Financial Accountant, Hybrid, Officer

State Street.
Sydney, Australia
Not disclosed
02 Aug 2022
31 Aug 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Who we are looking for

Based in Sydney, this role is open to applicants with a background in Accounting to join a small Finance team that oversees accounting and regulatory support activity performed offshore. This role is ideal for someone with a background or interest in regulatory reporting and Global Market product accounting. Above all else, applicants with an eagerness to learn and develop their knowledge will be encouraged to apply.

This role can be performed in a hybrid model, where you can balance work from home and office to match your needs and role requirements.

Why this role is important to us

The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions, that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best. Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for

As Financial Accountant you will

Daily focus facilitating preparation and 1st line review of Regulatory reporting deliverables of monthly, quarterly, and adhoc regulator request.

  • Working with a Bangalore based Regulatory Reporting team to ensure all APRA/ABS/RBA returns submitted on time and accurately
  • Working with various teams to resolve defects and identify enhancements, supporting through process improvement and documentation
  • Responding to information and data requests from APRA and other regulatory bodies
  • Preparation of regulatory returns when needed. This includes workpaper creation, movement analysis, commentary etc.
  • Monitoring branch entity daily performance, liaise with Treasury, FX and relevant stakeholders

Other tasks

  • Assisting in reviewing month end Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss accounts
  • Assisting in the preparation of statutory financial statements for group entities
  • Assisting with the coordination of year-end deliverables with external auditors to provide all necessary information for audit purposes
  • Assisting Financial Controller with adhoc tasks as required
  • Involvement with transformation projects

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Strong numerate and accounting skills with a fundamental understanding of financial products
  • Superior attention to detail and strong problem solving skills
  • An understanding of Regulatory Reporting or the Prudential Standards
  • An understanding of Global Markets and Treasury would be helpful
  • Good communication skills
  • Eager to learn and develop

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • CA/CPA qualified ideal but not essential

Are you the right candidate? Yes!

We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don’t necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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