Senior Manager, Group Financial Reporting

Macquarie Group
Sydney, Australia
Mar 22, 2023
Apr 05, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
  • Contribute to a world class financial reporting team
  • If you are a strong people leader who enjoys working in a complex reporting environment own your career and apply today
Joining our team in Sydney as a Senior Manager, reporting directly into the Head of Group Financial Reporting and working closely with the supporting Leadership team, your voice, passion, and vision will empower and steer this crucial team towards meeting their objectives.

It's an exciting time at Macquarie Group as we recently announced a 56% increase in net profit across our well diversified business groups. Supporting this record growth, we are looking at transforming and uplifting our capabilities and leadership across our Financial Management Group. We are investing heavily in data, automation, technology solutions and our people to better the way we work and how we operate. As a result of this, we are looking to complement our existing Group Financial Reporting team with diverse talent to join us on this journey.

In this diverse role you will use your financial reporting knowledge to develop breadth and depth of expertise, demonstrate measurable value and deliver key financial reports, several of which form part of the group's reporting to its external stakeholders that include shareholders and other providers of capital. You will be responsible for assisting in the production and review of key group external financial reporting deliverables that include group, bank and non-bank interim and annual financial statements, related regulatory reports and other reports that rely on related financial information. You will also be responsible for driving the production of several deliverables for the consideration of internal board and governance committees, leading and participating in several financial reporting-related projects that contribute to the continued success of this function as well as supporting other finance teams' projects with respect to input from a financial reporting perspective.

Your deep knowledge of financial reporting and controls will be leveraged to regularly engage and consult with business units, data and risk management teams and the senior leadership team. You will also be interested in improving operational processes, providing financial reporting advice, interpreting regulatory reporting requirements within a business context and enjoy communicating with a variety of stakeholders.

You will be part of a purpose driven team dedicated to strengthening our foundations and enabling growth in this versatile work environment. You are a goal oriented, hardworking, people-focused individual with banking, audit and control improvements' experience. It is also desirable that you have working knowledge of regulatory risk concepts and standards, and familiarity with financial services businesses.

Your technical skills and qualifications will include:
  • a tertiary degree in Business/Commerce and 8+ years' post-qualification control improvements in the financial services or investment banking industry
  • previous experience and knowledge of Financial Statements and Accounting requirements and standards (Australian Accounting Standards / International Financial Reporting Standards)
  • have knowledge and a passion for data and regulatory reporting in a control environment
  • strong relationship building skills and stakeholder management skills will also be paramount to your success in this role.
You will have tenacity, agility and a proven ability to sustain high levels of performance in a fast-paced, output focused environment and be a natural collaborator who can initiate and lead conversations with business leaders regarding anticipated and emerging opportunities.

You will also be asked to think strategically in order to:
  • identify opportunities for automation
  • identify process improvement opportunities
  • realise and create efficiencies on a regular basis.
If you have a collaborative approach, are curious with the ability to learn and adapt quickly whilst adhering to change, then apply today

About the Financial Management Group

The Financial Management Group provides financial, tax and treasury services to all areas of Macquarie. The group is focused on providing strategic analysis and advice to Macquarie's businesses and senior management, managing Macquarie's funding, liquidity and capital position, ensuring Macquarie continues to meet regulatory and compliance obligations and managing Macquarie's corporate affairs.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of 'empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future' is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

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