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Group Accountant (Maternity Leave Cover)

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Date: Mar 13, 2019

Location: Perth, WA, AU

Company: TransAlta




TransAlta Energy (Australia) Pty Ltd, is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Canadian based TransAlta Corporation, providing electricity to the South West Interconnected System and to large customers located in the Goldfields and Pilbara regions of Western Australia.  We are currently recruiting for a Group Accountant on a twelve month maternity cover contract basis, to join our dynamic finance team in its Australian Corporate head office located in Perth.


- Twelve month full time contract

- CBD Location


Located in the Perth CBD, reporting to the Manager, Finance key responsibilities include;

- Provide consolidated monthly and quarterly consolidated financial reporting to Corporate

- Prepare local statutory reporting requirements (consolidated GPFR)

- Ensure compliance with IFRS and SOX controls

- Prepare quarterly tax effect and annual income tax return for the Australian Group

- Provide technical accounting support to the business associated with contract reviews, new accounting pronouncements and business developments projects

- Assist with corporate governance and secretarial matters


The successful candidate will be CA / CPA qualified, with a minimum of ten years relevant experience, an eye for detail, highly organized and have excellent communication skills.  You will also be a proficient excel user and previous SAP experience would be well regarded.


Successful candidates must be eligibile to work in Australia, willing to provide a valid Police Clearance (within six months) and undertake a Pre-Employment Medical.

Only candidates who most closely fit our needs will be contacted for interviews.


Your interest will be treated in the strictest of confidence.