Senior Financial Accountant

Job title : Senior Financial Accountant
Location : New South Wales
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Claudia Freiha
Job reference : 1501916
The Company
Our client is an market leading FMCG company with a rich heritage and dedication to excellence. With a huge local presence that is continually growing, they are seeking a driven individual with a growth mindset who can improve and enhance processes and controls. This is an exciting opportunity with genuine internal progression on offer.

The Opportunity
As the Senior Financial Accountant, you will support the Group Finance Manager and play a pivotal role in this high performing Finance team.

Key Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
  • Lead, develop, and mentor two direct reports
  • Prepare annual and half-yearly financial reports
  • Analyze the impact of new accounting standards and present technical accounting papers
  • Manage AASB 16 lease accounting entries and analysis
  • Handle accounting for Group transactions
  • Prepare weekly/monthly/ad-hoc journal entries for P&L and Balance Sheet accuracy
  • Oversee month-end processes and ensure accuracy of reconciliations
  • Prepare sections of the monthly board pack slides
  • Forecast and budget for group expenses
  • Conduct general ledger analysis, identify variances, and provide commentary
  • Prepare reports, reconciliations, and schedules for external audits
  • Coordinate with finance and non-finance stakeholders
  • Lead and drive process improvements across the business
  • Execute day-to-day treasury deals
  • Draft semi-annual covenant calculations and compliance certificates
  • Implement and maintain an effective control environment
Key Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting
  • CPA/CA (or studying towards) desirable
  • Big 4 experience (previous or current) highly advantageous
  • Strong leadership skills with experience managing direct reports
  • Proficiency in TM1 (financial reporting) and BPCS (accounting ERP)
  • Ability to analyze data and translate it into business insights
  • Understanding of stakeholder engagement
  • Problem-framing and influencing skills
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel proficiency
How to Apply
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Claudia Freiha at