Actual & Reporting Finance Analyst (FTC, 6 months, with a possibility to go permanent)

BBC Studios
North Sydney (Suburb), Sydney (AU)
Competitive salary
12 Sep 2023
12 Oct 2023
Contract type
Full time

Role: Actual & Reporting Finance Analyst, ANZ

Contract type: Full-time, Fixed Term Contract (6 months, possibility of permanency)

Location: Sydney, Hybrid working arrangement of 2-3 days WFH

Working rights: Candidates must have Australian full workings rights.


Excellent career opportunity for an emerging Financial accountant to join BBC Studios family!


What does it mean to be a part of a 100-year-old prestigious company?


Working for BBC Studios, we are all part of a premium content and production company that inspires global audiences. We are proud to represent some of the world's biggest, most trusted and loved content brands. In Australia and New Zealand, we bring the best of bold, British storytelling to our region through distributing content to broadcasters, our seven branded services on subscription platforms and our own local production arm, as well as other commercial partnerships such as live entertainment and licensing.


Our Values: Audiences. Creativity. Trust. Respect. Accountability. One BBC.


Your Role:

Reporting to the Finance Business Partner, ANZ IP&F, this role is to support a diversified and fast-growing business in day to day finance functions, timely and accurate compliance work, period and year-end close processes.

This is a Fixed Term Contract role for 6 months, with the possibility of it being extended to become a permanent role.


What you will be doing:

  • Work with AP team to ensure vendors’ invoices are paid on time and coded appropriately
  • Review weekly payment runs to identify Withholding Tax errors
  • Track Fringe Benefits for car, car parking, expense payments, LAFHA etc.
  • Consolidation of various projects Trail Balances from 3rd party software and prepare journals for posting in SAP
  • Prepare payroll journals
  • Reconcile payroll related payments (salary, PAYG, superannuation, AL, LSL) and liabilities GL accounts on regular basis
  • Assist production accountants re compliance (PAYG, WHT, FBT and superannuation) questions when required
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Assist with month end and year end closure
  • Prepare Business Activity Statements, including reconciling GST & PAYG.
  • Prepare monthly payroll tax lodgements
  • Ad hoc tasks.


About You:

You have 3-5 years’ experience in medium to large corporate or accounting firm. Qualified CA or CPA or working towards to qualification.Candidates with tax experience in chartered accounting firms are welcomed. You have strong technical accounting and tax skills with experience in Financial / ERP systems – SAP S/4HANA and BPC (preferable but not essential). You possess advanced Excel skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to guide and direct the service provider. You are proactive, self-starter and have great organisational skills.


You have a passionate commitment to BBC Studios’ values and vision.


Please click the Apply button to share your CV along with a cover letter.


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We value and respect every employee’s unique contribution, enabling them to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of people because the more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to elevate the voices and truths of modern life to resonate with our diverse audiences.

We’d love to hear from you, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio- economic background, religion and/or belief.

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