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Location
Salary
$120000 - $140000 per annum
Job Type
Contract
Ref
BH-167488
Contact
Stuart Soper
Contact email
Email Stuart
Posted
about 2 months ago
My client, a leading ASX Listed Financial Services group, is seeking a high calibre Senior Financial Accountant to join their Group Accounting Policy & Advice team.   As a key member of a small decidcated team of experts, you will be responsible for providing technical accounting advice to support business in its many initiatives. This includes, but is not limited to, advising on M&A transactions, capitalisation of projects, management of relationship with the auditors and assisting in the preparation of various financial reporting obligations throughout the year.

Your key responsibilities will include:    
  • Act as the subject matter expert to review and implement new accounting and reporting requirements under AASB and IFRS;
  • Performing technical analysis and drafting accounting advice memo on potential M&A transactions and other matters on an ad-hoc basis as they arise;
  • Drafting and/or revising accounting policies in response to changes in external requirements;
  • Assisting in the preparation of sections of the group financial report with a focus on highly technical elements;
  • Assisting in the preparation of high quality commentary, analysis and explanatory notes on the group's consolidated statutory reporting;
  • Providing technical accounting training to the Statutory Reporting team and the broader finance team;
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following key attributes and experience:
  • Qualified CA or CPA
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in either a Group Statutory Reporting or Accounting Policy team in an ASX listed environment, or current experience working in External Audit or an accounting advice / consulting role in a Big 4 or large 2nd tier audit firm
  • Sound understanding of the nature and principles of accounting standards and other statutory reporting requirements
  • Excellent working knowledge of AASB and IFRS accounting standards
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong problem solving skills and technical mindset
For further information on this role or to apply in confidence, please contact Stuart Soper on 02 8227 9200 or apply directly via the Apply for this job button. Only WORD FORMAT resumes will be accepted