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Systems Accountant

Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Sydney, Australia
Closing date
Jul 17, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
  • You are a hands on Accountant who knows their way around a Sub-Ledger
  • We are delivering top class accounting systems to CommBank
  • Together we will ensure better outcomes for our customers

See yourself in our team

The Financial Systems and Control Crew is a PACE (Agile) crew consisting of five Squads. We work in close partnership with Technology and partnering with Business within each Squad to effectively prioritise and deliver better outcomes sooner and more safely for our customers.

Our Sub-Ledger Squad purpose is to
  • Integrate source data to the new Sub-Ledger and general ledger.
  • Be trusted partner for Business, delivering the right traceable data at the right time to the right people, in the right format, (reconciled, trusted)
  • Provide Financial Control over data

The role reports to the Sub-Ledger and Platforms Chapter Lead and works closely with the Product Owner of the Sub-Ledger Squad.

The purpose of the role is to assist in the onboarding of the Bank's multiple payments and source systems onto the Sub-Ledger for accounting functions, support change and resolve issues once systems are onboarded. You will support change initiatives and testing for integration partners up and down stream.

Do work that matters
  • Deliver divisional strategic system projects and finance BAU enhancements
  • Establish and uplift upgrade management capability that negates expensive, large upgrades
  • Deliver system to system integrations from source systems to the new Sub-Ledger and the Group's General Ledger for all new products/features/tools used by the front-line to support customers (e.g. on boarding new products, product features and new applications etc)
  • Responsible for Finance Systems portfolio consisting of accounting subledger and integrations to all other applications
  • Exploit finance systems capabilities to offshore teams
  • Identify system and control gaps and develop action plans to address these
  • Take a portfolio view across project identifying synergies and dependencies
  • Coordinate with support partners (Service Management, OMNIA, RTF) in delivering ongoing maintenance releases for Finance Systems and Controls Crew
  • Particpate in metrics oversight and capacity planning
  • Develop automated testing capability to fast-track releases
  • Promote a high performance culture and provide excellent customer service e.g. Business Plan & Culture Plan initiatives.
  • Champion Productivity (and process improvement) across the team, driving collaboration, coaching & recognition.
  • Contribute to the assessment of dependencies and effectively manage associated risk and compliance implications of requirement and solutions

We're interested in hearing from people who have
  • Large finance systems project experience including general ledger and reconciliation
  • Extensive Financial Services industry experience
  • Cross Functional Management of multiple Business Units
  • Project and change management experience in a large organisation across business, technology and finance
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills with attention to detail
  • SQL Experience
  • Process improvement skills
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Motivation to take the initiative to self-solve and/or seek advice from peers to solve problems
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing landscape to agile timelines
  • Relevant business and/or technology undergraduate tertiary qualifications
  • Desirable: CA/CPA qualification
  • Desirable: recognised industry certifications/accreditations in project management theory and methods.

Apply now for this exciting opportunity!

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