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Financial Accountant
Sydney West
Permanent Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join our team. This is a permanent position, with flexible work arrangements available to work at our Sydney Olympic Park office, York Street office, and from home. This position reports to the Asset Finance Manager


This position will be supporting and assisting in the fixed and leases processes.


Your key accountabilities will include

  • Supports the delivery of key activities (whether delivered on or offshore) covering timely completion, compliance with policies (Accounting, Tax or Lion) and managing business partnering relationships
  • Assist with the completion of the month-end cycle within clearly defined timelines, including accounting for projects (Capex and Opex) and review of project costs.
  • Take ownership of the depreciation and amortisation process including monthly posting, variance analysis, forecasting, budgeting, and ad hoc reporting where required.
  • Ensure maintenance of project master data, including project codes and asset shells.
  • Ensure allocated balance sheet reconciliations are completed monthly with appropriate resolution of all reconciling items.
  • Supporting the business in the completion of comprehensive analytical reviews across key P&L/balance sheet items and proactively managing resolution of queries.
  • Establish and maintain audit trails
  • Support delivery of financial insights for business partners through timely reporting and analysis
  • Provide timely and accurate information for external audit and J-SOX requirements and support the associated processes as required


What we are looking for in a candidate

  • Prior experience in an analytical role within FMCG or similar environment
  • Developing systems skills including SAP and practical experience in working with big data and reporting tools (i.e. SQL, Alteryx and PBI) 
  • Experience in management and financial reporting to deliver meaningful insights
  • Experience with Australian and New Zealand taxation legislation and application.


What to expect from us

We’re proud of our diverse workforce, acknowledging our people for the unique individuals they are. When it comes to flexibility, we understand that one size doesn’t fit all. Our flexible working program, LionFlex enables us to work in ways that support our lifestyle to help us balance our career with the other important things in life.


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