Management Accountant

CBD Area, Sydney
Not disclosed
23 Nov 2021
21 Dec 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

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Financial Services (FS) partner with all areas of CommBank to provide specialist advice on financial management and strategy.

The Global Financial Control Team protects the Group, and our Customers through automated reconciliations, financial accounting and analytical reporting. We add value to our internal Finance customers through robust and scalable accounting practices, driving efficiency through technology led Innovation.

The purpose of this role is to perform the BAU activities in the Financial Control – Staff expense team to ensure that all payroll accounting, operational and regulatory deliverables are met.

This is a 12-months secondment for an internal candidate; or a 12-months maximum term contract for an external candidate.

Do work that matters

  • Provide analytical support to other Financial Services teams in relation to payroll expenses and payroll tax matters
  • Provide accounting advice to Group Finance teams and ES in relation to GL mapping/tax treatment of new pay codes
  • Financial modelling including Long Service Leave
  • Financial control of payroll Balance Sheet accounts i.e. fortnightly/monthly processes such as the preparation of manual journals as well as the preparation and reconciliation of superannuation, payroll tax, PAYG obligations, FBT etc.
  • Comply with relevant legislation and regulations (e.g. Australian Taxation Office, State/Territory Taxes, etc.)
  • Perform reconciliations in line with Group Reconciliation Policy including effective liaison with Business Unit/Financial Controllers for clearance of discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Assist with annual processes such as reportable fringe benefits and lodge the annual payroll tax returns
  • Simplify and transform process, systems, capability, controls & governance across the team
  • Utilise system process knowledge to influence decision making and drive change for HRMS/Payroll systems

We’re interested in hearing from people who have

  • CA/CPA professional qualification
  • Tertiary qualification in business, finance or a related discipline
  • Sound understanding of payroll accounting and related legislation
  • Strong financial control including reconciliation, analysis, investigations and reporting
  • Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Excel Skills
  • Strong influencing and communication skills with proven ability to lead process improvements
  • Large project/systems replacement experience
  • Experience in PeopleSoft Financials and Hyperion Essbase
  • Experience using SQL
  • Risk Mindset – All CommBank employees are expected to proactively identify and understand, openly discuss and act on current and future risks.

The health and safety of our people, customers and communities is our number one priority. This means that we require all of our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please speak to us if you have any questions about this based on your individual circumstances.

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Advertising End Date: 26/12/2021

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