Senior Financial Accountant

Job title : Senior Financial Accountant
Location : Brisbane
Job type : Contract or Temp
Job reference : 1512418a
The Organisation
Sharp & Carter are proud to partner with a leading provider within the technology space. Dedicated to delivering comprehensive and innovative solutions to clients, their team is driven by a commitment to excellence and a passion for their industry.
You will be part of a supportive team that values your input and expertise. With recent growth, this is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to a leading company in the technology industry while enhancing your career.

The Position 
As a key member of the finance team, you will report directly to the Finance Manager. Your primary role will be responsible for the month-end completion of all ANZ companies to the Trial Balance stage. This role ensures the accuracy and completeness of the General Ledger and compliance with all month-end reporting deadlines, relevant accounting standards, tax laws, and company policies.

Key Responsibilities
  • Month-End Process Ownership: Prepare all journals, analysis schedules, and coordinate the wider finance team.
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations: Conduct thorough reconciliations to ensure financial accuracy.
  • General Ledger Integrity: Ensure appropriate coding across Chart of Accounts (CoA) products and departments.
  • Analytical Review Support: Assist with queries related to month-end results as directed by the Finance Manager.
  • Process Improvement: Enhance financial operation processes to maintain an accurate and complete book of records.
  • Tax and Audit Support: Aid in annual tax effect accounting returns, regular regional tax submissions, and end-of-year audits.
  • Stakeholder Management: Resolve queries professionally and efficiently.
  • Ad Hoc Assistance: Provide support to the Finance Manager and Regional Financial Officer as needed.
Experience and Skills
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Commerce, or Business
  • Qualified CPA/CA
  • Minimum of three years in a similar role or in a Chartered Accountant firm in Business Services.
  • Proficiency with Netsuite, Xero, and FinancialForce (Certinia) is advantageous.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles.
  • Intermediate Excel skills and adeptness with IT systems.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and the ability to work independently in ambiguous situations.
  • Creative problem-solving skills and a bias for action.