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Accountant

Employer
Insignia Financial
Location
Sydney, Australia
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 21, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
  • Sydney location, NSW, 2000
  • Hybrid working arrangements (40% in the office)
  • Salary range : $74000 - $79000
  • Closing date : 20 July 2024

The Role

The Fund Bank Integrity team provides a specialist function within Fund Accounting and Operations, focusing on delivering retail funding bank account, investments, and general ledger account reconciliation services for Wealth Pension and Investments products. You will support the team in their daily deliveries, including the management and investigation of aged reconciliation items within SLAs, covering superannuation entities ("funds") and managed investment schemes under Insignia Financial Limited RSE licensees.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Prepare reconciliation of designated bank and general ledger suspense accounts per SLAs.
  • Ensure outstanding items are reviewed, escalated, and resolved promptly, liaising with internal and external counterparts.
  • Review daily banking requirements for funds/schemes, including liquidity management.
  • Monitor daily platform cash functions and reporting.
  • Ensure compliance requirements are met, providing accurate reporting and enabling required control mechanisms.
  • Maintain accounting records, updating documents, spreadsheets, and databases as required.
  • Develop and foster partnerships with key business areas, including Client First, Custody, Super Accounting, Reporting, and Technology.
  • Perform ad-hoc and additional functions across Fund Bank Integrity as agreed by Team Leaders

To be successful in this role you will possess:
  • Degree-qualified or high level of industry operational experience.
  • CA/CPA qualification is preferred.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office products.
  • Experience in funds management or the financial services industry is desirable.
  • Implementation of automation, process simplification, or regulatory changes.
  • Investment expertise, with an understanding of the asset management and superannuation industries.
  • Client service skills, fostering client-first thinking to achieve finance team objectives.
  • Familiarity with financial regulations, with an interest in financial laws and procedures.
  • Strong networking skills to build professional relationships and stay informed about industry trends.
  • Excellent documentation skills, ensuring accuracy in detailed financial documentation.
  • Project management skills and experience to ensure alignment and consistency of reporting obligations and simplification initiatives.

Benefits
  • Development opportunities at an ASX top 200 company
  • A professional, supportive and friendly culture
  • A range of corporate and lifestyle benefits

The Business

Insignia Financial is one of Australia's leading wealth management organisations, undertaking a rapid and exciting transformation. The Insignia Financial group has been helping Australians secure their future since 1846. Over the decades, we have grown substantially to become a leading provider of quality financial services and are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in the ASX top 200 (ASX: IFL).

To Apply

Please submit your resume with a covering letter by clicking on "Apply Now."

Applicants will be required to provide evidence of their eligibility to work in Australia, and at a minimum be required to undertake police and basic credit checks as a condition of employment.

Please note that applications from agencies will not be considered at this time.

We acknowledge and celebrate the richness that individual differences bring to our team. If you need assistance or an adjustment during the application process, please reach out and let us know.

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