Accounting & Finance

Senior Financial Accountant

Salary

Over $100,000

Location

Sydney

Job Type

Permanent

Job Ref

Date Posted

Tue, 2nd June 2020

Leading Financial Services Firm
Broad and Interesting Role
Growth and Development Opportunities
Diverse Financial Accounting role with a Multinational Financial Services firm. Opportunity to join a growing team and add value!


MARS Recruitment are currently partnering with a leading Financial Services organisation in their search for a Financial Accountant to join the growing team. This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced accountant looking for a broad role where they’ll be able to work on a number of different areas across the function. Our client is ideally looking for individuals who have a proven record within the Financial Sector and are confident liaising with both internal and external stakeholders across the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring timely delivery of statutory financial reports
  • Preparation of Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Reports for local Regulatory Authorities
  • Preparation and submission of regulatory reports
  • Ensure adherence to APRA and ensure policies and working procedures remain current
  • Ensure all accountancy and reporting procedures are up to date with legislated requirements
  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Client and auditor management
  • Resolution of accounting & general ledger queries from the business and clients
  • Execution of Daily, Monthly and Quarterly controls
  • Assisting with the preparation and review of audit files for the external auditors
  • Assisting with / Preparation of the local statutory financial statements
  • Assisting with the Annual Statutory returns
  • Ad-hoc project work as required

Essential Criteria:

  • Degree qualified in an Accounting related discipline complimented with CA/CPA qualifications
  • Ideally 2+ years of post qualified experience
  • Hands on experience in preparing statutory accounts
  • Hands on experience in preparing APRA returns and regulatory reports
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure to ensure deliverables are achieved
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Able to manage conflicting demands
  • Team player
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