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Accounting Team Leader

Who are we?

The Toll Group is the Asian region's leading provider of integrated logistics services, generating annual revenue of AU$8.3 billion and employing over 40,000 people across an extensive network of 1,200 sites throughout more than 50 countries across the world. We’re committed to providing a safe, diverse, satisfying and fulfilling workplace for all of our people. We value integrity, trust, teamwork and being open and transparent.

The opportunity?

As part of the Toll Group’s new growth strategy, one of Toll’s key Business Units are seeking an Accounting Team Leader to join their finance team and lead a team of 5 to 8 Financial Accountants. This role will ensure in-scope general accounting activities are delivered in line with the approved Toll Group policies, standards and processes.

Reporting to the Head of General Accounting, your key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Delivery of day-to-day general accounting support to the business

  • Ensuring compliance to Toll accounting policies, Australian Accounting Standards and the relevant International Financial Reporting Standards

  • Ensuring process compliance for month end accounting and journals, intercompany accounts and charges, statutory and regulatory reporting (e.g. ABS), annual insurance questionnaires, income tax and FBT returns

  • Ensuring KPI and financial summary deadlines are met

  • Identification of cost control and expense reduction opportunities

  • Active involvement in financial reporting matters and improvements

  • Ensuring integrity of financial results is maintained at all times

  • Assessment of team strengths and development requirements and training to support these requirements

The ideal candidate?

As the successful candidate you will be tertiary qualified with a solid financial accounting track record and strong knowledge and understanding of accounting standards and principals. You will have previous supervisory experience in a similar position. You will have strong analytical and problem solving skills with demonstrated experience in implementing process improvement initiatives. Experience working within a shared services function would be advantageous.

In return, you will be rewarded with an inclusive and dynamic team environment, a passionate company culture and the opportunity to be an integral part of Toll’s new direction.

Date Posted
Port Melbourne, VIC 3207
Job Type
Full Time, Temporary/Contract
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