Financial Accountant

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1242082

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function Financial & Accounting

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 24, 2024


About the Role:


Our role in Finance is to partner and enable the business to achieve strategic goals while ensuring appropriate safeguards are in place; provide data-based insights and analytical guidance to drive improvement; and ensure our shareholders’ capital is allocated in a way that generates optimal value. The Group Financial Control team are responsible for financial accounting of the Group’s operations and corporate activities and collaborate to deliver the Group’s accounting requirements. 


The position is responsible for ensuring the Woodside Group revenue recognition and accounts receivable balances adhere to the Corporate policies and guidelines.

Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Preparation and/or review of external sales information for foundation cargo sales (LNG and liquids) for assets NWS, Wheatstone and Pluto into S/4 Hana from invoices received by Marketing;
  • Population and/or review of sales spreadsheets for foundation and intercompany sales for Woodside portfolio;
  • Month-end revenue accruals and adjustments as required for foundation sales;
  • Review and revision of current process notes for sales processes
  • Monthly accounts receivable aging analysis on outstanding amounts to follow up with the business, part of internal control procedures;
  • Approval of non-product AR invoices submitted by business (non-product intercompany invoices – logistics, shipping, leases, CNOOC, tarriff etc.)
  • Raising invoice request forms and credit notes where required on business request; 
  • Assistance with logging calls where any issues associated to the invoice request form application
  • Preparation or review of month-end account reconciliations
  • Assistance with generation of invoices as requested by external customers and/or the wider business 
  • Ensure workpapers are in compliance with SOX requirements 
  • Assist in preparation of audit support for revenue activities
  • Other ad-hoc requests including assisting with support for tax compliance activities 

Skills & Experience:


  • Demonstrate commitment to and alignment with Woodside Values 
  • Strong understanding of International Accounting Standards 
  • Strong financial and commercial analytical skills 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to senior stakeholders 
  • Keen commitment to continuous improvement


Desired Qualifications


  • Professional qualification (CA/CPA) or equivalent 
  • 5+ years’ work experience as a professional in finance/accounting 
  • SAP experience desirable 
  • External audit experience desirable

Assignment Information:


Start Date: As soon as possible
Duration of Assignment: May 2024 -> January 2025
Closing date for Applications: 26th April 2024

Please note only candidates located within Australia, with full Australian working rights will be considered. 

If you would like to be considered for the position, please apply direct to this advert with your CV & contact details or contact Ailbhe ‘Al-va’’ Lynch on 0414 646 577 or


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