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Job no: 617229
Work type: Fixed Term, Full time
Location:Hawthorn East, VIC
Categories:Store Support Centre Recruitment, Finance / Accounting

  • Build relationships across the business – great exposure for career progression
  • Influence change & be valued. Contribute to continuing success
  • Pivotal role in delivering results

The Role

We are currently looking for a Financial Accounting Manager (12 month contract) and Financial Reporting Manager to join a great team that has the customer at the heart of every decision we make!

You will be responsible for ensuring the integrity and accuracy of accounting and reporting for the Coles Division. This is a great opportunity if you enjoy a ‘high profile role’, providing quality financial reporting to Coles Senior Management and the Wesfarmers Group.

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • CA/CPA qualification
  • Previous experience with a Big 4 accounting firm
  • Experience with large, complex organisations
  • Strong relationship building and stakeholder management skills
  • Proven ability in managing a high performing team
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong technical accounting skills and the ability to apply these pragmatically
  • Experience with profit/loss, balance sheet and cash flow reporting
  • Ability to simplify the complex
  • Proficient system skills – Excel, SAP, TM1, PowerPoint

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing all accounting and reporting aspects of monthly business results, including half year and year end reporting periods.
  • Subject matter expert for technical accounting and the application of accounting policies within the business
  • Delivering timely, accurate and insightful analysis and reporting of actual performance both internally and to Wesfarmers Group
  • Delivery of documented outcomes for key business projects as they arise, including process and system improvements.
  • Ensuring the continued development of the Financial Accounting and Reporting team


Coles is a fast-paced, constantly changing business that focuses your talents and challenges you to perform at your best. As a team, we’re bold with ideas and operate with pace and passion, always looking for better ways to transform retail and delight customers.


Not only will you receive a competitive salary, you’ll also have access to these great benefits:

  • Cheaper groceries and other products. You’ll get a 5% discount when shopping at Coles, Kmart, Officeworks and Target
  • Learn new skills and develop your existing capabilities. We provide excellent ongoing training and development
  • Take your experience to the next level. We always have new opportunities to help you build a great career
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave for primary care givers and 1 week of paid leave for secondary care givers
  • No need to pay for car parking. You can park your car in our multi-level car park, which is exclusive to our team

About Us

With over 100,000 team members, over 2,400 retail outlets and the huge corporate support infrastructure behind these, Coles is one of the most significant businesses in Australia. This scope and its positive approach to lateral moves means employees have an amazing environment to apply and develop talents, opportunities to achieve significant goals personally and professionally, and to build and pursue an interesting career.

The pace of our business has made it a gathering place for passionate and talented people. In this environment, team members draw the motivation, focus, determination and personal growth required to achieve more, faster.

How to apply

If you have the drive to achieve your best every day, then our team is waiting to transform your talents.
Click“Apply”to complete an application form and upload your current resume.

Please Note

We prefer to deal with you directly and have not engaged an agency for this role, so if you’re interested, please apply.

At Coles, we aim to ensure our team represents the community we serve, embracing the richness of Australia's diverse population.

This role is eligible for the Team Member Referral Program



Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:AUS Eastern Standard Time

Date Posted
Manufacturing & Industrial
Hawthorn East, VIC
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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