Financial Accounting & Reporting Lead Projects

 Coles Supermarkets  East Hawthorn 

Requisition ID: 39470 

Employment Type: Fixed Term 

Good things start here

This could be the very first step towards an exciting new career with us – a fresh beginning. At the Coles Group, these are moments we live for.

Starting good things is what drives our purpose: to sustainably feed all Australians so they can lead healthier, happier lives. With a team of 120,000 people and an iconic portfolio of Australia’s most trusted brands, we’re perfectly positioned to turn a promising start into a whole lot more.


About the role


If you're a Finance devotee who believes in creating value and playing a key strategy enabler role, then keep reading!  We're on the lookout for Financial Accounting Leads to come and join us at Coles Group.


Work in one of the largest and smartest finance functions among ASX-listed companies, with a positive culture, high quality leaders and the opportunity to make an impact on highly commercial, highly visible programs of work that inform and enable business strategy.


We care for our people with a focus on wellbeing, fairness and equity, and you’re trusted to work in a way that works best for you. Because we believe flexible work is a thing we do, not a place we go.



What you'll be doing


12 month full-time contract - you’ll lead or support various financial accounting and reporting projects across Financial Reporting & Governance team. Projects will sit across:

  • Financial accounting activities such as balance sheet reconciliation processes
  • Continuous improvement of financial accounting and reporting processes
  • Financial reporting activities including projects associated with GL maintenance and hierarchies
  • External reporting processes such as supporting coordination of annual and interim reporting processes
  • Financial accounting activities for Rebates



Good things you’ll need


  • Tertiary accounting qualification (Bachelor of Commerce or similar)
  • CA/CPA with post qualification experience
  • Significant experience in a financial control role or external audit role
  • Experience working with large corporates. Retail or listed companies would be preferred but not essential
  • Experience collaborating and coordinating with a broad range of stakeholders across a business #LI-FIN


Why Coles?
We’re committed to making this a great place to work, from day one. From flexible working arrangements to discounts across all our internal brands (including 5% off at Coles supermarkets!), there are plenty of reasons to love working here. Explore all this and more at our Coles Careers website.

Coles Group is an endorsed employer for all women. See our range of benefits and policies directly at WORK180: Coles Group – Work180 Endorsed Employer

For everyone who shares our passion
We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – so reach out to us at www.careers.colesgroup.com.au > Careers for everyone > Disability employment.

We’d love to meet you
If you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please take the next step and submit your application.