Senior Financial Accountant

Southbank, Melbourne, Australia
Salary: $110,000 - $115,000
Accounting > Financial Accounting & Reporting


Electricity systems need flexibility

In order to support the ongoing transition to renewable energy generation, all global electricity systems need increasing amounts of flexibility in how and when electricity is used. Businesses that can harness "power flexibility" to intelligently adjust when they use power from the electricity grid can significantly lower their cost of energy, creating a new source of competitive advantage.

Enel X, no one in the world can match our experience or our capabilities in building "virtual power plants" that generate value from power flexibility for both business customers and electricity systems.

Enel X Asia & Oceania

Electricity markets across Asia & Oceania are undergoing tremendous change to combat high prices, integrate renewable generation, and improve grid resilience. Enel X is delivering innovative solutions that lower the cost of energy for businesses, create resources that support an accelerated transition to renewable energy, and provide grid operators with services to improve resilience.

We entered Asia & Oceania via the Australian and New Zealand markets in 2011, expanding into Japan and Korea over 2012-14. We operated until recently as EnerNOC; Enel purchased EnerNOC in 2017, and we now operate in the region as Enel X. We are the clear market leader in power flexibility in Asia & Oceania, as measured by our market share, our technology or our market expertise.

Our fundamental objective is to help business customers turn energy into a sustainable competitive advantage, and our 100-person Asia & Oceania team is passionate about this goal.

Enel X

Formed in 2017, Enel X is a new business unit within the Enel Group focused on the transformation of the energy sector. Enel X has strong roots in the energy field and an open strategy geared towards digitalisation, sustainability and innovation.
Enel X focuses on three primary strategic objectives:

  1. To assist customers in meeting goals for reduced energy costs and the decarbonisation of their energy use;
  2. To provide flexibility to the electricity grid to allow for a smooth integration of increasing quantities of renewable energy and distributed energy resources;
  3. To lead the global energy transition by acting as an accelerating agent for the electrification of diverse uses of energy.

Headquartered in Rome, Enel X currently has more than 2,000 employees working around the world. We are united by a common culture focused on customer centricity, data-driven decision-making, and an agile, collaborative working environment. More information is available at

The Enel Group

Headquartered in Rome, Enel is a multinational energy company. Enel is one of the 100 largest companies in the world, with business activities in 35 countries across 5 continents.
While Enel began as a traditional energy utility and still has significant activities in these areas, it is now recognised as one of the leading renewable energy companies in the world. Today Enel manages approximately 43 GW of renewable power generation.
The Enel Group is made up of approximately 69,000 people around the world whose brilliant work is based on the values of responsibility, innovation, trust and proactivity. Together, Enel's people are working to overcome some of the greatest challenges facing the world, with an approach that combines attention to sustainability with the best in innovation.
Enel has been recognised by Fortune as one of the top 30 companies in the world that is using the profit motive to help the planet and tackle social problems:

More information is available at:


Enel X has an established business in Asia & Oceania across Australia, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea. We have ambitious growth objectives both in terms of introducing new product lines to these four markets as well as expanding into new markets in the region. In 2019 we are launching our PV solar and battery storage offerings across three countries. In 2020 and beyond we will introduce further new product offerings.

We are looking for a Senior Financial Accountant to be located in our Melbourne office. Reporting to our Financial Controller for APAC, you will help drive our regional monthly reporting through timely and accurate recording of financial transactions across the region. You will also assist with accounting enquiries, provide research and data for all technical accounting issues.


  • Preparation of monthly accounting journals.
  • Working closely with BPO team on customer invoicing and debt collection.
  • Manage treasury function of all APAC entities, including cash flow forecasting, hedging and FX reconciliations
  • Practical application of IFRS 15, revenue from customer contracts, across all APAC entities.
  • Create, settle and reconcile inter-company transactions in SAP
  • Statutory compliance, including GST/IAS returns and ABS data surveys
  • Assisting with the year end audit and statutory account preparation.
  • Liaise with engineering team in relation to project costs, determination of OPEX v CAPEX.
  • Manage and ensure the APAC entities financial accounts capture and report all lease expense and commitments accurately under IFRS 16 and adhere to the accounting standard and policies
  • Monitor performance and periodic review of BPO activities
  • Monthly review of Income Statement and Balance sheet for all entities.
  • Upload monthly regional results into consolidation software, Hyperion and explain monthly flows
  • Reviewing accounting procedures and processes

Selection Criteria

  • CPA/CA qualified
  • solid track record n a Senior Accountant role, preferably with a complex global organization
  • Previous experience managing a small team desired
  • ERP system experience, preferably SAP/Hyperion
  • Proven technical understanding of IFRS
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Advance level of Microsoft Excel
  • Prior experience completing or assisting with the completion of statutory accounts for a SGE

If this is the right role for you apply now or contact our retained consultants at Advance Careers on 03 9280 8021.

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