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Senior Accountant - Financial Controls and Compliance

Job Title: Senior Accountant - Financial Controls and Compliance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: Circa $135k package
Reference: 2914054q
Contact Name: Phillip Pham
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Job Published: July 10, 2019 12:45

Job Description


My client is a large educational authority; an institution which prides itself on innovation and breaking ground wherein it has garnered worldwide acclaim in an established field.


Reporting into the Head of Fin Controls and Compliance, this role forms part of a newly created team and function which will be called upon to develop and execute on a comprehensive controls and compliance program across the Group, from scratch.

This will be a highly visible, value add role wherein you will work with business unit finance teams, understand and document their controls and identify areas for improvement as well as establish continuity and visibility on these matters at group level.

Additionally, you will be subject matter expert for the application and interpretation of national accounting standards, supporting in strategic initiatives or key projects that require assessments of accounting standards.

Finally, you will also deliver the creation of the Group external annual financial statements for submission to leadership.

ABOUT YOU(what you possess)

The successful candidate will a highly technically accomplished CA/CPA qualified candidate who has strong experience in a financial controls and compliance environment.

Ideally, you will have a chartered background (not necessary) in audit as well as experience working in a similar capacity, or previously having managed relevant projects in a large commercial business.

As this is a business facing role you will have first class communication skills (both verbal and written) and be able to interact with stakeholders at all levels.

This is an ideal entry into a large circa 100 person finance team, in a role which builds strong relationships within the organisation and set yourself up for excellent career opportunities within a business with a focus on internal development of staff or, demonstrate excellent transferable skills for your next career move.

Sound like you? Hit "apply" to submit your CV. Or, contact Phillip Pham via 9775 5922 for a confidential discussion.