Financial Accountant

Sydney CBD Area
Not disclosed
24 Jan 2022
21 Feb 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

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See yourself in our team

Group Finance is part of the Financial Services Division and provides financial support to the Board, other business units (BU’s) and the Group’s shareholders.

The Group Support Services Finance (GSSF) team is part of Group Finance, partnering with senior leadership of the bank’s Financial Services, Property, Marketing, Strategy, Risk, Human Resources and Legal functions. The GSSF team manages the end-to-end finance functions for these businesses, and collaborates regularly with other Business Unit and Group finance teams throughout the organisation.

The purpose of the role is to provide finance support to Group Legal & Governance and Group Marketing & Corporate Affairs.

You will own the day-to-day finance operations and regular deliverables.

Do work that matters

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • Month end: delivery of month end processing, reconciliations and half and full year results for Group Legal & Governance and Group Marketing & Corporate Affairs portfolios
  • Management reporting: successfully complete monthly submissions to Group Finance, and report the monthly result to senior business stakeholders across the Group Legal & Governance and Group Marketing & Corporate Affairs portfolio
  • Financial control: accuracy and attention to detail with a mindset to continuously improve and maintain a strong financial control environment
  • Business partnering: work closely with the core team to track performance and milestones, and apply financial and accounting acumen to assist with decision making including engaging SMEs within Group Finance where required
  • Decision support: review balance sheet and P&L and constructively challenge assumptions where required

We’re interested in hearing from people who have

  • CA/CPA qualification
  • Tertiary Qualifications – hold a tertiary qualification in accounting, finance, or an equivalent business-related discipline
  • Experience in financial accounting and management accounting
  • Commercial acumen and strong analytical skills
  • High levels of motivation and resilience
  • Excellent customer & continuous improvement focus
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Strong communication, influencing and relationship building skills
  • High degree of competence in MS Excel

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.​

If you're already part of the Commonwealth Bank Group (including Bankwest), you'll need to apply through Sidekick to submit a valid application. We’re keen to support you with the next step in your career.

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Advertising End Date: 20/02/2022

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