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Our client is a leading global bank with a sizeable operation in Australia. They are seeking a Senior Management Accountant to join their Performance Management team in Sydney. 

The Senior Management Accountant will be responsible for producing accurate and timely management information. They are responsible for accuracy of costs allocations of all business operations in Australia. They contributes to the review, maintenance and optimisation of reporting production in order to secure regional alignment.

The ideal applicant will have over four years’ Management Accounting / reporting experience from another large financial services firm as well as being CPA, ACCA qualified. 


  • In charge of expenses (accruals booking, analysis, commentaries,…)
  • Analysis of revenues across all metiers (fees, margins,…)
  • Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare commentary for territory reporting and ad-hoc local analysis
  • Presentation of Finance reporting to senior management
  • Review/adjust Flash report prepared regionally/offshore
  • Review of expense reports sent to business managers
  • Monitoring and analyze the performance of APAC functions, ITO teams and territories to aid stakeholders in making informed business decisions
  • Coordination and communication functions, PMO and COO on structural, strategic or regulatory evolution with potential impact in their financials
  • Analysis of expenses and preparation of FBT return
  • Support regional preparation of budgets and forecasts (as applicable) through data collection and control
  • Review of HR related GL entries and undertake quarterly accounting processes for deferred bonus calculations
  • Acts as cover for other Performance Management Team members during periods of annual leave

Technical & behavioural competencies

  • Sound working knowledge of accounting systems, Excel, Word, Lotus Notes.
  • Technical – Clear understanding of expense booking principles , P&L impact,  accruals,, cost centers, expense nature.
  • Strong attention to detail and reconciliation skills – there is a high number of manual processes and adjustments each month.
  • Adept at learning different systems, the role crosses AP, Performance databases, and GL Accounting so an ability to be flexible and learn systems is important.
  • High work standards and strong attention to detail.
  • Commitment to achieving the organisation’s objectives.
  • Ability to understand and evaluate numerical data.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Team player and partnering attitude.
  • Budgeting experience beneficial.

Qualification & experience

  • Post Graduate Diploma or other studies in Accounting and / or the Banking / Finance Industry.
  • ACCA or CPA 
  • Management reporting experience, preferably in Financial Services / Custodian business.

This is a well-paying position with a salary variable based on relevant experience between $120-140k + super and bonus.

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