Senior Financial Reporting Consultant - Financial Services

Location: Melbourne CBD
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Accounting & Finance Banking & Financial Services
Salary: AU$95000 - AU$110000 per annum + Super
REF: 252226

The Client

My client is a leading financial services group in the heart of Melbourne's CBD. They boast a high-performance culture, first class career progression, friendly and motivated staff and are seen by many as an employer of choice.

Due to the recent take on of new clients, they seek an experienced and talented Senior Financial Accountant to join their already highly regarded team. As an organisation who continue to expand, there will be opportunities to move across business units or into team leading and managerial roles in the future.

The Role

  • Ensure the delivery of month-end reporting, Financial Statement preparation, tax reporting and regulatory reporting to APRA and ABS.
  • Prepare and review of Trust Distributions.
  • Provide a high level of client service, and be the first point of contact in relation to all accounting and tax queries for an allocation of clients.
  • Have direct liaison with clients to improve core processes and ensure that they evolve with regulatory changes and industry trends.
  • Work closely with Financial Reporting and Tax manager on new product developments and process improvement projects.
  • Help manage new client onboarding process as it relates to Financial reporting and Tax
  • Provide oversight of off shore teams' output and performance
  • Ensure sufficient risk management controls are in place and adhered to Northern Trust compliance standards

The Candidate

Successful candidates will have:

  • CA/CPA qualified.
  • At least 3 years' experience in financial accounting ideally from within a financial services environment. Candidates with a funds management, custody or superannuation background will be highly regarded.
  • A thorough understanding of Australian Accounting standards.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • An ability to work under pressure and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical, consultative, communication and judgment skills

If you would like to apply for the role, please do so ASAP and I will respond with feedback to all applications as quickly as possible.

Julian Soames

Principle Consultant - Banking and Financial Services