Finance Senior Consultant

Wells Fargo
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Competitive salary
11 Oct 2019
22 Oct 2019
Job role
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a leading global financial services company with $2.0 trillion in assets and offices in over 37 countries. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides asset management, capital raising and advisory, financing, foreign exchange, payments, risk management, and trade finance services to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. We also value the viewpoints of our team members and encourage them to be their best. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you will feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience. We are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you. Learn more at our International Careers website .

Market Job Description

Reporting to the A&NZ Finance Manager, your key responsibilities as the A&NZ Commercial Distribution Finance Controller will be centered around Financial accounting and Regulatory reporting processes. The successful candidate will have exceptional analytical and problem solving skills combined with high attention to detail and strong written and verbal communication skills. The role will also provide the opportunity to be involved ad-hoc Finance & Business-wide initiatives and projects.

  • Complete month end tasks and account reconciliations to high quality within agreed timelines
  • Close processes such as preparation, review and posting of manual journals and soft close/hard close reviews
  • Work with the regulatory reporting team to prepare and review Regulatory reporting for internal and external stakeholders (incl. SEC, FED, APRA and ASIC) to high quality and within deadlines
  • Perform financial movement analysis and associated investigations
  • Lead team members in the preparation of monthly GST returns
  • Lead the preparation of statutory reporting including liaising with Company Auditors
  • Provide financial support for Legal entity board meetings
  • Present financial results at Internal meetings
  • Participation in various Finance and business-wide initiatives and projects
  • Drive efficiencies across the accounting and reporting processes
  • Updating and maintaining all reg reporting SOPs

Market Skills and Certifications

  • Accounting or Business degree
  • CA or CPA qualified
  • 7+ years of experience in a Chartered environment or an Accounting/Finance function, preferably (although not essentially) within the financial services industry
  • Knowledge and practical application of accounting standards

Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong analytical, reporting and presentation skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and develop your accounting/finance skills
  • High energy and passion for quality work and continuous improvement
  • Relationship building skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Team player

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by applicable law. We comply with all applicable laws in every jurisdiction in which we operate.