Senior financial accountant sample job advertisement

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Senior financial accountant, REF: F90111

Who we are:

Cumin & Stout Accounting & Finance recruits qualified accountants for Australian businesses. Our clients include multinational companies, government agencies and SMEs.

Our client:

Our client is a large insurance company which employs the best talent in the market. You will be working with a team of committed and dynamic individuals and you will enjoy significant mentoring and excellent progression prospects.

The role:

The client requires a skilled Senior Financial Accountant to join their experienced finance team. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, you will have broad responsibilities across financial and management reporting. You can look forward to generous financial incentives, gaining exposure to commercial areas of the business and genuine opportunities for career progression.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Management of financial monthly reporting
  • Analysis of reports to advise on cashflow, budgets and forecasts
  • Provision of high-level financial, taxation and business development advice
  • Making recommendations on process improvements and presenting those recommendations to senior stakeholders
  • Delivering the annual budget and quarterly budget forecast
  • Providing commentary on the financial figures of the business
  • Management and development of a team of accountants

The ideal candidate:

The ideal candidate will be CA/CPA qualified, with a minimum of four years experience in a similar role in financial accounting. You will have strong technical accounting skills and be able to manage financial reporting requirements in a complex corporate structure. You will also have demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to present financial information to a wide audience.

Key personal attributes:

  • Strong communication skills and ability to translate numbers into words
  • Strong leadership skills and experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Be highly motivated and able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently but also enjoy working in a fast-paced, team environment

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to Amelia Moonie: [email protected], quoting reference number F90111.

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