Senior Financial Accountant

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Salary: $80000 - $110000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-05-20
Reference: JO-1905-95503
Contact Name: Karen Ireland
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 21, 2019 20:28

Job Description

About the Company

Founded well over 100 years ago this leading legal firm prides themselves on their client focused approach and industry leading experts.  With global operations and a well-established presence in Australia, they provide advice across high-profile public disputes, assist governments and corporations alike.   They also pride themselves on their community focus and support disadvantaged individuals and groups, charities and not-for-profit organisations through pro bono legal work. As a result of internal movement, the opportunity has arisen for an experienced Financial Accountant to join the team in this challenging and varied role. 

About the Role

The main purpose of the role will be to provide support to the Finance Manager and assist in managing the finance function of the Australian and PNG operations.   Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Complete all financial statement preparation and be a key point of contact for liaison with auditors
  • Manage the month end close process
  • Provide general ledger account reconciliation
  • Keep abreast of changes to accounting standards and document policies and procedures to reflect these
  • Monitor intercompany accounting and manage trust accounting
  • Support and the delivery of new and ongoing strategic financial projects
  • Identify future systems enhancements and improvements for reporting purposes
  • Assist the Finance Manager on ad hoc projects
About you:

To be considered for this sought after position you will ideally be CA/CPA qualified with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a financial accounting position.  You will have extensive experience within a technical accounting role and have a sound knowledge of large ERP systems. You will have the ability to communicate well with various stakeholders and love working in a collaborative team of like-minded individuals.

The benefits

Working for an employer of choice, the organisation will offer a competitive salary with a generous benefits package. There is also both national and international career opportunities for the right individual.

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Karen Ireland on 07 3023 1026, quoting ref no. JO-1905-95503. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at