Financial Accountant Financial Accountant …

in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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Financial Accountant
Job summary
We are currently searching for a talented Financial Accountant to join our Cognizant Finance team and liaise with senior business stakeholders to deliver finance services.
The role
As the Financial Accountant you will report to the ANZ Financial Controller and play a key role within the team providing multiple finance and accounting services to numerous teams. You will be involved in the preparation of financial statements, advice and guidance on financial systems and processes, performing month end reviews, and performing additional services our Finance team provides, including but not limited to -
• Ensuring compliance with local statutory and regulatory reporting requirements (e.g. payroll, GST, WHT, income tax reporting, filing of statutory financial statements, etc.)
• Processing and managing payroll related activities (e.g. superannuation legislation, single touch reporting, payroll tax, work cover etc.)
• Working on monthly, quarterly and annual financial statement close
• Ensuring compliance with global accounting policies
• Coordinate and interact with offshore finance shared services teams on various accounting and tax matters
• Assist with management of the external audit(s) and preparation of the annual financial statements
What does success look like?
• Previous experience in a Finance focused role in a corporate environment
• Bachelors Degree in Accounting / Finance / Business and a CPA / CA Qualification
• Strong technical accounting skills and knowledge of IFRS / USGAAP
• Exceptional communication and relationship building skills
• Ability to prepare financial statements and manage external audit processes
• Be the face of the Finance Function for local Associates and help with the resolution of a variety of finance matters
Next steps
If you are a highly analytical and organized financial professional with exceptional team building, communication, and stakeholder engagement skills and feel this opportunity suits you, we want to have a conversation with you! Please apply directly with us.

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