is supported.

Please note - unsolicited resumes from agencies will not be accepted by AGL.

About Us

Proudly Australian for more than 180 years, AGL operates a diverse generation portfolio supplying energy to 4.2 million customer accounts. We have a passionate belief in progress and a relentless determination to make things better for our communities, customers, employees, the Australian economy and our planet.

Our goal is to make energy simple, fair and transparent and we're continuing to innovate to enhance the lives of Australians now and into the future. It's an extraordinary time for the energy sector and we need extraordinary people to meet the challenges. We're bringing together people with unique stories, perspectives, and talent - and we need yours too. Let us empower you to make a positive difference and together we'll bring progress to life.

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