Senior Accountant

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Competitive salary
07 May 2021
06 Jun 2021
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Who we are:
Established in Melbourne in 2015, Airwallex is a global payments fintech transforming the way businesses move and manage money domestically and internationally. Our purpose is to empower businesses of all sizes to grow in their own markets and around the world. With technology at our core, we built a global financial infrastructure platform to help businesses transact, collect and pay across 130+ countries and 50+ currencies, without the constraints of the traditional global financial system.

Airwallex is Australia's fastest growing fintech unicorn. We've grown to 12 global locations and have raised over $500 million in funding from world class investors including Sequoia, Greenoaks and ANZ. Airwallex has been recognised in Forbes' Cloud 100 2020, and placed in the Top 50 of KPMG's Global Fintech100 two years in a row. To support our ambitious growth plans, we're looking for smart, collaborative and passionate people who are looking to make a genuine impact.

The Senior Accountant is responsible for daily finance operation and support for finance reporting activities in the organisation including payment processing, expense claims, bookkeeping, reconciliations & driving process improvement. You will also be exposed to other aspects of life working at unicorn FinTech/startup - building models, processes & management reporting. This role will directly report to the Finance Manager.

    • Handle daily finance operations including building reconciliations, process improvements & application of technical accounting standards
    • Keep proper accounting records
    • Support Finance Manager for monthly financial reports & analysis on timely basis
    • Support for tax reporting at assigned jurisdictions
    • Be ready for ad-hoc reports to management when necessary
    • Engage in new finance initiatives
    • Problem solving technique is required to help all staff of accounting department
    • Responsible for dealing with external auditors if required
What you bring:
    • Holder of bachelor's degree in accounting or related disciplines
    • Familiarity with IFRS/US GAAP,
    • Proficient in MS word and excel, familiarity with Oracle would be an advantage;
    • Details oriented, entrepreneurial-mindset and self-motivated
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Craftsmanship to keep driving improvement on operational excellence
    • ACCA, or Certified Accountant would be a plus
What you get:
    • Ability to make an impact in a rapidly growing, global fintech
    • Competitive salary
    • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
    • Collaborative, fast paced environment where you will make a genuine impact
At Airwallex we like to ensure we create the best environment for our people providing a collaborative open office space, PlayStation and table tennis to unwind, a fully stocked kitchen which includes breakfast, snacks, fruit, beers, you name it! We also organise regular team building events, encourage flexible/remote working and offer learning and development opportunities. Most importantly, we give our people the freedom to be creative.

Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don't regard colour, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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