Analyst, Operations Hedge Accounting

Sydney - CBD Area
Not disclosed
07 Feb 2023
10 Feb 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

About the Team

Financial Services partner with all areas of CommBank to provide specialist advice on financial management and strategy. This advice covers finance, audit, treasury, investor relations, security, general procurement and property.

See yourself in our team

The hedge accounting team is part of the Treasury Finance function within Group Finance.

The team performs accounting/hedge accounting and financial reporting for derivatives in hedging portfolios mainly Group Treasury including ALM, Liquidity Operations, Capital Management, Securitisation and Group Funding in order to protect Group profits, capital and dividends from volatility.

Key duties will include:

  • Support the deal and hedge relationship capture in the internal hedge accounting database (CHARMS) including associated documentation, accounting rules and effectiveness testing
  • Review the designation and de-designation of hedges for compliance with AASB139 and liaise with and advise Treasury deal makers on hedging issues
  • Review hedge effectiveness results, analyse/identify reasons for hedge failures and de-designate hedge relationships as required
  • Provide analysis to management on P&L and BS movements and impacts
  • Prepare monthly IFRS accounting journals, pass journals to PeopleSoft ledger and provide documentary support and analysis, including tax requirements
  • Perform monthly reconciliations of CHARMS to PeopleSoft GL to ensure accuracy and completeness from source systems. Troubleshoot issues and enhance/develop system processes and reconciliations to ensure data accuracy
  • Build relationships with other Treasury Finance teams, offshore branches and various trading desks

We're interested in hearing from people who have

  • 1-2 years as a finance analyst
  • Knowledge of treasury products, pricing and associated accounting treatments.
  • Understanding of hedge accounting concepts and principles (desirable)
  • Experience with database query tools, reporting tools, MS Excel, general ledger and product systems such as Murex.
  • CA or CPA qualified
  • Risk Mindset –All CommBank employees are expected to proactively identify and understand, openly discuss and act on current and future risks.

Your Development

In Financial Services we take a proactive approach to your career development. Your on-going development would be part of an integrated development plan. If you live the values and demonstrate the people capabilities we can offer great opportunities.

Whether you want to move across the organisation or up into a leadership role, the way you live the values and demonstrate the people capabilities are key. Use the capabilities required for this role as a guide to the critical skills and behaviours you need for your next move.

If you would like to hear more about this role please Apply.

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: 09/02/2023

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