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Financial Accountant - Chatswood, Sydney

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Work type: Permanent
Location: Australia - NSW
Categories: Corporate Functions / Administration

  • Want to challenge yourself in a fast paced, growing global organisation?
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  • Chatswood, NSW

About the role

Working in the ANZ Finance team and reporting into the Finance Manager, this role makes a difference to the business by driving accurate and timely reporting of financial information, working closely with key stakeholders across treasury, commercial, shared services and our operations teams.

You'll be responsible for:

  • Preparing monthly profit and loss and balance sheet reporting for each entity in line with divisional and group finance timetables
  • Ensuring journal data entries are made accurately and on time and that transactions are coded correctly in the general ledger
  • Preparing reconciliations for balance sheet and intercompany accounts
  • Assisting with the preparation of year-end financial reporting for the Australian parent company and our subsidiaries including tax accounting
  • Assisting with the preparation of the annual FBT Return and Income Tax Return
  • Providing financial data to assist with the analytical review of business operations
  • Preparing financial data for submission to statutory bodies
  • Liaising with auditors for Australia, New Zealand and US statutory year end audits
  • Driving process improvements
  • Supporting the Finance Manager to coach/develop our Assistant Financial Accountants

To be successful in the role you’ll have: 

  • CA/CPA/ACCA qualifications
  • 3+ years’ financial accounting experience gained in audit or industry environments
  • Excellent communicator at all levels
  • Demonstrated experience in financial accounting processes and an updated understanding of Australian GAAP/IFRS (knowledge of US GAAP preferred), tax effect accounting concepts
  • An ability to ‘think on your feet’ – have a high level of initiative and problem-solving skills
  • A strong team focus with an excellent customer service ethic
  • High organisational skills and are able to prioritise and meet reporting deadlines
  • A focus on accuracy with a high attention to detail
  • Solid MS Excel skills

This role is perfect for a finance professional who is looking to develop their career within a professional services environment.

Please note: You must hold Australian work rights to apply for this position

About us

Every day, our people come together to find solutions for our clients’ complex challenges.
Our experts are at the forefront of their specialisation in engineering, geotechnical, environmental, and project management services.

Whether in Australia, New Zealand, or collaborating on projects across the globe, you’ll be part of a team of 20,000 professionals committed to affecting positive change.

Our benefits include:

  • Supportive and flexible/hybrid work environment
  • Option to purchase an additional 4 weeks leave per year
  • Paid Parental and Partner Leave
  • Participation in company ownership through our employee stock purchase plan
  • Gatherings and end of year celebrations
  • Novated vehicle leasing options

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion
We care about what makes us different - and it’s our people. We understand that uniqueness delivers new thinking. Our clients do too.

We’re committed to ensuring our workforce reflects the rich diversity of the communities in which we work.

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