Financial Accountant (fixed term contract until June 2022)

BNP Paribas
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Competitive Salary
Apr 16, 2021
Jun 11, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Purpose The financial accountant is part of a team responsible for ensuring the Finance & Control department meets its Financial, Regulatory & Control obligations for all BNP Paribas Australian entities. Responsibilities Direct Responsibilities
  • Execution of Daily, Monthly and Quarterly first level controls for BNPP Sydney Branch, BPAC
  • Monthly account justification for control purposes
  • Perform fair value effectiveness testing, nostro outstanding review, sensitive accounts review, etc..
  • Reporting
  • Preparation and review of audit files for the external auditors
  • Assisting with / Preparation of the local statutory financial statements and Annual Statutory returns
  • Preparation of month end accruals
  • Assist APAC finance head office reporting team with data validation, reporting, analysis etc.
  • Production of local regulatory reporting to APRA, ABS, RBA, ASIC, etc.
  • Tax
  • Income tax accrual calculation
  • Preparation of quarterly tax effect accounting
  • Preparation of monthly BAS return
  • Preparation of weekly withholding tax return
  • Preparation of and /or assistance with GST returns, BAS, AIIR reports, IAS and DTA
  • Preparation of information for tax returns
  • General
  • Back up other team members during leave
  • Provide support to other department on ad-hoc request
  • Assistance to the Head of Financial Reporting & Control.
  • Contributing Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the Permanent Control framework
  • Technical & Behavioural Competencies Core requirements for the role:
  • Financial services experience required
  • APRA regulatory reporting experience required
  • Ability to analyse and assess requirements and make suggestions and improvements
  • Experience of statutory account preparation
  • Working knowledge of tax requirements. Experience of preparation of various tax filings
  • Ability to work to tight timelines and under pressure to ensure deliverables are achieved
  • Strong communication skills
  • Core competencies required for the role:
  • Accountability and responsibility - committed to meeting objectives
  • Attention to detail
  • Team Orientation - works with the team to ensure timetables are met
  • Technical Experience IT Skills Package Level of Proficiency Required MS Word Intermediate Excel Intermediate Business Objects Intermediate
    Specific Qualifications Required
  • Accounting qualifications
  • Membership of CPA/CA
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