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Capital Accountant

Date Posted: May 29, 2023
Closing Date: June 11, 2023
Reports To: Management Accounting Team Leader
Location: New Plymouth
Duration: Permanent

Position Summary

The Capital Accountant is responsible for providing capital reporting and analysis to allow optimisation of capital spend for the NZ business.

Position Responsibilities

  • Monitor and report on current and future capital projects, ensuring compliance with legislation, codes of practice and Methanex principles.
  • Maintain the capital expenditure plan and analyse proposed projects to optimise the relevant portfolio to deliver maximum value/risk reduction to NZ capital Plan.
  • Support and provide financial input into the creation of the 3 year capital plan.
  • Provide analytical/economic modelling to support various commercial activities.
  • Complete reporting as required to allow capital management decision making, including project and standard reporting processes.
  • Complete any financial close out work associated with the projects, including capitalisation and post project completion audits.
  • Build effective hierarchical cost structures with Planners and Project Leads, coordinating the development of budgets for each project structure.
  • Record, monitor and control the budgets and forecast with each project, effectively managing expenditure profiles against company funding.
  • Maintain the fixed asset register (tax and accounting) including running monthly depreciation, fixed asset and WIP reconciliation.
  • Process project and other ad-hoc journals as business requires.
  • Build strong relationships with key internal stakeholders to increase business understanding and role efficiency.
  • Prepare and maintain Sarbanes Oxley narratives for all activities relevant to this position.

Position Qualifications

  • Tertiary degree in Accounting, CA qualified or working towards qualification
  • A minimum of three – five years post graduate experience, preferably including experience in capital management and reporting
  • Knowledge and experience with financial modelling theories and principles
  • Advanced MS Office application knowledge including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proactive in identifying opportunities to improve team or process efficiency

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Applications close 4.00pm, Sunday 11 June 2023 NZT

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