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Sydney CBD
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Job Summary

  • $135, 000 + superannuation + bonus
  • Global Investment Portfolio
  • Senior leadership decision and transaction support

The organisation are an international financial services leader, offering a full suite of banking products with a primary foothold in the Infrastructure, Asset and Investment Management sectors as well as Institutional Banking. They have gone through a consistent period of growth and continue to strengthen their Financial Reporting, Transaction Advisory and Decision Support functions. They offer an incredibly competitive remuneration, pride themselves on work-life balance and career development of their staff. 

The Role
The position is a newly created position focused on the ownership and delivery of technical accounting advice around Capital Transactions, Balance Sheet Management, Accounting Treatments and Financial Reporting across the group. The main duties of the role include; 

  • Partner with the CFO, Group Treasury and business leadership around investment decisions, accounting treatments and funding requirements,
  • Own the year-end, half-year and quarter-end reporting cycles, leading a team of on-shore and off-shore resources,
  • Partner with the CFO to implement group strategic initiatives and external policy requirements,
  • Act as a key project member across several process automation and dashboarding initiatives,
  • Project manage a number of accounting standard (IFRS 9, 16 and 15) implementation programs as well as a number of key strategic investment processes,
  • Transaction support around funding, capital allocation, debt/equity management and funds transfer,
  • Partner with group and in-function finance as well divisional front-office to manage the groups capital and risk profiles, and
  • Maintain regular external industry networking to stay abreast of industry changes, regulatory developments and market trends.

The Person
You will come with a broad background across Asset and Liquidity Management, Market Risk, Quantitative or Financial Control. Key criteria will include; 

  • Experience coaching and mentoring junior staff, 
  • Big 4 or mid-tier Chartered Firm foundations,
  • Strong understanding of Infrastructure, Asset Management or Investment Management sectors and products,
  • Demonstrable experience with technical financial reporting and transaction support,
  • A keen interest in senior leadership partnering, decision support and accounting treatment advice,
  • Strong tertiary foundations in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Commerce