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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 $135,000 p.a. package
Reference: 3132295
Contact Name: Phillip Pham
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Job Published: May 20, 2020 17:00

Job Description

The Organisation

My client is a large educational authority; an institution which prides itself on innovation where it has garnered worldwide acclaim in an established field. It offers a highly collaborative and supportive culture with excellent career pathways as well as a flexible working environment and healthy work/life balance.

The Role

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.

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 accounting standards, supporting 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 council.

ABOUT YOU (what you possess)
  • CA/CPA qualified
  • Experience working in or auditing medium to large businesses in financial controls and compliance capacity
  • First class communication skills - THIS IS A BUSINESS PARTNERING, VALUE ADD ROLE!
  • Technical accounting and financial reporting experience 
  • Previous experience working in audit for a big 4 or mid-tier firm is highly regarded
This is an ideal entry into a large c100 person finance team, in a role which builds strong relationships across the business and as such is an excellent segway into other opportunities within or as a platform to demonstrate invaluable 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.