Accountant/ Cost and Production Analyst

Job location:
Three Springs, Australia
Created moment:
August 28, 2023
Job reference:
REQ - 07520

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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The Position

Accountant/ Cost and Production Analyst

Job Summary

  • Responsible for general ledger & Month-end close activities.
  • Ensure accounting data accuracy.
  • Ensure that transactions have been properly accounted for and accurately reflect the company accounting process.
  • At a plant level, ensure consistent standard cost calculations and monitoring, provide financial data to support the site Manager/ Hub controller.


  • Perform all regular accounting processes and month-end close activities(journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations)
  • Justify general ledger accounts regularly
  • Responsible for statutory filings(GST, FBT, country by country, income tax with EY review, mining returns)
  • Reconcile statutory and management books
  • Monitor regulatory changes of accounting and taxes
  • Perform account reconciliations
  • Netting/ Intragroup reconciliations and payments
  • Perform tax declarations and new tax schemes implementation
  • Blue book - Internal Control procedures management and application on site
  • Local banking controls, Management authority rules and relationship with local bank
  • Cash management and pooling requests
  • Calculate and update standard costs
  • Responsible for fixed assets & physical stock reconciliation with EPR
  • Update actual unit costs in ERP for inventory valuation
  • Perform plant production and inventory monthly reconciliation 
  • Oversee accounting ledger and correct cost centres/ accounts
  • Determine accruals to be booked in ERP
  • Extract data from ERP, fill energy tabs, mine & inventory information
  • review monthly plant and mine costs reports with site manager
  • Provide financial data(standard costs, production cost,etc) and ad hoc report
  • Design formalize internal control procedure for stock(general ledger)


A bachelor’s degree in accounting is the minimum requested but profile who also has earned a master’s degree in accounting/ finance area


- 5 years minimum general ledger accountings experience, autonomous for closing books

- Good knowledge of accounting principles (Australian Accounting Standards, IFRS), Australian statutory & tax requirements


Proficient in English

Position Type

Full time



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