Corporate Accountant

Job title : Corporate Accountant
Location : Brisbane
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Job reference : 1474785
The Position 
Reporting directly to the Financial controller, you will be responsible for technical accounting with a focus on reporting and compliance. You will gain direct exposure to and work closely with exceptional finance leaders in the CFO and Financial Controller.
Key Responsibilities
  • Provide support to the CFO and Financial Controller on the interpretation of and compliance with accounting standards
  • Prepare technical papers to support accounting positions taken, and assist with the annual financial audit and responding to audit queries
  • Assist with internal audit requests and ensuring compliance with Group policies and processes
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual statutory financial statements, including tax effect accounting
  • Assist with end of month group reporting packs and analysis
  • Prepare relevant balance sheet reconciliations and assists with end of month balance sheet reviews
  • Prepare GST, FBT, Income tax, Payroll taxes and employer obligation reporting to the relevant governing bodies as required.
  • Ensure accurate financial reporting IFRS16 lease arrangements, manage the Lease Management systems from a financial perspective; review and approve monthly rent invoices
  • Manage accounting for acquisitions (preparation of Completion accounts; opening Balance Sheet journals; and goodwill calculations)
  • Manage accounting for divestments (review of Completion accounts; preparation of closing Balance Sheet journals and apportionment of goodwill)
  • Manage funding acquittals for various state government grants; liaise with the operations team to manage spend under the grants
  • Identify and implement process and control improvements
  • Undertake other responsibilities as required and directed by the Financial Controller
Skills and Experience
  • Tertiary qualifications in Accounting, Finance, Commerce or similar
  • CPA or CA Qualified
  • Experience within financial reporting and financial control
  • Advanced problem solving and planning and organisational ability
  • Sound Australian accounting standards knowledge
The Organisation
Sharp & Carter are proud to partner with this large organisation who are well placed within their industry field, with opportunities to continue their aspirations to scale and grow on a national basis.  With an impressive track record to date, they offer strong development opportunities and a fast paced yet enjoyable work culture with a family feel amongst the team.  They offer a collaborative and supportive work environment where new ideas and insights are valued; they are always looking for ways to improve and streamline processes where possible.  Corporate head office is situated in the inner northern suburbs of Brisbane, with free parking options available close to the office.
How to Apply
To apply please use the link below or for a confidential conversation please contact Tommy Carter on 0499 414 094 or