Senior Financial Accountant

Job title : Senior Financial Accountant
Location : Sydney
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Lachlan Wilkinson
Contact email : lwilkinson@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : 1268580
The Company:
Our client is an iconic Australian owned and operated company. The Group has been privately owned since 2000, enjoys revenues in excess of $1 Billion, employs over 3000 staff and is committed to a strong corporate culture of decentralised operations. 

The Role

Responsible for the Financial Accounting activities of ANZ entities, focusing on G/L integrity, statutory compliance, and taxation issues relevant to the business in ANZ. Direct management of the AP function.. Duties involved:
  • Ownership of the financial accounting function in ANZ including preparation and maintenance of relevant accounting accruals to the trial balance level and reconciliations for all financial accounts. Responsibility for the accuracy and integrity of the financial accounting G/L accounts for all entities, including all intercompany loan and trade balances.
  • Manage the AP process, including Concur account liaison, review of creditor payment runs, advise on G/L coding
  • Overall responsibility for local taxation compliance, including the preparation and timely lodgment and payment of company income tax instalments, GST, FBT, WHT for all ANZ entities.
  • Assist the Payroll Manager to review and reconcile annual payroll tax and workers compensation declarations to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and that all payroll-related liabilities are adequately provisioned in financial accounts.
Skills and experience required:
The successful applicant will have;
  • Completed CA or CPA qualification 
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a commercial accounting role, including hands-on Financial Accounting function for a complex multi-entity organisation.
  • Hands-on practical knowledge of ANZ tax reporting and compliance obligations, including strong experience in preparation and lodgment of GST/FBT/PAYG
  • Excellent communication skills with an attitude for learning
  • Strong analytical and numeracy skills
  • Strong Financial Accounting experience
How to Apply
Please apply online by clicking on the link below. For a further information, please contact Lachlan Wilkinson at lwilkinson@sharpandcarter.com.au.