Corporate Accountant


Location: Perth

Job Type: Full time


Clough has an exciting opportunity for a Corporate Accountant to join the Finance Team in Perth to support the business in the management of group overheads reporting! The role offers a broad range of exposure including budgeting, forecasting and management reporting and will directly engage with senior management.

Who we are

We are a pioneering project delivery company. We harness our people’s innovative thinking through engineering and construction solutions that deliver a sustainable future today.

We deliver high performing assets for the energy, resources and infrastructure industries underpinned by a dedication to innovation, sustainability and getting the job done safely and efficiently.

Our diverse workforce of over 1,000 people across Australia and Asia Pacific is committed to providing exceptional solutions that benefit our business, clients, and communities. Together with our parent company, Webuild, we are delivering some of Australia’s largest projects.

Who you are

Courageous. Innovative. Passionate. Creative. These are just a few words that describe you.

Your focus will include:

  • Ensure cost allocation across assigned overhead functions is accurate, including monitoring cost requisitions.

  • Prepare and analyse overhead and recharges across the Clough group.

  • Assist the wider Corporate Finance team with consolidated monthly management reporting, quarterly forecast and annual budget submissions.

  • Own the corporate capital expenditure end to end process, including monitoring requisitions, monthly fixed asset reconciliations, preparation of quarterly forecast and budget submissions.

  • Analyse internal cost allocations across the Clough group, with specific focus on labour rates and other internally billed costs including insurances.

  • Prepare monthly accounts and required balance sheet reconciliations for assigned entities and completion of review queries.

  • Provide internal financial support to Functional Managers to drive cost-conscious culture.

  • Work with the wider business on continued improvement of reporting tools and recovery models.

  • Assist with the consolidation of short-term cash flow requirements.

  • Adhoc tasks as required including liaising with auditors.

What you will bring to the team:

  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Accounting

  • CA/CPA qualified

  • A working knowledge of Accounting Standards

  • Previous Oracle, or similar ERP, experience is desirable

  • Experience with data-handling and manipulation

  • (Microsoft Office) strong Excel skills

  • Ability to see ‘big picture’ of organisation

  • Ability to embrace and foster innovation and creativity

We are looking for a customer and outcome focused individual with strong accountability and team orientation. The ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining a commitment to quality and attention to detail is imperative to this role, as are strong communication, analytical skills and a desire to continually improve business processes.

Clough’s people enjoy:

  • A competitive remuneration package

  • Flexible and remote work options to manage work and lifestyle commitments

  • Exposure to a range of iconic projects and industries  

  • Ongoing training for career progression

  • Industry leading paid parental leave program from the day you join

  • Excellent end of trip facilities and free gym onsite  

  • Mental health and wellbeing programs 

  • Employee assistance program for employees and their families

  • Special offers on private health insurance, salary packaging, banking, travel, groceries and more

  • Salary continuance insurance (criteria applies)

  • A supportive team culture and environment

We’re building a diverse workforce

At Clough, we are committed to building a workforce that reflects the communities in which we work and live, fostering an inclusive environment that accepts every person, embraces their strengths and differences, and provides opportunities for all to achieve their full potential.

We are a certified Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by WGEA, a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for All Women, a signatory of the Veterans’ Employment Commitment, a partner of Pride in Diversity as LGBTQIA+ allies, and an active member of CEOs for Gender Equity and Champions for Change Coalition.

Apply now to join us!

Once we receive your application, it will be reviewed for shortlisting. Should your application be shortlisted we will contact you.

Please note: Clough reserves the right to commence the shortlisting process for this role immediately and the right to remove the advertisement before the closing date. Agency submissions will not be considered for this position.


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