Job Description

Senior Financial Accountant, Contract

  • 08 Oct 2021
  • Sydney
  • ContractTemp

Senior Financial Accountant, Contract

*** You must be immediately available / have a short notice period **

The Role: 

Our client is a very fast growing Fintech business and they are looking for a Senior Financial Accountant to join the business IMMEDIATELY. The contract is for an initial 6 months but could also lead to a permanent role for the right candidate. The role is broad and will act as a 2IC to the Head Of Finance and assist with an array of tasks. 


Key duties: 

Assist with managing the half-year and end of year processes
Preparation of half year statutory financial and regulatory reports 
Preparation of BAS, IAS and fringe benefits tax returns.
Partner with the treasury team to maintain and develop processes and policies for implementation of securitisation / trust accounting, reporting, implementation of treasury and hedge accounting processes and reporting of derivative financial instruments under AIFRS
Ensure compliance with legislation, accounting standards, prudential standards, the Group Risk Management Framework, Operational Risk Management Framework and other relevant regulatory guidelines and quickly identify any associated risks. 
Maintain and develop new financial policies and procedures and implementation of associated accounting standards 
Month end reporting and operational approval and review of journals and invoices in D365 in accordance with accounting policies and GST requirements to ensure the integrity of the general ledger data
Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders across the business and externally. 
Support junior staff members in the team 


Key requirements: 

You must be immediately available / have a short notice period 
CA , CPA, ACCA qualified or equivalent 
Previous financial services experience is essential
Strong understanding of APRA regulations, AASB accounting standards and financial controls
Statutory reporting experience including financial statement preparation & BAS, IAS and fringe benefits tax returns preparation
Knowledge in foreign currency settlements, derivatives, interbank market settlement, trust and securitisation and general treasury and financial market practices
Excellent stakeholder management skills
Daily Rate

$600 - $700 per day 


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