Senior Financial Accountant

Location: Sydney, CBD, Inner West, Eastern Suburbs
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $100K - $110K + Super
Contact: Patrick Ashton
Call: Patrick
Reference: 6186

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. With a flexible, hybrid (in office / work from home) arrangement, this is a business that has adapted well to the new way of working.

Reporting in to a talented, supportive and energizing CPA qualified finance professional who loves to develop their team. This is an excellent opportunity to learn within a stable & successful business you’ll be proud to say you work for.  

The Role

As Senior Financial Accountant you will work closely with the Financial Reporting Manager as well as the Finance Director. 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:

  • Prepare month end reporting and manage month end close maintenance

  • Manage cash flow reporting and forecasting

  • Balance sheet reconciliations

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

  • Manage fixed assets reporting

  • Oversee consolidation and reporting of results

  • 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

  • Support the Financial Reporting Manager in a range of ad hoc requirements projects

  • 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:

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

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

  • Ideally 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 skillset

If you are keen to find out more about this Senior Financial Accountant position, please contact Patrick Ashton at Richard Lloyd on 02 8324 5645, quoting reference 6186 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.