Accounting Services Team Lead

Melbourne, VICTORIA, Australia
Jun 21, 2022
Jun 29, 2022
Full Time
Discover what's possible with us

Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, we aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

We recognise that our different backgrounds and perspectives help us find better ways to: solve problems; attract and retain the best people; explore, develop and produce more gold safely and profitably; and help make Newcrest a better place to work.

Operations near and far

We're proud to be one of the largest gold producers listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. From our Head Office in Melbourne, we work closely with our operations both local and global to safely operate and grow.

Based on St Kilda Road, our Melbourne Head Office is easily accessible by public transport or car, with discounted parking available, and located across the road from the Albert Park Lake. Experience a lunch break around the lake or have access to our on-site gym facilities, with local eateries only a short walk from the office.

It's an exciting time to be a part of Newcrest.

Who we're looking for

Reporting to our Principal - Shared Services Operations, the Accounting Services Team Lead will be responsible for the service delivery for all transactional support services (Accounting to Report, Accounts Receivable and Vendor Management) at Newcrest with an Onshore Financial Accountant and Outsourced team members in the areas of responsibility. It will see you supporting global site operations, corporate and exploration entities with a direct interaction with the Company's financial auditors. You will also be responsible for:
  • General Accounting
  • Month End Reporting
  • Fixed Asset processing
  • Group Management and Statutory reporting support
  • Master Data maintenance
  • Accounts Receivable-debt collection, invoicing, debtor reconciliations
  • Corporate Credit Card and Expense management
  • Interaction with IT support Teams

Our ideal candidate will have a degree qualification in Accounting or Finance and professional qualification, either post-completion or currently pursuing. You'll have significant exposure to large/diverse organisations. A Mining or Resources background would be advantageous. You will be our process improvement/automation champion by ensuring we are leveraging our current systems and processes to be as efficient as possible so that we can deliver required outcomes. This role requires excellent communication and strong stakeholder engagement skills.

Additionally, you will also have:
  • Demonstrated accounting process knowledge, particularly General Accounting, Month end, Fixed Assets and Reporting
  • Working knowledge of SAP and associate processes preferred
  • Previous experience in dealing with an offshore Service Delivery Provider and/or a Shared Services function
  • Experience supervising, training, coaching and mentoring of outsource provider
  • Highly tuned problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong investigative and financial analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Project Management skills
  • Strong commercial sense
  • Good knowledge of Excel

Our commitment to you

Newcrest is committed to building a diverse workforce. Our strategic focus is on gender diversity and diversity to reflect the communities in which we operate. Creating an inclusive culture will enable us to leverage the richness of cultures across our workforce and the capability of our diverse employees to get better business outcomes.

Technology and continuous improvement to our techniques and methodology drive our high-performance culture. Our efficiencies and expertise reduce operating costs and increase production reliability across our portfolio, supporting the financial strength, technical expertise, growth, and competitive returns of our business.