Senior Financial Accountant

Job title : Senior Financial Accountant
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Rebecca Close
Contact email :
Job reference : 1479524
About The Business:
Our client is a state owned - Financial administration business, dedicated to providing essential services for Victorians who, due to mental illness, injury, or disability, are unable to independently manage their own financial and/or legal affairs.

The Role: 
Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the financial integrity and stability of our client’s organisation. You will be responsible for leading financial reporting, analysis, and compliance activities, supporting strategic decision-making, and driving process improvements within the finance department.

Key tasks will include:
  • Prepare, review, and ensure compliance of financial statements with accounting standards and regulations.
  • Lead budgeting, forecasting, and analysis to support organizational objectives.
  • Conduct in-depth financial analysis, including variance and performance metrics, for senior management.
  • Manage financial operations, including cash flow, accounts, and general ledger maintenance.
  • Establish and maintain robust internal controls for financial data integrity and security.
  • Coordinate internal and external audits, providing necessary support to auditors.
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance financial operations.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to provide financial insights and support decision-making.
  • Mentor junior finance team members to foster their professional development.
  • Stay updated on accounting standards, regulations, and industry trends for compliance.
The Candidate
You possess highly developed technical accounting skills and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Other requirements include:  
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • CPA or CA qualification or near completion.
  • Proven experience in financial accounting, preferably within the financial services sector.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
How To Apply 
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