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Title:  Senior Financial Accountant


Docklands, Victoria, Australia

  • Join the ag retailer of the future
  • Key accounting role within our high performing finance team
  • Docklands, VIC location


For over 150 years, our business has been an integral part of the Australian agricultural industry and we have been committed to providing quality local advice, knowledge and expertise to growers. Nutrien Ag Solutions is one of the largest agribusinesses operating in Australia with a national network of more than 700 locations.


Employing the best and brightest minds, our business is supported by an extensive network of corporate branches, franchises, members and agents. Our team are experts in a range of different farming areas, including precision farming services, marketing livestock and wool, agricultural services, water solutions, finance, insurance, merchandise and real estate.


We are currently offering a rewarding opportunity for an astute Senior Financial Accountant to join our team based in Docklands, Melbourne.



About the Opportunity:


Reporting to the Financial Accounting Manager, this role will be responsible for preparing, reviewing & supporting the delivery of key elements of the group consolidation, statutory reporting & Nutrien reporting. This role will ensure the integrity of the general ledger & external financial reporting.  This role will also help support the Financial Accounting Manager in coaching and mentoring the Financial Accountants and Assistant Accountant’s within the Financial Accounting team in developing their technical accounting and reporting skills.


Key Responsibilities include:


  • Assist with the coordination of year-end external audit processes, including liaising with external auditors.
  • Responsible for the preparation & review of monthly, quarterly & annual Nutrien close schedules and associated reports.
  • Assist with monthly cross system data loads (SAP/Peoplesoft) & reviews.
  • Accounting for profit and loss & balance sheet accounts including preparation of monthly journals/general ledger reconciliations (including some review).
  • Management/Review of equity accounting for associates & joint ventures.
  • Preparation of various investment trial balance take ups.
  • Provide accurate & timely monthly analysis/commentaries of results.
  • Analyse business requirements to recommend and/or develop procedures/processes to solve & implement management/financial accounting requirements.
  • Project work as required & other tasks as directed by Manager.


About You:


The successful applicant will have proven experience working in a large finance/accounting function within a complex organisation. They will also bring with them proven knowledge of accounting standards, both technical and practical implementation.


In addition, the ideal person will bring.


  • Degree in Accounting/Commerce
  • Completed professional accounting qualification (CA/CPA)
  • Highly developed communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Highly developed analytical skills
  • Strong organisational skills to manage conflicting and changing priorities
  • Proficient with MS Excel and large ERP systems



At Nutrien Ag Solutions we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that our diverse workforce is a key strength of our business and we aim to attract the best talent to achieve our strategic goal of being the leading Australian Agribusiness and Employer of Choice in our sector. Our leaders create inclusive teams and value the individual contributions of our employees. We champion Australian agriculture and lead the way in innovation and investment in the future of farming.


We value safety and integrity.




If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation offering the opportunity to gain exposure to Australia’s key growth industry, click on the APPLY button. To find out more about Nutrien Ag Solutions go to nutrienagsolutions.com.au or follow us on LinkedIn.


Vaccination is required for all new hires joining Nutrien Ag Solutions. All new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless you have a medical exemption. Nutrien Ag Solutions commits to providing a safe workplace for our employees and customers.


During the recruitment process, you will be required to provide proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of your application for employment with Nutrien Ag Solutions. 

Job Req Id:  1401

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