Senior Financial Accountant

Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Banking & Financial Services
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH222298_1527121395

Senior Financial Accountant

  • Global insurance group
  • Senior accounting resource
  • Key finance contact within the business

Our client is a global insurance group going through a major growth transformation. An excellent opportunity is available for an experienced Financial Accounting with exposure to general insurance sector to join their financial reporting team.

Reporting to the Financial Reporting Manager you will play a leading role in the preparation of quarterly, half year and annual APRA returns, analysing return results, as well as playing a leading hand in preparing all statutory returns for the general insurance business. On top of this you will also contribute to the implementation of IFRS17 for both group and local reporting purposes. In terms of stakeholder management you will also contribute to strategic initiatives through liaising with other finance teams, actuarial division, tax and other global offices.

To be considered you will ideally have experience in a financial reporting role focussing on the general insurance sector. In addition you will have exceptional communication skills in terms of working within a team as well as key stakeholders as well as contributing to key initiatives including the implementation of IFRS 17. You will be adaptable, enjoy responsibility and be able to act as a 2IC to the Financial Reporting Manager in the future.