Financial Accountant

Honda MPE Pty Ltd
Northern Suburbs
Financial Accounting & Reporting
Full time
Posted 5d ago

At Honda, our curiosity about human beings drives us to create products that deliver joy to people’s lives. It is our continual pursuit of dreams, inspiring philosophy, and commitment to customers that establish the spirit of Honda. As a company built on dreams, our associates are passionate and inquisitive, and dedicated to putting the customer at the centre of everything we do. 

We produce some of Australia’s most recognised cars and are backed by a huge global footprint. We are also a market-leading importer and distributor of an extensive range of Motorcycles, Power Equipment and Marine products. 


We are currently recruiting for a Financial Accountant to join our Financial Control Team on a permanent full-time basis.  The location of the role will be shared between our Campbellfield and Tullamarine offices. Flexible working options are also available. 


The Opportunity

With the support of an experienced Senior Financial Accountant and Financial Controller providing you with guidance and support on your career growth, you will become an important and trusted team member. You will take on responsibility for numerous duties, with a strong focus on delivery of month end activities. In addition to this, the Finance function is also embarking on a new journey into the finance transformation space. In support of this, you will have the opportunity to be involved in activities to find new ways to simplify, collaborate, innovate and improve the way that the Finance team supports Honda’s operations. 


About the Role

You will undertake a broad range of responsibilities and be heavily involved in the delivery of month end activities.

Specific Duties include:

  • Preparation of monthly departmental profit and loss reports. 
  • Completion of monthly accruals and journals, fixed assets and depreciation schedules.
  • Preparation of group reporting requirements.
  • Ensuring Tax, Accounting standards, policies and other regulations are adhered to.
  • Preparation of BAS, company income tax returns, FBT, payroll tax.
  • Becoming a go-to person for activities under your care.
  • Assisting the Financial Controller to drive performance of month end reporting.
  • Finance transformation initiatives.


About You

You’ll be off to a great start if you:

  • CA/CPA qualified or very close to completion.
  • have SAP S4/ HANA ERP experience.
  • are excel savvy.
  • are analytical and think outside the box.


Why work for Honda?

Working at Honda you’ll feel a strong sense of pride. It might be the Honda philosophy that our tight-knit team lives and breathes. Or perhaps it’s our strong commitment to enriching lives through the joy of mobility. We respect what makes you an individual and believe everyone is born with the ability to think, create and dream. You’ll work with talented individuals across the business because we believe that through coming together and valuing our ideals, joy is created and ideas are realised. We support our associates in an open, inclusive environment and give each individual the opportunity to realise their dreams. When you join Honda, you’ll be part of a passionate, diverse group who truly enjoy what we do! That’s the Honda way.


The Honda Experience has been designed to improve all aspect of the Associate experience at Honda through:

  • Defined career pathways
  • Opportunities to learn and grow through initiatives like Mentoring Program and Learning & Development Calendar
  • Flexible Work Arrangements and benefits 
  • A range of wellbeing support mechanisms including an additional wellbeing day to all associates
  • Enhanced leave options with family, wellbeing and diversity at its heart
  • Recognition for performance and behaviours that align to the Honda culture and values
  • Greater accessibility to all Honda products


Applicants must satisfactorily complete a National Criminal Records check to undertake this role.

Honda acknowledges its responsibilities to the environment and community. The organisation strives to encompass the Honda Philosophy in all of its operations; Respect for the individual, coupled with providing Joy to those who Buy, Sell and create our products. Honda MPE also recognises the desire for Employees to develop their skills within the workplace and will be actively encouraging job rotations in recognition of this.   

Applications close on December 6, 2021. 

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a financial accountant?
  • Have you completed a chartered accountant (CA) qualification?
  • Have you completed a certified practising accountant (CPA) qualification?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?

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