Group Reporting Accountant

Inner Suburbs Melbourne Permanent
  • Global retailer in Australia
  • Flexible working arrangements

About Our Client

My client is a well recognised global retailer with its headquarters based in Melbourne. As a result of a maternity leave cover, the opportunity has arisen for a Group Accountant to join the business on a 15-month contract.

Job Description

Reporting into the Group Reporting Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare monthly consolidated statutory reporting (Balance sheet, Income statement and cash flow statement, along with preparation of Group elimination entries)
  • Prepare the monthly Finance Report (internal management accounts) for distribution to management
  • Assist in the compilation of commentary and analysis on monthly performance and drivers of variances to support the monthly financial consolidation process
  • Business partner with Regional Finance Managers and 3rd party accountants to obtain information relevant to monthly/quarterly close process
  • Assist in the co-ordination of the group audit process throughout the year
  • Drive improvements in the reporting process to improve the quality and timeliness of group reporting
  • Assist in compiling responses to monthly/quarterly and other ad-hoc reporting requests

The Successful Applicant

Successful candidate:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Business, Accounting, Finance or Commerce
  • CA/CPA Qualified
  • A background at a Big 4 Accounting firm and/or Industry experience in the retail sector
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Great communicator and attention to detail
  • Experience with consolidated statutory and management reporting

What's on Offer

Benefits:

  • Global retail exposure
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Supportive team environment
Contact
Julia Aruci
Quote job ref
JN-042022-5416852
Phone number
+61 3 8640 3145

Job summary

Function
Accounting & Finance
Specialisation
Group Accounting
What is your industry?
Retail
Location
Inner Suburbs Melbourne
Job Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Julia Aruci
Consultant phone
+61 3 8640 3145
Job Reference
JN-042022-5416852

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