Financial Analyst

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Finance
  • Business Group:Laminex AU
  • Location:Ballarat
  • Job Reference:LAM/29586
  • Closing Date:05 Dec 2022


Our Australian Made Story

You know you’ve found the right place when you feel like you belong. Where you mix with people with shared values and drive. Whose energy sparks your own, and where you feel like you’re part of something great. 

That’s what you’ll find at Laminex. We’ve been Australia’s leading manufacturer of decorative surfaces for over 85 years. From humble beginnings in a tin shed in Melbourne, we now service all of Australia with manufacturing, distribution and sales hubs around the country – and we’re continuing to grow.

But who are we? We’re a team of high performers. We believe in camaraderie and creativity. In continuous learning, and embracing change. In balancing work with wellbeing. And achieving personal goals just as much as professional goals.

You may not find ping pong tables or poker here… but we know you’ll find somewhere you belong.

Ready to take the next step in your career?… read on. You could find your future at Laminex.

Where your story begins

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and driven Finance Analyst to support the growth and operation of the business. 

Reporting to Finance, the role is an integral part of our Ballarat Operations Leadership team. The role is to provide management and financial accounting services to support our diverse business requirements. The role is a key contributor in supporting, advising and collaborating on core finance matters to ensure the financial success of the plant. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 
  • Preparation of Business Unit Profit and Loss Accounts and Balance Sheets – which includes budget and forecasting
  • Ownership and delivery of management accounts and reporting to meet business unit and finance requirements
  • Prepare Capital Expenditure Requests and work with key players in the various projects ensuring that projects are delivered on time and on budget
  • Managing site stock control processes & procedures on a regular basis as required
  • Review of product cost build up (Bill of Material /Routing)
  • Preparation of weekly/monthly site accounts, forecasting and management reporting
  • CAPEX budget and cash flow forecasting
  • General ledger reconciliation
  • Month end and Year End reporting 
  • Ad-hoc management reporting and analysis as required by business
  • Facilitating relationships and cohesion within the Finance and Operations teams 

The role you’ll play 

As our Finance Analyst, you will be driven toward the overall success of the Ballarat plant, with a continuous improvement mindset.

Leading by example, you will ideally hold:
  • CA or CPA qualified, or similar  
  • 5 years experience in accounting or finance roles
  • Previous Manufacturing experience (preferred)
  • Experience with using BPCS / SAP (preferred)
  • Proven analytical, reporting, costing, budgeting and process improvement experience 
  • Be self motivated, able to work both autonomously and collaboratively 
  • Ability to create and maintain professional relationships with both internal and external stakeholders 
  • Demonstrate innovation and seek improvements 

Are you ready to take the next step? We would love to hear from you.