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Senior Associate, Group Financial Reporting


Joining our Group Financial Reporting team in Sydney as a Senior Associate, supporting the Head of Group Financial Reporting, your voice, passion, and vision will empower and steer this crucial team towards meeting their objectives.

It’s an exciting time at Macquarie Group as we recently announced a 56% increase in net profit across our well diversified business groups. Supporting this record growth, we are looking at transforming and uplifting our capabilities and leadership across our Financial Management Group. We are investing heavily in data, automation, technology solutions and our people to better the way we work and how we operate. As a result of this, we are looking to complement our existing Group Financial Reporting team with diverse talent to join us on this journey.

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to develop breadth and depth of expertise, demonstrate measurable value and deliver key financial reports, several of which form part of the group’s reporting to its external stakeholders that include shareholders and other providers of capital. In this role you will be responsible for assisting in the production of key group external financial reporting deliverables that include group, bank and non-bank interim and annual financial statements, related regulatory reports and other reports that rely on related financial information.

You will assist in the production of several deliverables for the consideration of internal governance committees and participating in several financial reporting-related projects that contribute to the continued success of this function. In addition, you will assist in preparation of board audit committee documents and board papers.

You will also be interested in improving operational processes, providing financial reporting advice, interpreting regulatory reporting requirements within a business context and enjoy communicating with a variety of stakeholders.

Your technical skills and qualifications will include:

  • a tertiary degree in Business/Commerce and be working towards a CA
  • previous experience and knowledge of Financial Statements and Accounting requirements and standards (Australian Accounting Standards / International Financial Reporting Standards)
  • good relationship building skills and stakeholder management skills will also be paramount to your success in this role.

You will also be involved in implementation of strategic projects including:

  • opportunities for automation
  • process improvement opportunities
  • creating efficiencies on a regular basis.

If you have a collaborative approach, are curious with the ability to learn and adapt quickly whilst adhering to change, then apply today.

About the Financial Management Group

In our Financial Management Group you will be part of a team that provides strategic analysis and advice on capital, funding, liquidity, tax and financial performance to support the growth of Macquarie's businesses around the world. You will join a team that ensures Macquarie continues to meet its financial, regulatory and tax reporting compliance obligations in the jurisdictions in which we operate, and a team that maintains significant relationships on behalf of the Group.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable environment enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 18,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

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Job no: TST-966381
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Accounting & Finance
Group: Financial Management Group
Division: Finance
Recruiter: Fred Howe
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