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Senior Financial Accountant

Brisbane, Australia
Closing date
May 19, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Location: Brisbane

Contract Type: Permanent

MinterEllison is one of Australia's largest law firms, with nearly 200 years of business history. We're known for our legal and consulting expertise - and for our inclusive and authentic character.

Our purpose is to create sustainable value with our clients, people and communities. That means we have a proud history of providing excellence to clients, nurturing our people and giving back to the communities in which we live and work.

We value excellence, curiosity and collaboration. Clients rely on us for our responsive, commercial approach. Our clients include government departments and agencies, private and publicly listed companies, and small and large businesses in Australia and overseas.

As a highly valued employee we will also provide you with a wide range of benefits. To view our benefits, please copy this link into your browser

The main duties and responsibilities of this role will include, but not be restricted to:
  • Preparation and review of the balance sheet reconciliations for Australia and International offices, with appropriate supporting documentation on file;
  • Analyse and review monthly financial results;
  • Preparation of reports to be delivered to key stakeholders;
  • Preparing month end journals as required;
  • Provide treasury management support, including cash flow forecasting and management, account and banking management, reporting and analysis to support decision making
  • Maintenance of Chart of Accounts;
  • Provide support to manager and be proactive in provision and analysis of information;
  • Detailed review of annual and interim audit and reconciliation files for all Australian and International offices;
  • Preparation of annual financial statements for all ME entities;
  • Regular review and documentation of key processes used within the team;
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of the processes and outputs of each team member of the Financial accounting team, as well as an overall understanding of the workflows of the remainder of the team;
  • General adhoc tasks as required and assist Financial Accounting Manager with any adhoc projects.

  • CA/CPA qualified
  • Minimum 5 years' experience as a qualified accountant
  • High level understanding of AIFRS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • High level of accuracy, organisation and time management skills;

Why MinterEllison

We offer flexible working options to encourage balance, wellbeing and support for sustainable ways of working and a range of social, financial and health benefits, including free gym membership - all with no minimum tenure.

We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities, cultural backgrounds, genders (including trans or gender diverse), LGBTQ+ people and those with carer responsibilities. We particularly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

How to apply

We prefer to connect with people directly, so please submit your CV by clicking on the 'Apply' button. We encourage all applications, including if you do not meet the criteria listed for the role. Your application will also enable us to consider you for other opportunities that may be available at MinterEllison.


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