Principal Reporting | Melbourne

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Region

Australia

Location

Victoria

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Finance/Accounting

Date published

24 March 2020

Date closing

07 April 2020 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.

With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

Group Reporting and Governance’s objective is to ensure BHP produces relevant and reliable Group level management and statutory reporting in a robust, compliant and timely manner under a common set of principles.

Reporting into the Manager Group Reporting, we are currently seeking a Principal Reporting with a focus on completing internal and external reporting in a timely, consistent and accurate manner, including identifying and implementing process improvements. The areas the Principal Reporting will work across are complex, high profile (including half yearly Results Announcement and Annual Report) and require a thorough understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as well as Australian, United Kingdom and US legislation.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Coordinate half year and year end reporting timetables.
  • Lead the preparation, review and delivery of Group statutory reporting deliverables including the half year and year-end Results Announcements, Financial Statements and accompanying Notes and 20F reporting requirements (US reporting requirements).
  • Key liaison contact with external audit to clear audit related queries during the half year and year end processes.
  • Key liaison contact with external legal advisors to clear outstanding issues during the half year and year end reporting releases.
  • Support Investor Relations in the review reports and presentations.
  • Assist in the preparation and review of training materials and other documentation to support Reporting teams around the world in meeting Groups requirements.
  • Ensure key controls are operating effectively over the statutory and management reporting processes.
  • Assist in the preparation and review of the monthly Group consolidated results including the review of Group wide monthly submissions, high-level variance analysis and the preparation of insightful commentary.
  • Assist in the preparation of the Finance and Performance Report for the Executive Leadership Team.
  • Ad-hoc requests from Regulators, Group Financial Controller, CFO and other senior management.

About You

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

To be successful in this role we are looking for someone with significant financial reporting related experience in a large international corporate environment. A thorough understanding of IFRS as well as Australian, United Kingdom and US legislation compliance requirements is recommended.

You will have strong interpersonal, communication and written skills, be able to work independently and be proactive in a complex environment with strict timelines. You will have strong influencing and stakeholder management skills, excellent data analysis and problem solving skills and a high attention to detail. Bachelor of Commerce, Management, Finance or Accounting degree. Must be CPA/CA qualified.

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  

ImportantThe safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority.Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic, your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.  These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage.
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