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Management Accountant
  • 12 month Maternity Leave Contract
  • Competitive Remuneration
  • City Fringe location with Car Parking
  • Excellent Working Conditions

About Us:

Genesee & Wyoming Australia (GWA), one of the largest corporates based in South Australia and is a leading provider in the high growth rail transport sector.  With revenue in excess of $400 million and assets exceeding $2 billion, the company is highly regarded for its safety focus, operating expertise and financial strength in the provision of above and below rail services.  We invite you to go to our website to learn more about our expanding organisation.


About the Role:

Reporting to the Commercial Finance Manager, in this hands-on, end to end role you will provide management accounting expertise to operations including analysis of operational data, reporting, budgeting and forecasting, development and reporting of KPIs.


Responsibilities of the role include;

  • The accurate and timely completion of month end including preparation of accruals and journals and various management reports.
  • The effective analysis of expenditure to highlight adverse budget variances and provide explanation to management.
  • Liaise with Operations regarding any operational variances.
  • Assist in the preparation of consolidated budgets.
  • Assist in the preparation of consolidated forecasts
  • Write ad hoc financial and non-financial reports.
  • Provide support to other members of the FP&A function as required.

About You:

You will need to be degree qualified and have experience in a similar role. What will set you apart from the other applicants is your teamwork, high degree of organisation, ability to multitask and a commitment to meeting critical deadlines.


Essential Selection Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in accounting or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a management accountant position within a commercial organisation.
  • Demonstrable advanced analytical ability
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel.

Desirable Selection Criteria:

  • Exposure to financial information systems;
    • Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains 10
    • Adaptive Planning
  • Knowledge and ability to understand programming language.

The Process:

As part of GWA’s recruitment and selection process, short listed applicants will be required to undertake recruitment testing and successfully pass a pre-employment health assessment.


To apply, submit your resume and cover letter as a single Word document

via the “Apply” button by close of business 19 February 2018.


Genesee & Wyoming Australia Pty Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a zero tolerance to drugs and alcohol in the workplace.

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