Cost Accountant

Location:

Sydney, Australia
Requisition Number:
R0043195

eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is an innovative leader in online classifieds with brands that span the globe. Our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities – whether it’s a job, an apartment, a sofa, a car, a concert ticket, financial services or new friends. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. People who want to connect and trade visit our sites because they’re fun, easy to use and built on trust.

About the business:

Gumtree Australia is Australia’s local marketplace connecting buyers and sellers in the local community to buy, sell and find just about everything. There are more than 3 million listings across hundreds of categories and 90,000 new ads are posted every single day!

On average, more than 7 million Australians visit Gumtree each month via our desktop and mobile sites, as well as our iPhone and Android apps, and we’re proud to say we’re one of the top shopping apps in Australia.

Facilitating successful and safe local trade is our main priority and our ambition is to be a Top 10 digital destination. It’s our mission to empower people and create economic opportunity and to be Australia’s favourite local marketplace for all of life’s needs.

About the role:

  • Forecasting and budgeting monthly & quarterly cost position for all business costs

  • Preparation of documentation for expense accruals and submission of month end journal entries to global controlling (based in Amsterdam) for review.

  • Reconciliation review and preparing adjustment entries for financial accounts and inter-company transactions

  • Conducting financial investigations and analysis on overspend or underspend in accrued line items and subsequent advisory to budget managers on business operational costs.

  • Preparing monthly P/L reports and providing variance analysis on forecasted position for business cost line items

  • Coordinating purchase order creation and spend approvals ensuring compliance and correct allocations of cost centres and general ledger codes.

  • Own the upkeep of the Purchase Order database and ensure all Purchase Orders are current and valid

  • Work with Shared Services to resolve invoice-related queries and investigations

Requirements

  • Must have detailed SAP Ariba experience and knowledge

  • Minimum 2 years relevant work experience, preferably including experience consolidating marketing expenses within a global e-commerce platform environment, including global suppliers

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel (working with large volume of data) and Outlook is needed

  • Ideally involvement in mergers and acquisitions, specifically with tracking integration costs

  • Ideally experience using Norstrum

  • Accounting/Finance degree or Diploma

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Prioritize and deliver in a fast paced and dynamic environment

  • Organised approach to work with flexibility to change at short notice

  • A great teammate with the ability to work alongside others and share findings

Benefits:

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs.

We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel Gumtree is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here:https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

Covid-19

People are the heart of the eBay Classifieds business, and their health and well-being are our first priority.

We continue to monitor local government guidance and partner closely with medical advisors to determine the safest and best next steps for everyone. As a result, most teams are working remotely, with a few teams able to collaborate in person with enhanced safety procedures. We will discuss the particular case for your region during the interview process. As a general rule, interviews will be completed remotely over video calls.

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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Cost Accountant

Sydney, Australia Requisition Number R0043195 Subsidiary Gumtree

eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is an innovative leader in online classifieds with brands that span the globe. Our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities – whether it’s a job, an apartment, a sofa, a car, a concert ticket, financial services or new friends. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. People who want to connect and trade visit our sites because they’re fun, easy to use and built on trust.

About the business:

Gumtree Australia is Australia’s local marketplace connecting buyers and sellers in the local community to buy, sell and find just about everything. There are more than 3 million listings across hundreds of categories and 90,000 new ads are posted every single day!

On average, more than 7 million Australians visit Gumtree each month via our desktop and mobile sites, as well as our iPhone and Android apps, and we’re proud to say we’re one of the top shopping apps in Australia.

Facilitating successful and safe local trade is our main priority and our ambition is to be a Top 10 digital destination. It’s our mission to empower people and create economic opportunity and to be Australia’s favourite local marketplace for all of life’s needs.

About the role:

  • Forecasting and budgeting monthly & quarterly cost position for all business costs

  • Preparation of documentation for expense accruals and submission of month end journal entries to global controlling (based in Amsterdam) for review.

  • Reconciliation review and preparing adjustment entries for financial accounts and inter-company transactions

  • Conducting financial investigations and analysis on overspend or underspend in accrued line items and subsequent advisory to budget managers on business operational costs.

  • Preparing monthly P/L reports and providing variance analysis on forecasted position for business cost line items

  • Coordinating purchase order creation and spend approvals ensuring compliance and correct allocations of cost centres and general ledger codes.

  • Own the upkeep of the Purchase Order database and ensure all Purchase Orders are current and valid

  • Work with Shared Services to resolve invoice-related queries and investigations

Requirements

  • Must have detailed SAP Ariba experience and knowledge

  • Minimum 2 years relevant work experience, preferably including experience consolidating marketing expenses within a global e-commerce platform environment, including global suppliers

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel (working with large volume of data) and Outlook is needed

  • Ideally involvement in mergers and acquisitions, specifically with tracking integration costs

  • Ideally experience using Norstrum

  • Accounting/Finance degree or Diploma

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Prioritize and deliver in a fast paced and dynamic environment

  • Organised approach to work with flexibility to change at short notice

  • A great teammate with the ability to work alongside others and share findings

Benefits:

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs.

We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel Gumtree is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here:https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

Covid-19

People are the heart of the eBay Classifieds business, and their health and well-being are our first priority.

We continue to monitor local government guidance and partner closely with medical advisors to determine the safest and best next steps for everyone. As a result, most teams are working remotely, with a few teams able to collaborate in person with enhanced safety procedures. We will discuss the particular case for your region during the interview process. As a general rule, interviews will be completed remotely over video calls.

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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