financial accountant in Sydney CBD

Sydney CBD, New South Wales
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job description

Our client, a leading and reputable global bank is seeking a Financial Accountant on an initial 6 month temporary contract. The successful candidate will assist the Financial Controller and wider Finance team in coordinating a smooth month end process.

The key responsibilities of the Financial Accountant will be:

  • Coordinate the month-end process including reporting of results for the securities entities
  • Liaising with offshore teams to investigate offshore/local intercompany breaks
  • Preparation and analysis of monthly consolidated US GAAP and A-IFRS results
  • Preparation of annual statutory reports, quarterly reporting packs and local/US regulatory returns
  • Liaise with external auditors and completing requests and resolving issues
  • Ad hoc requirements and projects including working with Treasury to ensure funding requests are processed and working on system upgrade projects

The successful Financial Accountant will have the following experience:

  • CA/CPA qualified (or equivalent)
  • 3+ years experience in a similar Financial Accounting role within the Banking sector
  • Sound technical accounting and tax experience in US GAAP or A-IFRS
  • Ideally knowledge of local regulatory requirements (ASX)
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and time management
  • Excellent relationship management and interpersonal abilities

If interested in applying to the Financial Accountant position please apply today, for further information please call Gail Cunningham on (02) 8215 1086.


Month-end, Financial Reporting, Statutory reports, Regulatory Returns, US GAAP, ASX, A-IFRS, Oracle GL
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