Financial Accountant


Williams Landing, AU

Category:  Finance
Work Type:  Permanent Full Time

Who are We?


At Target, we’re getting back to what we’re famous for - real quality, that’s really affordable.
We’re making products that stand up to the test of everyday life, at prices that don’t cost the earth. 
We’re making mums happy. Kids smile. Family life, that little bit easier.
We’re making sure every Australian can enjoy our products, whilst making a positive difference to our planet so families can trust and rely on us for generations to come.
That’s the Target Australians needs right now. And that’s the Target we’re here to be.
As an iconic Australian retailer with over 115 stores nationally and a rapidly growing online presence, we’re immensely proud of our history and need people to join us who are as excited by our future as we are

That's Target!


What will you do?


Target has a great opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join the team at Target. The primary purpose is to control the integrity of the reported financial results and distribution of accurate reporting to guide decision making in line with Target’s values

Key responsibilities and accountabilities include:


•    Responsible for IT project accounting, reporting, capitalisation review and closure of IT projects 
•    Key Finance contact for accounting and month end for IT Project
•    Provide and advise accounting treatment on new initiatives, projects and assistance on accounting policy and procedures
•    Supporting Banking related activities
•    Manage Intercompany transactions and settlements
•    Complete relevant balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis
•    Continuous development and improvement of reporting to guide decision making 
•    Ensure governance is built into all accounting procedures 
•    Support the preparation and financial commentaries for month end reporting
•    Involvement in half year/yearly reporting inclusive statutory reporting
•    Accountable for a safe workplace by identifying and reporting safety concerns and leading by example by maintaining a safe working environment and demonstrating safe working behaviour


What are we looking for?


It is an exciting time to join our business and team here at Target! We have a great opportunity for a Financial Accountant who enjoys working in a fast paced environment and loves to build relationships across a wider team.
Superior relationship-building, communication and negotiation skills within cross-functional teams is essential to be successful in this role.

The ideal person will hold the following Qualifications, experience, and knowledge:


•    Tertiary qualifications in Finance, Commerce, or related discipline
•    Postgraduate or near completion in CPA/CA 
•    Minimum 3 years’ accounting experience in a fast-paced environment 
•    Demonstrated competence in disciplines of accounting principles and numeracy skills
•    Working knowledge of accounting process, Australian Accounting standards, financial and KPI reporting
•    Experience using SAP and TM1 an advantage
•    Experience in IT Project Management
•    Experience in banking related activities and intercompany transactions 
•    Demonstrated ability to interpret and commentate on reporting to guide decision making 


What will you get?


•Great career opportunities across the Wesfarmers Group
•Team Member discounts across Target, Kmart, Bunnings and Officeworks.
•Access to Employee Assistance Program
•Convenient location next to freeway and train station, with free onsite parking and a café!
•Novated leasing options
•Paid parental leave scheme
•Flexible work arrangements

 Target values diversity and we pride ourselves on representing the diverse and multicultural communities of which we are a part.

 As part of our recruitment process, we will be conducting Pre-Employment Checks with our successful candidates – this will include a police check.  Talent Acquisition will provide further updates to candidates as they progress through our recruitment process.

 Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.

“We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant”



We don’t just look for people based on their skills and experience, our people work together and champion the Target values and behaviours.  We are a business where our values and people matter, and we need like-minded people to join us!

Target values diversity and we pride ourselves on representing the diverse and multicultural communities of which we are a part.

Agencies will only be engaged if required. Please do not contact us or send applicants to us unless requested to by the Talent Acquisition Team.