Finance Business Partner

Job No: 152378
Location: Emerald

  • Enjoy an attractive salary circa $90,000 plus super!
  • Flexible work arrangements and hours on offer!
  • Excellent training and development opportunities!

What’s on offer

Puffing Billy Railway is now looking for a proactive and vibrant Finance Business Partner to join our growing department. This role comes with an attractive salary circa $90,000 plus super.

You will also have access to great benefits that only Puffing Billy Railway employees have! These benefits include discounted fares and discounted retail items, and food and beverages in our commercial outlets. Flexible work hours and arrangements are on offer for the right candidate.

This is your chance to leave your mark on a National Treasure and join a caring and supportive team of go-getters who love what they do.

Australia’s premier preserved steam railway

Located in the picturesque Dandenong Ranges, Puffing Billy Railway is Australia’s premier preserved steam railway. Operating on the original mountain track from Belgrave to Gembrook, this century-old train offers a range of fun-filled experiences for visitors young and old.

Established in 1900, the railway served the local communities that lived in the hills and carried anything from passengers to timber, livestock, potatoes and plants. Today, we have become a tourism icon thanks to the tireless efforts of a small paid team and over 300 volunteers.

Our Values – Safety, Respect, One Team, Excellence, Integrity, Legacy, Fun!

Puffing Billy Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People from all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people with disabilities who have the relevant experience, are encouraged to apply.

An exciting new opportunity

As we continue to expand, we have recently restructured our Finance Division and have created an exciting new opportunity. Build our financial foundations as our new Financial Business Partner.

Working closely with the Finance Manager, you will ensure the efficient and effective provision of accurate financial and accounting services in line with organisational policies and regulations.

Core duties:

  • Oversee the Netsuite ERP System;
  • Prepare and process monthly standing, accruals and depreciation journals;
  • Assist with the preparation of budgets, forecasts and financial statements;
  • Conduct reconciliation of project P&L expense accounts, WIP Capex balance sheets and General Ledger balance sheets; and
  • Prepare BAS and FBT returns.

Importantly, you will work alongside the executive team and the broader organisation to review, develop and implement process improvements and system enhancements.

Our newest Financial Business Partner

We are looking for an adaptable and self-motivating individual who possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related and who has completed or is working towards a professional accounting designation (CA, CMA or CPA). You will also have previous experience in an accounting role and working with ERP software.

To thrive in this role, you will work effectively with the rest of the organisation to support various disciplines in best managing financial tasks and the finance space. It is crucial that you have strong interpersonal skills and can engage and communicate in real words about finance.

Moreover, you will have a strong operational understanding and sensitivity and an awareness of multi-software systems integration.

Puffing Billy Railway is a child-safe organisation committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process. Employees must sign our Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct and undergo a Rail Safety Medical, participate in a National Criminal History Check, and hold an employee status Working with Children Check. Evidence of COVID-19 Vaccination status is required from the successful applicant.


If you are ready to join our journey, contribute to the legacy and be part of living history – jump onboard! Apply Now!

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