Senior Group Accountant

Job title : Senior Group Accountant
Location : Sydney
Job type : Contract or Temp
Contact name : Laura Ruddlesden
Contact email : lruddlesden@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : 1196377
About the client
Well established, our client is listed overseas and is a true leader within the property and construction industry. They are a leading global contractor responsible for complex infrastructure projects. Our client is a multinational industry-leading organisation. They have been branded as an “employer of choice” within their field, with first-class employee training programs.

About the role:
They are looking for a Senior Group Accountant to assist the global finance team in a key crunch time and to be a key member to provide both technical financial accounting opportunity to join a vibrant and fast moving business and contribute directly to its continued success. - your responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):   

  • Ownership of the year end financial statements templates, to be approved by external auditor., 
  • Ownership of the management of the year end financial statement process
  • All Global IFRS 16 lease register and processes.
  • Mentoring junior team members
  • Liaising with external auditors
  • Coordinating that all changes are methodically changed in all statements
  • Ownership from start to finish of the 4x UK domiciled Holding Company financial statements through to signing  
  • Ownership of technical accounting memos for external audit e.g. IFRS   Mentoring junior staff members.   
  • Assist with balance sheet reconciliation reviews and clearing accounts  
  • Assist with new ERP upgrade testing, in particular consolidation testing Assist with the year end goodwill impairment assessment and memo Assist in the coordination and supply of information for the internal and external audit process. 
 The successful applicant will be:   
  • CA qualifications (or studying towards)
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills 
  • Big 4 / Mid tier second mover
  • Strong ability to deal with multiple stakeholders 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Interested in / experienced with staff management 
How to apply
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Laura Ruddlesden at lruddlesden@sharpandcarter.com.au