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Financial Reporting Manager

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Our client is seeking a dedicated and experienced Financial Reporting Manager to support their Controllership, maintaining and enhancing the internal control environment of the accounting function. This role involves producing financial information for use by business units and meeting reporting requirements. The successful candidate will also be responsible for accurate and timely production of tax-related financial information and returns, as well as managing Controllership staff.

  • Join a supportive team passionate about their work
  • Enjoy a modern and vibrant work environment with flexibility
  • Opportunity to work within a multinational insurance broker and risk advisory company

What you'll do:

As a Financial Reporting Manager, you will play an integral role in supporting our client's Controllership. You will take ownership of preparing year-end consolidated and company statutory accounts while ensuring compliance with relevant accounting standards. Your role will involve liaising closely with external auditors, reviewing tax-related disclosures, preparing board presentations, and producing regular financial reports. Furthermore, you will lead corporate accounting staff, fostering their development and growth within the organisation.

  • Manage the preparation of year-end consolidated and company statutory accounts and related note disclosures in accordance with relevant accounting standards.
  • Maintain a strong relationship with external auditors, including planning and ensuring audit requirements are met.
  • Review tax-related disclosures for the year-end consolidated statutory accounts in line with relevant accounting standards.
  • Prepare documentation for presentation to the Board, Audit Committees, and other key stakeholders.
  • Produce monthly, quarterly, and annual management financial information in accordance with accounting standards, policies, and timetable.
  • Manage corporate accounting staff, including team meetings, talent management, development, and training of staff.


What you bring:

The ideal Financial Reporting Manager brings extensive general accounting experience within Financial Services. She holds CA / CPA qualifications along with a degree in Commerce or Accounting. Her background includes preparing statutory financial statements, tax accounting, and tax reporting. She has proven experience managing staff effectively. While experience with a Big 4 or mid-tier professional services firm is beneficial, it's not essential. A solid understanding of US GAAP and IFRS reporting is crucial.

  • CA / CPA qualified.
  • Experience managing staff (preferred).
  • Knowledge in US GAAP and IFRS reporting.
  • Extensive accounting experience within Financial Services.
  • Experience with a Big 4 or mid-tier professional services firm (advantageous)
  • Experience in the preparation of statutory financial statements, tax accounting, and tax reporting (desirable).


What sets this company apart:

This opportunity allows you to join a global leader within the insurance broking and risk advisory sector, offering clients a wide range of specialist services. You will be part of a supportive team that is passionate about their work. The company values capability, creativity, and fairness in their people. They believe their greatest strength lies in the collective talent of their people, and they are committed to fostering an inclusive culture where diversity is celebrated. Enjoy a modern and vibrant work environment with flexibility to balance your office and home life.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.
To apply please click apply or call Marco Boscaini on +61 3 8628 2275 for a confidential discussion.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Finance Manager

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: AUD140,000 - AUD160,000 per annum + +super

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Melbourne

Job Reference: 1977660/001

Date posted: 3 June 2024

Consultant: Marco Boscaini

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