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About Woodside

Woodside is the pioneer of the LNG industry in Australia, producing 6% of global LNG supply.

We have an outstanding base business of world-class assets and strong growth prospects – plus the experience, capability and vision to make things happen.

Our global headquarters is based in Perth, Our state-of-the-art campus reflects the quality of life Perth is known for - with a six Green Star rating, advanced wellness features and flexibility in how you work.

About the Role:

The Assistant Accountant is a great opportunity to join Woodside’s Financial Services function and support a range of accounting activities. You will work closely with various finance teams through delivery of timely and accurate accounting transactions.


The role supports the timely processing and delivery of finance transactions across multiple areas, which may include: banking, costing, accounts receivable, fixed assets, joint venture accounting, management accounting, financial accounting, and general ledger reconciliations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Working from our state-of-the-art building in Perth CBD, you will work closely with various finance teams, supporting transactional activities. Typical duties and responsibilities will include:


  • Ability to work independently to organise and prioritise demands, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set and meet deadlines;

  • Ensuring work is compliant with all statutory requirements, including tax and audit compliance and Woodside Code of Conduct; and

  • Ensure effective record keeping and audit trail of business records and communications.

Skills & Experience:

To be successful in this role, you will need demonstrated experience in an accounting / finance / bookkeeping capacity.

Accounting qualifications are not mandatory, although you may be studying towards an accounting qualification. A working knowledge of SAP or similar ERP is of benefit.


Ideally you will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas:


  • Banking – processing of scheduled and urgent payment runs, processing manual payment requests, management of bank reconciliations including electronic bank statement maintenance, receipting and matching of incoming and outgoing funds, manual journal postings, open item management, and general ledger reconciliations;

  • Accounts Receivable – execution of end to end process including invoice request form validation and processing, management of aged open items, debtor follow-up, and preparation of payment plans;

  • Costing – validation and creation of cost object master data (projects, WBS, orders), changes to cost object master data, closing out of cost objects, management and monitoring of generic inbox including query resolution, reporting, corrections and governance for employees and third-party contractors;

  • Fixed Assets – creation of asset master data, maintenance of monthly production master data, preparation of monthly Fixed Assets documents (e.g. reconciliation and capitalisation listing) and posting of asset revaluations;

  • Joint Venture Accounting – generation of joint venture billing and cash statements, preparation of cutback and billable transaction listing to expenditure statement reconciliations and joint venture partner financial statements and assisting with equity group close out;

  • Management Accounting – preparation of accruals, cost allocations, tariff journals, general journals, cash calls, and secondee invoicing, governance of commitments, preparation of expenditure reports e.g. actuals versus budget or forecast, preparation of variance analysis;

  • Financial Accounting – preparation and upload of month end journals, customer invoicing, preparation of monthly workbooks e.g. tax and excise, survey data extraction and preparation; and

  • General Ledger Reconciliations – preparation of all balance sheet reconciliations including supporting data and evidence.

Recognition & Reward:

What you can expect from us:

  • Work on projects for world-class operating assets renowned for their safety, reliability and efficiency

  • Commitment to your ongoing development, including on-the-job opportunities, formal programs and assistance with further education

  • Values in action

  • Industry-leading 16 weeks’ paid parental leave for primary carer; plus secondary carer leave

  • Active employee community groups for gender equality, reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, and LGBTI+ staff and allies

  • Community volunteering opportunities

  • Relocation assistance

  • A competitive remuneration package, featuring performance-based incentives, share plans, above-industry superannuation contributions and a generous health insurance allowance


Woodside is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce culture, which is supported by our Compass values. Our aim is to attract, develop and retain a truly diverse and high-performing workforce. 

We encourage diversity of age, nationality, ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical ability, cultural background, thinking styles, experience, family background, including carer commitments and education. Inclusion centres on all employees creating a climate of trust and belonging, where people feel comfortable to bring their whole self to work. We offer supportive pathways for all employees to grow and develop leadership skills. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those seeking a more flexible working environment, including part-time opportunities


Applications close at 11:59pm AWST on Wednesday 28th April 2021.


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Assistant Accountant Perth AU Woodside


It's only by working together that a better future comes to life. If you have the potential to excel, we will help you find the ideal opportunity.

Woodside is the pioneer of the LNG industry in Australia and the largest Australian natural gas producer. We have a global portfolio and are recognised for our world-class capabilities as an integrated upstream supplier of energy.

We know great results come from people feeling valued and getting the support they need to reach their full potential.

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