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Senior Group Financial AccountantBank of Queensland
Join BOQ during an exciting period of growth & transformation Utilise your financial reporting skills in a senior accounting role with BOQ Flexible work culture with remote work arrangements (Newstead location) About the Role An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Group Financial Accountant to join the Financial Reporting and Control team. This position is within the Bank’s Group Finance Division and is responsible for ensuring the Bank’s consolidated financial reporting requirements are met and that systems and controls are continually developed to ensure timely, efficient and accurate reporting to Executive Management and the Board of Directors. The role will primarily focus on the financial accounting for the consolidated Group combined with managing the day to day operational requirements of the finance function.
This is an exciting time to join BOQ Group Finance as we continue to embed a new Target Operating Model with the aim to become the best Finance Team in the Australian Banking industry, through digitised service models and transactional task automation. Specific duties will include: Assist in the Group’s month end process including reviewing the Group’s monthly P&L and balance sheet for accuracy and completeness Working with other Finance areas and other departments to ensure the month end process is completed accurately and in line with the Group’s timetable Responsible for reviewing Group Balance sheet reconciliations Management of the Bank’s employee share plan trust and accounting for Share Based payments Assisting with the preparation of the Group’s Half Year and Full Year statutory reporting Financial oversight of the Groups Pay and entitlements review project. Help drive the wider finance team’s pursuit of process excellence by improving the end to end process, standardisation and documentation for areas of accountability.
Oversight and mentoring of Financial and Assistant Financial Accountants within the team Working with external and internal auditors Developing relationships with internal and external stakeholders to achieve outcomes for both the finance team and the Bank About You This position is suited to an experienced senior accounting professional with a strong background in financial reporting. The successful candidate will demonstrate: Proven technical accounting skills and implementation of new accounting standards Effective stakeholder management and relationship development skills Consistent ability to meet deadlines and deliver outcomes Continuous improvement mindset and the drive to enhance the end to end process Previous experience in a senior accounting / financial reporting role is required. Banking experience is highly preferred.
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