Senior Financial Accountant

Location: CBD, Inner West, Eastern Suburbs
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $80K - $95K + Super
Contact: David LLOYD Landau
Call: David
Reference: 6154

The Company

Our client is an instantly recognisable media business with a range of well-known high-profile brands.  

With an extremely collaborative and upbeat office culture, this is an environment where all ideas are welcome. Working one day from home and four in their modern newly refurbished offices, this is a business that has adapted well to the new way of working.

Reporting into a talented, supportive, and energising Big 4 trained CA who loves to develop her team, this is an excellent opportunity to learn within a stable and successful business you’ll be proud to say you work for.

The Role

As Senior Financial Accountant you will work closely with the Financial Accounting Manager as well as the Financial Controller. Your role will be broad and see you involved and exposed to an appealing range of duties. You will quickly become responsible for month-end reporting whilst also helping to drive exciting process improvement initiatives.

 Other key duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Month-end close maintenance

  • Manage cash flow reporting and forecasting

  • Review and approve payments to creditors and employees

  • Balance sheet reconciliation

  • Act as the primary finance contact for the operations' team queries

  • Manage fixed assets reporting

  • Manage intercompany transactions and balances

  • Prepare and review balance sheet reconciliations

  • Manage property contracts for accounting impacts

  • Prepare calculations and disclosures for IFRS 16 Lease reporting

  • Prepare year-end financial statements and respond to audit requests

  • Review and prepare reporting for compliance (ie: ABS reporting and others)

  • Support the Financial Accounting Manager with reporting requirements

  • Involvement in ongoing project and process improvement initiatives

  • Review work of and coach junior team members such as the Financial Accountant and Assistant Accountant


Your Background

To be considered for this Senior Financial Accountant position you will ideally meet the majority of the following criteria:

  • Either making your first move out of Chartered (audit or business services) or, have worked in Commercial in a similar role previously (commercial experience could include working as a Financial Accountant, Senior Accountant or equivalent)

  • If coming from commerce, you must have proven hands-on month-end reporting knowledge along with a stable work history

  • Professionally qualified as an Accountant (e.g. CA, CPA, ACA, CIMA, ACCA, or equivalent) with a strong track record of progression and achievement

  • Have a passion for participating in projects and process improvements

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills in order to effectively liaise and partner with multiple stakeholders

  • Be excited to take on a position with a broad remit where you can add value, take on responsibility, and grow your skill set

If you are keen to find out more about this Senior Financial Accountant position, please contact David Landau at Richard Lloyd on 02 8324 5641, quoting reference 6154 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.