Industry Based Learning Program : Finance
Mercedes Benz
Mulgrave, Victoria , Australia
2d ago


Be the change. Join our team.

At Mercedes-Benz we like to do things differently. We’re a balance of passion, professionalism and approachability. Our Head Office based in Mulgrave, supporting a dynamic network across Australia and New Zealand, has an established culture of support and collaboration, ensuring our service is exceptional and our customers’ expectations are exceeded.

We believe our people make the difference. We proudly offer generous employee benefits, such as discounted car leasing purchase options, volunteer leave and much more! Our passion for our people also extends to Employee Recognition and Reward programs, as well as on-going investment and support in learning and development opportunities.

We’re proud to be recognised as a Workplace Gender Equality Employer of Choice and support a flexible and modern work culture.

We empower, trust and respect our employees and support a diverse workplace with equal opportunities.

Our 2021 IBL Program :

  • Full-time, 12 month paid role to kick-start your career with a prestigious global brand
  • Commencing mid-January 2021, with potential opportunities to stay on with the company following the conclusion of the program
  • Flexible working hours available to accommodate study commitments
  • Enrichening professional work experience in a large corporate business Head Office, combined with development and training opportunities
  • Real work experience that will give you a competitive advantage
  • Work in a collaborative, supportive and agile work culture
  • Join a tight knit community of other IBLs and form lasting professional relationships
  • Opportunities to grow your network, be involved in exciting cross departmental meetings and projects and become part of a close-knit team
  • The Finance placement at a glance :

    An exciting opportunity is available for a motivated and enthusiastic student to join our Finance department with exposure to our three Finance areas (Accounting, Tax and Controlling).

    Key responsibilities will include :

    Accounting :

  • Assisting with month-end reporting requirements
  • Preparation of monthly / quarterly journal entries
  • Researching impact of changes to Accounting standards or IFRSControlling :
  • Assisting with the submission of Expected Actual / Operating Planning
  • Assisting with the continuous process improvements
  • Controlling :

  • Assisting with the submission of Expected Actual / Operating Planning
  • Assisting with the continuous process improvements
  • Contributing to period end processes, particularly determination of tax effect accounting, tax accrual and tax provision calculations
  • Assisting with the preparation of the annual income tax return and monthly business activity statement and Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) return
  • Qualifications

    What we’re looking for :

    Self-motivated and pro-active students who are passionate about gaining work experience. Effective communicators who can build rapport, enjoy collaborating with others and have the confidence to step up and drive change and ideas.

    To be considered, students must be an undergraduate (second year or have at least 1 year left of studies as of January 2021), preferably in the field of Business, majoring in Accounting or Taxation.

    If this sounds like the right opportunity for you to kick start your career at Mercedes-Benz Australia’s Head Office, please apply by Sunday 20th September 2020.

    Please ensure your application includes your resume, cover letter and recent academic transcript (this can be unofficial).

    This is a local, contract role. You must have a valid working visa for Australia / New Zealand for the entire length of the contract, to be able to apply for this position.

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