Senior Financial Accountant - Renewables

  • 04-06-24
  • $125K - $140K + Super + significant bonus
  • CBD, Inner West, Eastern Suburbs
  • Full-time
  • Hybrid working on offer
  • Standalone, technical reporting role within the wider finance team of 14
  • Leading Australian renewables business with a mandate for expansion
  • CBD-based, paying $125K - $140K + Super + significant bonus

Senior Financial Accountant - Renewables - CBD

Company Background

One of Australia’s leading renewables businesses, backed by one of the world’s largest Infrastructure players, is significantly expanding its local footprint with multiple acquisitions of solar, wind and battery assets. To support their targeted and ambitious growth plans, the Senior Management team and Board have identified the need for a technically sound Senior Financial Accountant to assist with the consolidated and technical reporting for the business and its multiple entries. 

The Role

Reporting to the Financial Reporting Manager, this role will be critical in providing technical accounting/reporting, in what is a highly complex and inquisitive business. More specifically the role will be responsible for the: 

  • Managing day-to-day accounting activities and month end process for assets, corporate and JDA entities
  • Processing journal entries, Profit & Loss preparation and analysis and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assisting with the preparation of month-end group reporting including consolidations, reconciliations, and analysis of group results
  • Assisting with the preparation of group statutory reports and compliance deliverables according to legislations or debt covenants
  • Assisting with managing technical accounting areas, including leases, fixed assets, valuations, financial instruments, M&A etc. 
  • Assisting with the yearly audit
  • Preparing various tax returns for trust and corporate entities, preparing and co-ordinating deferred tax entries, ensuring all tax compliance deliverables are high-quality, and technically accurate
  • Group tax reporting, including the oversight of tax postings and balances during the month-end process, half-year and year-end reporting and preparation of tax notes for statutory accounts for the group
  • Assisting with the preparation of board reporting deliverables
  • Managing JV investments
  • Assisting with budgeting & forecasting process

Your Background

To be considered for the role, our client is targeting a candidate who is genuinely excited to establish themselves in a newly created technical and reporting role. Best placed to make this role successful are candidates that have:

  • Substantial Financial Accounting experience, ideally with exposure to consolidated and statutory accounting 
  • Worked within large, complex businesses (ideally within capital intense industries, such as Energy, Utilities, Infrastructure, Mining or Property)
  • Recognised qualifications in Accounting, Finance, and Commercial coupled with CA / CPA (or equivalent) 

If you are keen to apply for this Senior Financial Accountant role, please contact Kent Maxwell at Richard Lloyd on 02 8324 5644 quoting reference 8650 or click on 'apply now' below.

Please submit your CV in Word format and note that due to the high volume of responses we receive only suitable candidates will be contacted.

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