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Permanent Full-time
Aus - Brisbane
Accounting / Tax / Treasury, Mining Maintenance
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Our people are central to our success.

With a global business, we offer diverse and rewarding careers. We are committed to Thiess being a company and a culture where great people can excel and where they are developed and supported to reach their highest potential.

Join our team of industry leaders – because with us, your skills, knowledge and experience will make a difference to the benefit of our clients, communities and project partners.

About us

With a history since 1934, Thiess is the world’s largest mining services provider. We offer the widest range of in-house surface and underground mining capabilities in leading commodities across Australia, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Indonesia and Mongolia. Every day, we optimise the mining lifecycle to create lasting value.

About the role

Location: Initially based at Thiess Australia Head Office, South Bank prior to commencing on site in the Bowen Basin.

Our next Site Accountant will report to the Finance and Administration Manager and will work collaboratively towards delivering high-quality solutions and results. 

Some of your duties will include: 

  • Review cost transactions and allocate according to approved budgets 
  • Provide professional advice and support to the Project regarding financial accountability and controls 
  • Ensure financial performance targets are achieved for the Project 
  • Perform internal and external audits to ensure quality assurance on site 
  • Support monthly cost review meetings with all project functional managers 
  • Oversee on-site procurement and utilisation of group strategic sourcing agreements 
  • Assist with preparing accurate budgets and forecasts on a monthly basis. Undertake variance analysis back to original tender and annual budgets to understand variances 

About you

  • Experience within a similar position within the mining industry 
  • Tertiary Qualification in Accounting or equivalent  
  • Certified Practicing Accountant or Chartered Accountant 
  • Proficient in MS Office, particularly Excel and financial enterprise resource planning packages 
  • Contract management experience including Head and Subcontract management 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant Australian accounting standards and international financial reporting standards 
  • Knowledge of Australian taxation legislation, particularly in relation to GST, FBT, income and payroll tax.

Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce

We recognise the value of an inclusive and diverse workplace through our vision: everyone matters always.

Through this vision, we will build a community where respect, value and thoughtfulness toward each person will underpin their ability to bring their full self to work because here they will be empowered, safe and included.

How to apply

This role is an opportunity to make the next step in your career. With our culture of recognition, development, and a stimulating and satisfying work environment there is no better time to join Thiess.

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