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Part Time - Treasury and Insurance Accountant

Date: 22-Feb-2021

Location: Macquarie Park

Company: Metcash

Metcash | Australia’s leading wholesale distribution and marketing company


Treasury and Insurance Accountant

Part Time - 5 days a week

9am - 1pm - Monday through Friday


This role is responsible for accounting and settlement of all financial risks in Metcash, including funding, cashflow management, foreign exchange and interest rate risk and insurance.  Your role will be responsible for the preparation of accounting journals and preparation of disclosures for the financial statements as they relate to treasury and insurance.


The role requires an understanding of hedge accounting rules under AASB9.  Treasury manages risk on debt and FX which requires application of documentation and effectiveness testing.

This role is also responsible for analysis of interest expense, preparation of the daily cashflow forecast and all post claim resolution insurance processes such as arranging settlements, raising accounting entries and business pillar recharges.  


What you’ll do:


  • Arrange for settlement of all treasury transactions and other high value or ad-hoc payments
  • Journaling all treasury product in SAP and on-charging (when required)
  • Assist in the preparation of financial data required for insurance purposes e.g. annual insurance renewal, ad-hoc data analysis, budgeting, forecasting, report generation, and monthly account reconciliations for Senior Management review
  • Reconciliation of clearing accounts as they relate to treasury or insurance transactions
  • Ensure that the SAP posts accruals for debt, money market and derivatives correctly
  • Prepare monthly net interest expense analysis against budget for Group Treasurer
  • Hedge Accounting


What you’ll bring:


  • Treasury accounting or settlements experience
  • Manages multiple tasks with competing priorities.
  • Seeks process improvement and efficiency.
  • Monitors the accuracy and quality of outputs.
  • Deals constructively with mistakes and problems.


What we can offer:


  • 5th week annual leave after 12 months of service
  • Permanent  part time opportunity


Metcash is Australia’s leading wholesale distribution and marketing company with sales of over $14 billion. We believe that it is absolutely vital to Australia that there is a sustainable, independent, family-owned business sector. Independent retailers support their local communities. We help them to be the ‘Best Store in Town’ by providing merchandising, operational and marketing support across our food, liquor and hardware pillars.


Our purpose is to Champion Successful Independents!