Senior Financial Accountant - IRFS

Job details

Location: NSW - Sydney
Reference: Ad-37117
Posted: 7 months ago

Job description

About the role 

A well-known financial services business is in the middle of a huge transformation and are currently looking for a skilled accountant join their high performing finance team. You will be responsible for providing technical accounting support to ensure the successful implementation of IFRS 17 and IFRS 9.


  • Build a detailed & in depth understanding of IFRS 17 and IFRS 9 to support business decision making;
  • Prepare detailed accounting papers & memos for the implementation of IFRS 17 and IFRS 9;
  • Identify process efficiencies IFRS 17 to streamline processes
  • Develop models and provide analysis of the impact of different assumptions and election choices;
  • Partner with the Actuarial, Data Management Office (DMO) and technology the business’s needs
  • Test developed data and technology solutions;
  • Provide other support as required for USGAAP, AGAAP and APRA statutory and regulatory reporting.
  • Consider implications on APRA reporting and taxation and work with the relevant stakeholders to develop understanding and solutions;
  • As appropriate communicate with and explain to stakeholders the implications of adopting various assumptions and elections and explain how those decisions impact business operations and profit signatures;
  • Ensure that the newly implemented processes are well documented and meet SOX and internal control requirements
  • Work with Internal and External Auditors for review of elections, assumptions and reporting, providing all requested information in required time frame.
  • Adhere to the group compliance obligations


  • CPA or CA
  • Minimum 5 years post qualified experience,
  • Strong technical financial accounting skills including consolidation;
  • Good understanding of International Accounting Standards;
  • Previous experience of implementing complex accounting standards preferred
  • Good understanding of APRA regulatory standards;


Please note only Permanent Residents and AU/NZ citizens will be considered for this opportunity.

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