KPMG Australia

Manager - Financial Accountant

Melbourne VIC, Australia
Competitive salary and a broad range of employee benefits
29 May 2024
18 Jun 2024
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Full time
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Job Description

Sitting in Business Services, our Finance team deliver financial results for businesses, drive improved financial performance into the future, and provide key support to our industry teams. Our diverse and multidisciplinary team bring together skills in financial reporting, budget processes, and stakeholder management to review, recommend, and drive process changes for our clients. 

Your Opportunity

The Manager Financial Accountant will be an integral part of the financial accounting and reporting function of KPMG, taking responsibility of the general ledger and delivering exceptional financial reporting services to the business. The role drives compliance with Australian Financial Reporting Standards via accounting policy. This will extend to the review of current accounting policies and accounting practices, the identification of a need for, the development and communication of, revisions to or new accounting policies and ensuring compliance with these accounting policies. This role is a 15 month parental leave cover.

How are you extraordinary?

Working as a part of our Finance team, you will be responsible for:

  • Liaising with external auditors and ensuring the reporting entities have their lodgement requirements completed
  • Preparing board papers for discussion at meetings
  • Preparing allocated annual statutory accounts
  • Undertaking technical research where required for any change in accounting standards
  • Reconciliation and analysis of allocated general ledger accounts
  • Preparing/posting journals as required, including standing and inbox journals
  • Managing period end tasks such as issue of timetable and ensuring compliance with the reporting timelines
  • Assisting with the preparation other external reporting disclosures such as ABS surveys and covenant reporting

Your Experience

At KPMG, we believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients, and communities. To be considered for this opportunity, your qualifications, skills & experience could include:

  • Demonstrated Financial accounting experience with strong technical skills relating to accounting standards
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to identify, make and initiate recommendations, seeing such recommendations through to implementation
  • Strong influencing, decision-making and communication skills. 
  • Business related Degree with CA or CPA qualification completed
  • Previous experience in external audit would be highly regarded
Additional Information

KPMG is a professional services firm with global outreach and deep sector experience. We work with clients across an array of industries to solve complex challenges, steer change and enable growth. 

Our people are what make KPMG the thriving workplace that it is and what sets us apart is that we know great minds think differently. Collaborate with a team of passionate, highly skilled professionals who’ve got your back. You’ll build relationships with unique and diverse colleagues who will provide you with the support you need to be your best and produce meaningful and impactful work in an inclusive, equitable culture.

At KPMG, you’ll take control over how you work. We’re embracing a new way of working in many ways, from offering flexible hours and locations to generous paid parental leave and career breaks. Our people enjoy a variety of exciting perks, including retail discounts, health and wellbeing initiatives, learning and growth opportunities, salary packaging options and more.

Diverse candidates have diverse needs. During your recruitment journey, information will be provided about adjustment requests. If you require additional support before submitting your application, please contact the Talent Support Team.

At KPMG every career is different, and we look forward to seeing how you grow with us.

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

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