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Management Accountant

Metro Trains Melbourne

Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


Metro moves you around Melbourne.

As the city’s metropolitan rail service, Metro operates 226 six carriage trains across 998 kilometres of track, transporting 450,000 customers each day. We aim to encourage the Melbourne community’s vibrant and ever evolving lifestyles, by providing a seamless transport solution to keep individuals connected.

With 15 lines, 222 stations and services seven days a week, Metro can take you wherever you’re headed across the city, whenever you want to go.

  • Outstanding opportunity for Management Accountant to join our Finance team
  • Full time and ongoing role, based at Collins Street Melbourne
  • Attractive salary and benefits

Position Purpose Statement

We have a great opportunity for a Management Accountant (Projects) to join our Finance team. Reporting to the Financial Reporting Team Leader, this role will partner with the business to provide financial support, enhanced decision making and maximise outcomes on business issues. Also, the Management Accountant (Projects) will have the scope to implement and improve the company’s financial policies, procedures and processes and ensure compliance with the Franchise commitments. This role will be part of a high performing and collaborative team that values unique and diverse thinking and promotes career development to help you achieve your aspirations.

About the Role

As the Management Accountant (Projects), you will:

  • Process accruals/journals and finalise month-end and year-end accounts; and conduct ad-hoc analysis of spend
  • Provide financial management of external/agency works including reporting on monthly profitability and financial performance
  • Ensure audit queries are responded to in a timely manner, including compliance audits by Public Transport Victoria
  • Be responsible for the preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Implement and improve the company's financial policies, procedures and processes as required

What's in it for You?

  • Metro supports work/life balance and understands that there is more to life than work. We provide opportunities to work from home as agreed with your line manager aligned with achieving required business outcomes and MTM Flexible Work policy
  • All Metro employees receive a free Myki Pass that allows free Public Transport in Victoria
  • Have a significant impact on improving current processes and initiatives
  • Work with a supportive, down to earth team of individuals from varying backgrounds and experiences
  • Access to a wide range of Corporate discounts

    About Us

Our aim is to promote work/life balance, allow members to bring their unique selves to work and be truly focused on a common goal which is to provide a world-class railway service. Furthermore, you will work in a highly supportive team environment that empowers you to make decisions, values your ideas and contributions, and encourages career development.

At Metro we believe that inclusion is the achievement of a work environment, in which all individuals are treated fairly and respectfully, have equal access to opportunities and resources, and can contribute fully to our success. We place a significant focus on increasing women in our workforce and have made substantial efforts to increase the number of women in train driving, engineering and senior leadership roles. We also have our commitment to social inclusion employment for people from under-represented groups and those facing barriers to employment.

About You
To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A relevant qualification in Business, Commerce or Accounting (essential)
  • A CPA/CA qualification or working towards
  • Demonstrated experience in financial management, financial reporting systems, management information systems and the collation of financial information
  • An ability to analyse data and write and present reports, undertake and complete complex tasks with a high level of attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate to staff at all levels (verbal & written)
  • Similar experience in working in a complex organisation and managing competing demands
  • Proven stakeholder management skills

    This is a fantastic opportunity to take the next step in your career by making a tangible impact that matters. If what you’ve read resonates with your values, experience and career aspiration then we want to hear from you!

    Applications close 11.59pm, Tuesday 29 March 2023