Senior Manager - Policy and Assurance Group Financial Reporting (Sydney)

Macquarie Group
Lakemba, New South Wales, Australia
Competitive Salary
Mar 12, 2021
May 11, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Work with and contribute to a world class financial reporting team.

Our Financial Management Group's strategy is to strengthen foundations and enable growth. It's through our culture of being curious, generous and bold that we are able to partner with our customers to deliver quality solutions for complex demands and adapt to market, business and regulatory-driven change.

We are currently going through an exciting period of transformation and as a result are looking to build out capabilities relating to Policies and Assurance within our Group Financial Reporting function.

Joining our Group Financial Reporting team in Sydney as a Senior Manager, reporting directly into the Head of Group Financial Reporting and managing a team of skilled individuals. You will work closely with the supporting Leadership team, your voice, passion, and vision will empower and steer this crucial team towards meeting their objectives.

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to develop breadth and depth of expertise and demonstrate measurable. In this role you will be responsible for overseeing the development of financial reporting-related policies to support the preparation of key financial reports, several of which form part of the group's reporting to its external stakeholders that include shareholders and other providers of capital. You will also be responsible for overseeing the an assurance model to provide integrity of the financial reporting process.

With a global lens, you will be partnering with the broader financial reporting team as well as other finance teams group regulatory reporting teams, the group's Accounting Policy and Advisory Group and Group Financial Planning and Analysis across our Financial Management Group and other functions such as our legal and governance team.

Your deep knowledge of financial reporting, policies and controls will be leveraged to regularly engage and consult with your stakeholders. You will also be interested in improving operational processes, and enjoy communicating with a variety of stakeholders. You will also be asked to think strategically in order to identify process improvement opportunities.

You will be part of a purpose driven team dedicated to strengthening our foundations and enabling growth in this versatile work environment. You are a goal oriented, hardworking, people-focused individual with banking, audit and control improvements' experience. It is also desirable that you have working knowledge of regulatory risk concepts and standards, familiarity with financial services businesses and have excellent verbal and written communication skills across a variety of different audiences and be comfortable with adapting to change regularly.

Your technical skills and qualifications will include:
  • a tertiary degree in Business/Commerce and 10+ years' post-qualification experience in the financial services or investment banking industry
  • knowledge of financial statements and accounting requirements and standards (Australian Accounting Standards / International Financial Reporting Standards)
  • prior experience in group level internal audit, assurance, operational risk roles are highly regarded
  • strong relationship building skills and stakeholder management skills will also be paramount to your success in this role.

  • You will have tenacity, agility and a proven ability to sustain high levels of performance in a fast-paced, output focused environment and maintain a high degree of stakeholder management and with well-developed influencing skills.

    If you have a collaborative approach, are curious with the ability to learn and adapt quickly whilst adhering to change, then apply today.

    Please note that we are not accepting candidates from recruitment agencies for this role.

    Please note that we are not accepting candidates from recruitment agencies for this role.

    About the Financial Management Group

    The Financial Management Group provides financial, tax and treasury services to all areas of Macquarie. The group is focused on providing strategic analysis and advice to Macquarie's businesses and senior management, managing Macquarie's funding, liquidity and capital position, ensuring Macquarie continues to meet regulatory and compliance obligations and managing Macquarie's corporate affairs.

    Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

    Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

    We recognise that flexibility comes in a variety of forms. Talk to us about what flexibility you need.

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