PPG Industries Financial Analyst in Australia

PPG is a world leader in supplying paints, coatings, specialty materials and chemicals. We have more than 140 manufacturing facilities operating in more than 60 countries around the world. In Australia, PPG is a leading manufacturer of coatings to the industrial, automotive, refinish, protective, marine, packaging, aerospace and architectural markets. We are an exciting and growing business that values diversity, development of our people and new product innovation.

An exciting opportunity has emerged for a driven financial analyst join our finance team based from Clayton. Supporting our architectural business unit across various sites in Australia, you will play an integral role as a cross-functional member of the Finance and Architectural team and provide financial guidance, analysis and reporting for the trade and retail sales teams.

In this position, you will partner with our trade team to deliver sustainable improvements on customer and stores profitability. You'll also provide insightful financial analysis that identifies issues and opportunities for productivity and profitability improvements.

You will be a driven and self-motivated accounting professional with sound experience, ideally developed from a large manufacturing environment. You will be CPA or CA qualified and have solid experience with a large ERP system and database (we use Oracle). Advance MS Excel and access skills, coupled with superior analytical ability, data interpretation and general commercial awareness will be looked upon favourably.

You will be comfortable in building strong business partnerships and working with a broad range of stakeholders across the finance community and our manufacturing site operations. This is a great opportunity to expand your experience, and contribute to a successful and growing manufacturing operations within AU/NZ.

PPG offers an environment for continuous learning and the opportunity to progress within a global organisation and offer a competitive salary, flexible working, product discounts and staff rewards programs. PPG embraces diversity and equal employment opportunities at all levels of the organisation. We are committed to supporting and enhancing diversity; as such, we encourage applications from all backgrounds to apply for this opportunity.

Organization: *Architectural Coatings ANZ

Title: Financial Analyst

Location: Australia

Requisition ID: 1700004952