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Nickel West Perth – Superintendent Financial Accounting

BHP Billiton

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 04/10/2017

Job Category:

Mining, Energy & Resources / Superintendent / Supervisor

Job description:

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential.

With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.

Nickel West Perth – Superintendent Financial Accounting


  • Competitive salary on offer plus 12% superannuation and a range of company benefits
  • Nickel West value and respect employees, offering an inclusive and diverse environment

About the Role

This is a great opportunity for a proactive, dynamic and highly astute professional to join our Finance team in Perth supporting the Finance Manager to deliver all Financial Accounting and Tax obligation requirements for the business.

Based out of our Perth office the Superintendent Financial Accounting will work in the broader finance team and report directly into the Finance Manager. The primary purpose of this role will be to provide Accounting and Taxation support to the business to enable the business to meet all its statutory Accounting and external Taxation commitments.

This role will:

  • This role will predominately be responsible for the following:
  • Coordinating the year end and half year end statutory reporting obligations for the business;
  • Ensuring sound governance over the balance sheet, which includes the annual stewardship review process;
  • Maintain a strong internal control framework and ensure team compliance to Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and internal controls;
  • Manage the monthly and annual taxation effect calculations of the business;
  • Ensure compliance with all direct and indirect taxation obligations;
  • Ensure compliance with all royalty obligations;
  • Liaise with Kuala Lumpur (KL) team on all tasks performed by KL.
  • Coordinate and oversee the team responsible for financial accounting and taxation tasks;
  • Oversee the month end process in 1SAP and the consolidation to deliver the month end reporting deliverables to the Business;
  • Oversee the Economic Contribution Report reporting;
  • Review and preparation (in certain instances) of Accounting and Taxation Advice;

About You

To be a success in the role you will require:

  • Accounting/Finance/Commerce Degree qualified (CPA / CA is preferred).
  • At least 5 to 10 years experience in Financial Accounting and Taxation.
  • Demonstrated expertise across a broad range of taxation compliance and advisory issues.
  • Demonstrated expertise in Accounting Standards and Balance Sheet management.
  • Experience with Sarbanes Oxley and internal control framework.
  • Experience with SAP and Tax Integrator.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing a team.

Your ability to be proactive and work collaboratively will be paramount to your success.  Personal qualities that you bring will include strong leadership skills, communication and interpersonal skills, ability to quickly analyse and solve for potential Accounting and Taxation issues and ability to plan and prioritise work.

In addition, you will have energy and enthusiasm, thrive under a dynamic and energetic work environment and have the capacity to proactively work under pressure and meet deadlines. 

As part of the recruitment process for this position you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and participate in a background screen including a criminal history check, identity check and qualifications check.

About Us

A member of the BHP Group, Nickel West produces nickel in-concentrate and has its operations located throughout Western Australia - comprising mines, concentrators, a smelter and a refinery.

Nickel West Perth operates from City Square located in the heart of the Perth CBD.  The building itself reflects the latest thinking in corporate workplace design and facilities with the centerpiece of the development being a 45 storey tower which is home to the other BHP group of companies in Western Australia.

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

At BHP, we recognize that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. 

To Apply

Short listing for this position will commence on Thursday 19 October 2017, however we do reserve the right to close this position earlier than stated.  To enable us to process your application as quickly as possible simply click on the ''apply'' button below.

Please note: It is a requirement that all internal applicants advise their immediate line manager of their application.