Senior Financial Accountant

Job title : Senior Financial Accountant
Location : Sydney
Job type : Contract or Temp
Contact name : Laura Ruddlesden
Contact email :
Job reference : LR1445786
Role Description:
An exciting opportunity is available within a leading logistics and infrastructure organisation to fill a crucial position in their finance team. This Senior Financial Accountant role will be responsible for the reporting, analysis, and insights within a leading division of the company. 

Working closely with The National Finance Manager amongst a small team, your responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • The analysis of monthly results (key movements, variances to budget, prior period etc), most importantly ensuring cost and revenue recognition is accurately represented in the P&L’s.
  • Support The National Finance Manager with any assistance required for annual budgeting process or any quarterly reforecast preparation.
  • Calculate the Leave Accruals and prepare the journals on a monthly basis.
  • Reconcile the intercompany accounts including overseas’ business. 
  • Oversee the preparation of monthly balance sheet account reconciliations. 
  • Conduct regular detailed reviews of balance sheet accounts to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Assist in the monthly, half-yearly and year-end accounting close and consolidation. 
  • Implement robust financial policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with the Corporate Finance Team in relation to supporting financial reporting obligations, tax compliance, payroll and treasury, insurance and other team members.
Collaborate with colleagues within the Logistics and Infrastructure and Bulk finance teams to better manage intercompany transactions.

The successful applicant 
Ideally, you will be a CA/CPA Qualified Accounting professional and will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills as your ability to interact and engage cross-functionally within the business will be crucial to your success. You will have previous experience in a Big 4 audit firm or prior exposure to ASX listed reporting. You will demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Proven ability to work under strict deadlines while managing multiple competing priorities.

About the Client
Our client is a leading organisation within the logistics industry. With a strong market presence in import and export logistics services, this organisation operates across Australia, New Zealand, and South-East Asia, and has a significant market capitalisation.

How to apply: 
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, contact Laura Ruddlesden on or on 0488 756 943.