Finance Manager

Discover Opal…


As part of the Nippon Paper Group, Opal is one of Australasia’s leading packaging and paper companies and we employ more than 4,500 team members across our operations.   We manufacture goods that you see, touch and use every day and our customer base includes some of the biggest names in FMCG, Retail and Fresh Produce.  


We stand for innovation, smart solutions and sustainability and this is an exciting time to join us as we build our own unique culture fuelled by confidence, energy and passion.   



Discover the Opportunity....


We have a new opportunity to join our Finance & Commercial team for our Opal Specialty Packaging Division as a Finance Manager based at Pemulwuy, NSW.


This is an individual contributor role responsible for providing high quality, relevant and timely financial and commercial information to aid informed decision making and contributing to overall operational and strategic business planning. 


You will contribute to the success of Opal by:


  • Coordinating the accounting and reporting function in accordance with accepted accounting principles and in compliance with Opal policies and practices
  • Running month end, budget, forecast and strategic planning processes
  • Driving business performance, capital project proposals, working capital reduction, process improvements, planning and scenario analysis
  • Business partnering with State Branch Managers and Sales teams, providing insights across customer profitability and sales performance
  • Being able to successfully work in an environment of change and transition whilst delivering outcomes for the business


Discover Yourself….


We are able to offer a varied career journey with experiential learning gained from cross-functional and lateral moves.    We embrace diversity in all its forms and we look for curious individuals who thrive in an environment of change.


Specifically for this role, we expect you will have;


  • Postgraduate qualification of either CPA or ACCA
  • Industry expertise and solid experience in a distribution and/or manufacturing environment
  • Proficiency in SAP or other ERP system
  • Ability to work autonomously, be results-driven and able to work under pressure
  • Commercially astute and looking to drive continuous business improvement
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills


Discover more… by visiting our website at www.opalanz.com


For more information please contact Annik Pearson on +61 3 9730 5451 or jump right in by sending us your CV.


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