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Corporate Accountant

Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Job ID: R0014649
Date Posted: Mar 23, 2023
Segment: Energy
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS Australia Pty Ltd
Profession (Job Category): Finance
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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About the RoleCorporate Accountant

We are inviting applications from suitably qualified Accountants. We are looking for candidates who have high attention to detail, resilient under pressure with the ability to operate effectively within a culturally diverse work environment.

The opportunity is based in our Perth Office located at Rivervale joining a dynamic team of Accounting and Finance professionals.

Plenty of Parking and easy access by public transport
Duties will include but not limited to:


  • Prepare tax calculations and ensure compliance of statutory taxation obligations for all direct and indirect taxation including but not limited to Australian company income taxation, GST, FBT, withholding tax, transfer pricing and cross boarder taxation;
  • Ensure compliance with company Tax Governance Policy and local legislation.

Financial Reporting

  • prepare monthly management accounts utilising SAP accounting software and integrate in to Microsoft Excel before loading results into Oracle Hyperion EPM software;
  • prepare consolidated statutory financial statements in accordance with IFRS principles;
  • Preparation of accurate and timely profit & loss statements and balance sheets for actuals, forecasts, budget and plan scenarios and liaising with other business units to collate data required;
  • Preparation and processing of monthly journals, ensuring high levels of accuracy and preparing the reconciliations on a monthly basis.

Monitoring, Compliance & Analysis

  • Facilitate internal and external audits by liaising with all parties concerned and collating information and documentation required by auditors;
  • Ensuring compliance with Company and legislative accounting and reporting requirements;
  • Maintaining integrity of the Hyperion accounting and SAP financial reporting system.

Continuous Improvement

  • Contribute to the development of the culture of continuous improvement;
  • Monitor and contribute to the compliance and development of accounting policies and procedures;
  • Continually reviewing and putting forward ideas to improve the processes and procedures.


  • Tertiary qualification in Accounting, Finance, Economic or related field
  • CA/CPA member or in progress to complete.
  • Experience in SAP and Hyperion, with a minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar role with excellent excel skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines while having excellent attention to detail.
  • The successful candidate will be interacting with various employees throughout the global business therefore we are looking for candidates who are cultural astute and have excellent interpersonal skills.

How to apply
If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding role with a dynamic, growing organisation, please select the ‘Apply Now’ button to submit your application.
Employee Benefits
This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a Global Company that offers a great work life balance, a sociable, fun and collaborative working environment. There are opportunities to upskill and further progress your career with training and development available.

About Hitachi Rail

Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of turnkey rail solutions across rolling stock, signalling, operation, service and maintenance, digital technology and turnkey with a presence in 38 countries, across 11 manufacturing sites on three continents and over 13,000 employees. Hitachi Rail is headquartered in London, UK and is ultimately wholly owned by Hitachi Ltd.  Our engineering heritage and culture is rooted in Japan, where our first steam and electric locomotives were built in the early 1920s. We continue to deliver the most current Shinkansen for Japan’s railways and have successfully exported our technology and expertise to multiple rolling stock projects across the globe - from high speed, tram and metro to driverless technologies for passengers and freight. 

Hitachi Rail is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to principles of diversity and inclusion. Applications from all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.
Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.


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