Finance Manager, Operational Accounting

Last updated 24 days ago
Location:Melbourne
Job Type:Contract/Temp

AustralianSuper is for all Australians and businesses; we invest members' money to help create the best possible retirement outcome. More than 2.2 million members trust us to invest more than $180 billion on their behalf, and we put them first in everything we do.

Here's where you come in…

To support the growth of the Fund we are seeking a Finance Manager, Operational Accounting to join us for a 12 month contract.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Financial Control & Reporting this people management role will be responsible for managing and overseeing the operational accounting team, and the delivery of financial data including financial statements and reporting to APRA.

In this role, you will monitor and analyse the accuracy and reliability of the accounting data, financial statements and accounting systems. You will play a key role in the annual external audit, drive financial control and governance, and provide end to end support to the Senior Manager, Financial Control & Reporting.

The role will require you to continuously review processes and will involve challenging assumptions, identifying trends and recommending solutions.

You'll need…

An effective people leader, you have led and developed a team in a manner that delivers high performance. You have strong, hands-on technical accounting skills and you communicate effectively (written and verbal).

You understand business objectives and drivers, and know how these translate into financial measures. You work well with stakeholders, and have the ability to influence and negotiate in a positive manner. Advanced analytical skills are essential, as is the ability to identify when data and analysis is materially incorrect and implement solutions. Previous experience in financial services, in particular superannuation or funds management will be highly regarded.

You hold a tertiary qualification in business, commerce or an equivalent field, and you are CA/CPA qualified.

If you have the skills required and would like to be considered, please apply now.