Assistant Investment Accountant

$100k - $120k
Sydney CBD
14 Mar 2019

Assistant Investment Accountant

Assistant Investment Accountant

  • Make your mark in this newly created role
  • Responsible for the implementation on the new Financial instruments accounting system
  • Based in centre of the Sydney CBD

We are looking for someone who thrives in a collaborative environment, enjoys build strong working relationships across Finance and business stakeholders in all aspects of their work. This role works with the experienced project investment accountant to implement the new investment system and new Financial instruments accounting standard, to manage the increase in complexity and ongoing changes in the accounting process and enhance the efficiency of the existing team and effectively fulfil our investment reporting obligations.

Work as part of a dedicated and high performing team, the responsibilities of this role may include but are not limited to:

  • Understanding and involvement in current investment reporting process,
  • Working with Group IT, Group accounting centre, external custodian bank, fund managers to implement the new investment accounting system,
  • Set up workflows in the new investment accounting system to correctly book all the securities in the investment portfolio under IFRS 9 & IAS 39,
  • Set up reports in the new investment system to meet reporting requirements based on IFRS 9 & IAS 39, Group accounting guidelines, Solvency II and local regulatory reporting requirements,
  • Set up monthly business process for internal investment accounting function,
  • Responsible for UATs
  • Maintaining integrity of the new investment system
  • Month-end reconciliation procedures
  • Month-end investment reporting to internal business units, Group and local regulators.
  • Ensuring sufficient relevant documentation is provided for audit purposes.

The key skills & experience desired for this position are as follows:-

  • Accounting/Finance degree
  • Exceptional time management and prioritising skills, strong ability to meet tight and competing deadlines
  • A positive, proactive and resilient attitude to embrace change and innovation in our fast changing environment

If you have the relevant experience please send your CV to Melinda

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

Melinda Bullock's picture
Consultant | Accounting & Finance - Financial Services
Sydney +61 (0)2 8986 3149 |