What does your job involve?
Various management reporting and analysis over the whole range of Visy Group. I also handle Capital related management and looking after the fixed asset register. The first business week of every month is extremely busy with reporting deadlines for executive management needing to be met.
Going back in time when you were at university, what three pieces of advice would you give yourself as a student?
What is your experience of the company culture?
Simply I love it. Despite being at corporate it’s very relaxed even around executive management. My boss and my team are very accommodating and there is great cohesion.
What opportunities did the Visy Graduate Program provide you?
Well although I am not a part of the actual grad program for engineers, the opportunity straight out of studies to obtain a full time position was very rewarding.
What attracted you to the Visy Graduate Program?
I got this job through Hays Recruitment first, and then met with Visy for 2 interviews.
What skills from your degree did you utilise in the Graduate Program?
Attention to detail, especially when dealing with numbers and analysis. In addition my studies give me the core concepts for basic accounting treatments.
What have been the highlights of your Graduate Program experience thus far?
Going out to various sites and seeing the manufacturing operations, gaining a wealth of new knowledge other than just accounting and finance.
What is your #1 tip for graduates thinking of applying for the Visy Graduate Program?
Due to the size and market position of Visy, there are various opportunities over many disciplines which provide excellent versatility and keeps the job engaging.
What do you enjoy most about working at Visy?
My immediate team and I really get on well and we work great as a cohesive team. I am learning countless things under the tutelage.
What is your favourite part/most challenging aspect about working at Visy?
There are many challenges and tasks that get thrown at our team on the fly, dealing with them and producing correct reporting and data to our management is rewarding.