Operations - Financial Reporting - Associate

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Location:Sydney
Job Type:Full Time

J.P. Morgan Securities Services (SS) is a premier securities servicing provider that helps institutional investors, alternative asset managers, broker dealers and equity issuers optimize efficiency, mitigate risk and enhance revenue. IS leverages the firm's global scale, leading technology and deep industry expertise to service investments around the world. Locally, the IS business has a strong market position, ranking first in most valuable cross border assets and second by total assets under custody.

Financial Reporting is part of Securities Services (SS) and provides financial reporting, taxation including distribution and tax returns for clients. Clients include large fund managers and superannuation funds based in Australia as well as other locations.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Review of Financial Reporting products such as distributions, Audit packs, Trial Balances, Financial Statements, BAS, Indirect Cost Ratio, ABS reporting and AASB7 reporting
  • Ensure that all deliverables are updated, completed and delivered according to agreed timetables and client SLAs
  • Provide assistance to the Senior Tax Manager in relation to financial reporting and tax related issues
  • Assist and facilitate communication with clients over their reporting requirements and queries
  • Build and maintain internal and external client relationships; act as a subject matter expert for Financial reporting products
  • Represent Financial Reporting team on specific projects relating to clients, process improvements, and product development

To be successful you will need:

  • Tertiary qualification in Accounting or a related discipline with at least 6 years’ experience in financial accounting/tax within financial and/or professional services
  • Solid experience in statutory reporting and applications of accounting standards in accordance with AASB &IFRS and tax reporting specifically in income tax returns and trust distribution calculations
  • Effective planning and time management skills, with demonstrated initiative and proactive approach to managing dynamic workload and periodic overtime
  • Experience in a CA or CPA firm would be highly regarded
  • Strong excel skills
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including high emotional intelligence to partner effectively with stakeholders