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Wabtec Corporation Assistant Accountant in Wetherill Park, Australia

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company’s new website at: .

It’s not just about your career… or your job title…it’s about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Key activities may include:

  • Prepare sales results and ensure correct revenue recognition in conjunction with Sales and Finance teams;

  • Work with Finance Team in completing month end requirements for the business unit, ensuring Corporate deadlines are met;

  • Preparing month end Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) data workpapers including data input;

  • Support the preparation of monthly forecasts, through causal analysis and other group reporting requirements;

  • Prepare business performance and accounting reports as required, with particular focus on manufacturing reporting;

  • Analyse General Ledger accounts and investigate variances between plan and forecast;

  • Participate in the annual plan process;

  • Preparation and review of various monthly reports with operational managers focusing on costs, revenue and margin reporting;

  • Processing of month end journals where required;

  • Preparation of general ledger reconciliations including intercompany transactions and adjusting journals;

  • Provide analysis recommendations;

  • Supporting inhouse projects;

  • Commitment to Quality, Safety and Environmental requirements; and

  • Any other duties directed by your manager.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Tertiary qualifications in Commerce or Economics;

  • Commenced or to be commencing CPA or CA Program;

  • An understanding/ experience in a manufacturing environment with cost accounting analysis would be beneficial;

  • Ability to effectively communicate financial and costing concepts with others;

  • Able to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines;

  • Effective organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills.

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.