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Group Accountant

  • Location

    North Sydney

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  • Salary:

    $90,000 - $110,000

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    James Andrews

​Edward Mann is recruiting for an industry leading ASX listed Financial Group. The group boasts a great portfolio of diverse clients and the number is growing ever higher.

They’re seeking an experienced Group Accountant that will join the statutory reporting & tax team to assist the senior management and make significant contributions to overarching financial stability.

You will report to the Finance Manager and have access to an all-inclusive culture, flexible working arrangements (Hybrid), ongoing training and professional development and career progression.

The position is based on centrally in Sydney and offering a competitive remuneration package.



  • Preparation of Statutory Financial Statements across multiple funds

  • Preparation of monthly CFO report with commentary

  • Preparation of month end journals including elimination entries for consolidation and balance sheet reconciliations

  • Preparation of AASB16 calculation and administration of Nomos One (lease management software)

  • Perform impairment assessment at reporting period ends

  • Assist with Net Asset Value (NAV) calculation

  • Liaising with auditors and managing information requests for full year/half year reviews

  • Collate information required for independent valuations


  • Monthly deferred tax calculation and journals

  • Monthly BAS, IAS

  • Employment taxes including payroll tax and FBT

  • Liaising with tax agents on annual income tax return and tax calculation reviews

  • Calculation of quarterly distributions and associated tax components

  • Capital gain/loss calculation, as required


  • Monthly cash flow analysis and review

  • Liaise with banks for loan rollover/drawdown/repayment

  • Manage bank facility compliance including reporting as required under the facility agreement

  • Intra-group loan and interest calculation

  • Preparation of finance costs forecast

Asset Register

  • Reconciliation of accounting FAR vs tax FAR

  • Review fixed assets additions useful lives for accounting and tax


  • Complete quarterly compliance plan checklist

  • Lead Payment Times Reporting (PTRS) process, including preparation of Board memo and identify business improvement opportunities


  • Preparation of annual budgets

  • Assist with information request for insurance renewals

  • Identify government subsidies and apply for grants relevant for the Funds

  • Other adhoc tasks as required

  • Submit relevant reports/returns as required by Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB)

Skills and Experience:

  • CPA/CA, those studying/not yet studying will also be considered

  • Proven experience in the accounting & finance space

  • Great written and verbal communication skills and high attention to detail

  • Quick learner, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Strong computer literacy and excel skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team

  • Previous experience with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains (GP) is preferred

Edward Mann Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Edward Mann Ltd is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.