Senior Group Accountant

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Competitive Salary
Apr 13, 2021
Jun 11, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Newly Created Role
  • High Profile role providing expertise to general managers
  • Sydney CBD Office Location

  • We are a professional membership body supporting 120 000+ diverse, talented and financially astute members.We employ over 350 people in 14 locations across Australia, New Zealand, UK and Asia. When you join us, you have an opportunity to develop great skills & strong networks and do something different and fresh with your career.

    The Group Accountant will provide technical accounting advice to the Finance Reporting and Compliance General Manager, Group Financial Controller and wider financial accounting team for an internationally recognised accounting professional body embarking on an ambitious 5 year plan.

    The Opportunity
  • Providing a strong technical input into the financial accounts and balance sheet recs
  • Ensuring compliance with various legislative requirements (like Australian Superannuation)
  • Working with the team to produce the annual accounts to the highest standard
  • Leading process changes with a strong technical accounting component
  • Provide depth in the delivery of key finance processes (eg annual group and related entity accounts, tax returns, statistical filings etc...).
  • Being part of the GMFRC leadership team to develop and deliver on the CFO functional strategy

  • Great To have CA qualified (or similar)
  • 5 years + relevant post-qualification experience
  • CA qualification or equivalent
  • Proven track record in technical accounting, reporting & compliance (Australian Group Reporting in ASX environment is ideal)
  • Exposure to tax requirements
  • Strong written (board/ARC level papers) and verbal communication
  • Eye for detail, but also able to see wood from the trees depending on the situation
  • Ability to work effectively across geographies, with the bulk of the FRC team being based in Wellington

  • Desired
  • Big four audit experience ideal
  • Knowledge of Netsuite accounting system
  • Experience in Integrated Reporting a bonus

  • Position Description

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