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Senior Financial Accountant

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Our client, a leading international financial services firm, is seeking a highly skilled Senior Accountant to join their team. This newly created role offers an exciting opportunity to become the second in command to the Financial Controller. The successful candidate will have the chance to work in a dynamic and inclusive environment, with flexible working arrangements including the option to work from home. This role requires a strong background in financial services and a proven track record in statutory reporting.

What you'll do:

As a Senior Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in managing and overseeing key accounting functions within the organisation. Your responsibilities will include everything from overseeing month-end close processes to managing tax reporting. You'll also be tasked with reviewing regulatory reporting and preparing management reports on a monthly basis. In addition, you'll collaborate with other departments to streamline accounting procedures and provide support and guidance to junior accounting staff.

  • Oversee month-end close processes ensuring accuracy and timeliness
  • Manage tax reporting including Income tax, FBT, BAS, GST, etc.
  • Review regulatory reporting to ensure compliance with industry standards
  • Prepare management reports on a monthly basis
  • Collaborate with other departments to streamline accounting procedures
  • Provide support and guidance to junior accounting staff


What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Senior Accountant position will bring a wealth of experience from the financial services industry. Being CA/CPA qualified is essential, as is having strong statutory reporting skills. You'll need excellent interpersonal skills for collaborating with various departments, along with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously. A strong commitment to maintaining accuracy and attention to detail is also crucial.

  • Must be CA/CPA qualified
  • Proven experience within the Financial Services industry is required
  • Strong statutory reporting skills are essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for collaborating with various departments
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously
  • Strong commitment to maintaining accuracy and attention to detail


What sets this company apart:

This global financial services firm prides itself on its inclusive culture and commitment to employee well-being. They offer flexible working arrangements, including work-from-home options, allowing employees to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Their dynamic environment encourages collaboration and continuous learning, making it an ideal place for those looking to grow their career.

What's next:

Ready for your next career move? Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity!

The selection process includes two rounds of interviews. Apply today by clicking on the link!

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply. To apply please click apply or call Alison Newsome on +61 2 82893189 for a confidential discussion.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Financial Accountant

Industry: Financial Services

Salary: AUD130,000 - AUD150,000 per annum + + Super

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Sydney CBD

Job Reference: 1987500/001

Date posted: 10 July 2024

Consultant: Alison Newsome

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