Financial Accountant

BNP Paribas
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Competitive Salary
May 01, 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.


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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