Accountant - Reporting, Forecasting and Analytics


Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Contract/temp


Working at Transurban is different; it's a place where you can see the benefits of your work play out in real life, every day. We create city-sized solutions-building and operating safer, smarter, and more sustainable roads-to solve pressing transport challenges that are slowing cities down.

About the role

This is a 12 month fixed-term role.

We're seeking an Accountant who will have a true insight across the business and drive key outcomes by assisting with a range of accounting tasks across the group - such as preparation of standard reports and analysis, free cash, statutory financial statements and management reports.

You'll join an innovative team, who are constantly working on ensuring the safety, optimisation, and availability of our assets for customers.

As our Accountant, you'll contribute to lasting and positive changes that shape the future of our cities and communities. It's meaningful, challenging and exciting work.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Assist in the preparation of Group and subsidiary entities' financial statements, including playing a supporting role in the preparation of the Group's financial results
  • Prepare half year and year end deliverables, including statutory reporting inputs that are included in the Investor Presentation and board/ committee papers etc
  • Develop a greater level of technical accounting knowledge across the broader Transurban Accounting Group
  • Provide support during the audit process, providing key information to resolve any queries
  • Be involved in ad-hoc project work that impact the wider team in areas such as system integration.

This role will suit someone with a curious mind and transferrable skills and experiences, including:

  • Relevant accounting experience and could be making your first move from Chartered (Big4 or Mid-tier, audit), or making a move from industry. Either way, you would have ideally had experience within a complex and corporate environment
  • Degree qualified in Business, Commerce or Finance, you'll also have (or close to completing) your professional accounting accreditation (such as CA or CPA)
  • Analytical along with strong financial reporting knowledge and skills aid your ability to identify and analyze key business drivers
  • Comfortable with change, you are open minded and able to adapt to new situations with ease.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills will assist you in engaging and creating strong working relationships across the business

If you meet some of these requirements, but not all, we encourage you to submit your application.

With a career at Transurban, you'll enjoy a range of benefits, including:

  • A range of flexible working and leave options, including the option to purchase an additional six weeks of leave each year
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave (regardless of gender or carer status), with no waiting period, with Superannuation paid during unpaid leave as well
  • Learning and development opportunities to support your career interests
  • Health and wellbeing support-access to Headspace and our EAP program, wellness facilities, and more
  • Share offers and insurance benefits
  • Social activities, community give-back programs and paid volunteer days

We offer a range of flexible working and leave options, so you can balance your work and life commitments and interests. Have a conversation with us about how this could work for you.

We embrace diversity with a foundation of safety, wellbeing and inclusion; where everyone belongs. We treat everyone with fairness, consideration and respect, regardless of gender, gender identity, marital or family status, sexual orientation, age, ethnicity, religious beliefs, cultural or socio-economic background, perspective, and experience - whether they work for us or not. We want to ensure everyone feels comfortable and safe to express ideas, questions and concerns.

We strongly encourage applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experiences, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people living with disability. If you require any adjustments or support during the recruitment process, please contact us on .

Ready to help us keep cities moving? Apply today.

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