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Financial Reporting Manager

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
Melbourne, Australia
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time


Marsh McLennan is seeking candidates for the following position based in Melbourne :

Financial Reporting Manager

What can you expect?

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Financial Professional to join our Finance Controllership team at MMC.

The Financial Reporting Manager is responsible for supporting MMC Controllership in maintaining and enhancing the internal control environment of the accounting function and producing financial information for use by the business units and reporting requirements for Pacific group of companies.

The position is responsible for accurate and timely production of tax related financial information and returns, for use by the business units of the Pacific region, external tax agents and tax authorities.

The Financial Reporting Manager is also responsible for the day-to-day management of Controllership staff.

This is a hybrid role with the flexibility to work both from home and our Melbourne office.

What is in it for you?

At Marsh, we believe that bringing your whole self to work is a fundamental right. We go above and beyond to ensure our colleagues feel valued every day:

  • Join a Global Leader: Work within a multi-national insurance broking and risk advisory company, offering clients a wide range of specialist services.
  • Supportive Team: Be part of a great team environment with sociable and supportive colleagues who are passionate about what they do.
  • Inclusive Culture: Marsh welcomes all individuals who can help our shared enterprise to thrive. We value capability, creativity, and fairness in our people.
  • Diversity Matters: We believe our greatest strength lies in the collective talent of our people. The more diverse our backgrounds and experiences, the more we can achieve together. Be part of our shared enterprise to thrive.
  • Modern Workplace: Enjoy a modern and vibrant work environment with flexibility to balance your office and home life.

We will count on you to:

  • Own and manage the preparation of the year end consolidated and company statutory accounts and related note disclosures in accordance with relevant accounting standards. Corporate year end is December, we only prepare annual financial statements.
  • Own and manage the relationship with external auditors, including planning and ensuring audit requirements are met.
  • Review of tax related disclosures for the year end consolidated statutory accounts in accordance with relevant accounting standards.
  • Prepare documentation for presentation to the Board (Board packs) and Audit Committees and other key stakeholdersBoard packs are prepared quarterly.
  • Produce monthly, quarterly and annual management financial information in accordance with accounting standards, MMC accounting policies and timetable. Key duties include review of month end journals and balance sheet reconciliations, together with the provision of account movement commentary.
  • Manage corporate accounting staff, including team meetings, talent management, development and training of staff.

What you nneed to have:
  • Extensive general accounting experience (Financial Services).
  • CA / CPA qualified and Degree in Commerce or Accounting or equivalent.
  • Experience in the preparation of statutory financial statements, tax accounting and tax reporting (desirable).
  • Experience managing staff (preferred).
  • Experience with a Big 4 or mid-tier professional services firm preferred but not essential.
  • Knowledge in US GAAP and IFRS reporting.

What makes you stand out?
  • Knowledge of Australian and New Zealand direct and indirect taxes preferred.
  • Knowledge of US taxes ideal, but not essential.
  • Experience in the Financial Services industry preferred.

Marsh is the world's leading insurance broker and risk adviser. With more than 45,000 colleagues operating in more than 130 countries, Marsh serves commercial and individual clients with data driven risk solutions and advisory services. Marsh is a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With annual revenue of over $20 billion, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses: Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer, and Oliver Wyman. For more information, visit, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Marsh McLennan is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible work environment. We aim to attract and retain the best people and embrace diversity of age, background, disability, ethnic origin, family duties, gender orientation or expression, marital status, nationality, parental status, personal or social status, political affiliation, race, religion and beliefs, sex/gender, sexual orientation or expression, skin color, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

At Marsh we recognise that our people have different priorities and commitments. We are passionate about providing an inclusive workplace that supports all of our employees in managing those priorities, and we celebrate the diversity of all the family groups that make up our extended Marsh family.

Marsh is proud to be an accredited Family Friendly Workplace, and a Work 180 endorsed employer. For information on the benefits and policies at Marsh visit and search "Marsh" under endorsed employers.

Please apply using the link below, applications will only be considered from candidates who have the appropriate approval to work in Australia. Successful applicants will be required to complete a Criminal & Bankruptcy check prior to commencement of employment.

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