Together We Explore – Manufacturing Cost Accountant

It’s not every day you find a place that gives you the opportunity to build a career as individual as you. At ITW, anything is possible. We’re looking for self-starters - driven people who are curious about the world and always looking for ways to add value and make continuous improvements. Our success comes from our culture of collaboration, so if you’ve got the ideas, we’ve got the team who will support you every step of the way.

ITW is a Fortune 200 company operating in nearly every corner of the globe. Whilst you might not be familiar with ITW, this role works with some of the premium brands in the hardware and construction products industry, such as Paslode, Pryda and Ramset.

ITW has a unique culture- we think like entrepreneurs and focus on achieving big goals in the simplest way possible. This is embedded into our business model and the ways we work- it’s all part of the DNA that has led to over 100 years of success globally.

The Manufacturing Cost Accountant is a development role within the manufacturing Finance function to partner with manufacturing sites and the wider finance team to provide accurate & timely financial reports and identify drivers of value and opportunities for improvements / cost reduction.

Location – Melbourne OR Sydney

The Impact You’ll Make;

  • Prepare accurate information/reports/insights to operations and finance teams within reporting deadlines
    • o Key analysis of operational performance
  • o Complete weekly/monthly manufacturing reporting
  • o Complete month end assigned tasks – journals and balance sheet
  • Participate in annual costing (stock revaluation) process ensuring integrity of the costing system within the ERP
  • Adhoc standard cost updates
  • Assist with capex pre and post capex financial reviews and analysis
  • Co-ordinate stocktakes with operations teams ensuring accuracy and completeness of counts in accordance with policy
  • Identify process improvement(s) in own area of responsibility and the wider Finance and Manufacturing Teams

About you:

You might have a few years cost/management accounting experience with a strong desire to partner with the business or you might be an analyst looking to gain a deep understanding of our business before accelerating your growth. We are looking for someone ambitious with data driven curiosity.

You are able to prioritise and focus, make tough calls and drive simplicity. With excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong in Excel, you are CA or CPA qualified or working towards.

Additional Information:

Illinois Tool Works is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or on the basis of disability. We’re open to discussing flexible work options for this role- tell us how this might look for you.

If you’re ready to roll your sleeves up and work with a team making an impact on the world, build your career at ITW.