Senior Financial Accountant

North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Competitive Salary
Apr 24, 2021
Jun 10, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Equifax is a leading global data, analytic and technology company, supporting customers across 24 countries. We have been serving the Australian and New Zealand markets for over 60 years. Through continuously adapting to our environment, not only have we remained a market leader, we drive and challenge ourselves to do better to help our customers live their financial best.

Our people are what makes us great at what we do - we see every member of our team as an integral piece of a jigsaw. We celebrate differences and recognise that each person brings with them unique talents and perspectives. We provide our people the support and flexibility to manage their work-life balance. At Equifax we genuinely care about our people and our ability to come together as #OneEquifax.

The perks of being an Equifax employee within the Finance team?

There are lots of perks of being an Equifax employee - we offer additional leave days as we recognise the importance of taking time out, whether that's to catch up on some rest, celebrate a birthday, or give back to our community by volunteering. We are committed to the wellbeing of our people and provide them with discounted health cover through BUPA, access to comprehensive hearing services and discounts, and offer 24/7 support through our employee assistance program. Our leadership team fosters a culture of ownership, they will lead, coach, mentor and listen. We support one another to feel confident to speak up and hold each other accountable to work with integrity.

Our leaders practice transparency and encourage us to take full ownership of our work, debate ideas and create solutions that drive positive change for our customers. Our progressive and outcomes focussed culture sees everyone making an impact, at every level.

We assume the best in each other and collaboratively work together to achieve the best possible results. We are supported in driving our own development and are given every opportunity to work on interesting and challenging projects. Working with our diverse Finance team means that you will see first hand the impact you can make not only for our business, but also our customers.

What you'll do:

The Senior Financial Accountant is responsible for managing the most complex accounting activities associated with maintaining the general ledger, month end closing, and developing financial statements. This role will be responsible for ensuring revenue recognition under US GAAP for the ANZ region including compliance with SOX controls over revenue recognition and calculation, posting of US GAAP adjustments. Part of this role will also involved assisting with technical accounting issues and activities as they arise.

What are we looking for?
  • Fully qualified CA/CPA
  • 5 years' experience in accounting or auditing roles
  • Familiarity with accounting revenue recognition principles from both US GAAP and AIFRS perspective
  • Experience with Oracle accounting software
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Success attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?
  • Accountable
  • Brave
  • Curious
  • Collaborative
  • Individualist
  • Trustworthy
  • Dedicated

  • At Equifax, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate'

    Seeing responsibilitiesand competencies laid out on paper can be confronting. At this stage of the application process, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with our confidence. Please know, we list these items to give you an opportunity to show us yourpotential and how you cangrow and transform with us.

    Your ability to demonstrate that you possess/have the real potential to develop the required capabilities, knowledge, experience and qualifications to perform in our roles is what we would like to hear from you. Where possible, you should support your claims with specific examples of what you have done and how you did it.

    However you identify, and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come to work every day!