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Senior Associate/Analyst – Financial Control Banking and Financial Services


See yourself in our team

Consider yourself a future leader in financial services? Are you keen to play a role in the evolution and transformation of financial management services?

Help us pipeline our next generation of talent and join us as Senior Analyst Financial Control in our Banking and Financial Services division. In this role you’ll get to do work that makes a difference, challenge the status quo and enhance the over financial management function.

The Financial Control team protects Macquarie and its customers through a strong control framework, and delivery of insightful analytics. We add value to our internal stakeholders through robust and scalable accounting practices, driving efficiency through technology led Innovation.

What impact will you have?

You will be hands-on with, end to end financial accounting role where you will be responsible for:

  • Business balance sheet and PL – technical and operational accounting tasks
  • Monthly balance sheet and PL analysis – ensure correct position, and produce movement commentary
  • Reconciliation and attestation of balances including identification and resolution of breaks
  • Completeness and accuracy of ledger data for Reporting, Tax, Regulatory and analytical requirements
  • Financial, Regulatory and Tax reporting submissions

The role requires extensive engagement with your stakeholders, and well demonstrated communication skills; along with the capability to independently deal with and resolve issues with appropriate escalation. You will develop a strong understanding of your business area, the control framework and accounting best practice, and use this knowledge to provide context to accounting and financial matters.

But enough about us – what’s in it for you? You’ll be joining a team that is supportive and inclusive, where we want you to be comfortable being your authentic self, every day. You’ll be supported by your peers and leaders, and be given the opportunity to grow and develop, ultimately giving you influence over the direction your career takes.

Your technical skills and qualifications will include a tertiary degree in accounting or similar, an hold or working towards a CA/CPA qualification, with previous experience in financial services preferred. You will be a confident performer who has a background in accounting, finance, risk or treasury and a strong interest in a career in financial services.  

Finally, you will:

  • be curious, always asking, “What’s new,” and “How can we do this better”             
  • demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively in a global team
  • have a strong attention to detail and ability to remain organised in a dynamic environment
  • be bold, seeing challenges as opportunities that can be overcome as a team
  • have exceptional communication skills and the ability to engage with various stakeholders

If you are a passionate, well rounded Finance professional who has strong advisory skills, we are keen to hear from you. Join the #1 digital bank and enjoy working in our modern offices in Barangaroo! Please apply directly to be considered for this position.

About the Financial Management Group

The Financial Management Group provides financial, tax and treasury services to all areas of Macquarie. The group is focused on providing strategic analysis and advice to Macquarie's businesses and senior management, managing Macquarie's funding, liquidity and capital position, ensuring Macquarie continues to meet regulatory and compliance obligations and managing Macquarie's corporate affairs.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it 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 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.

Find out more at

Job no: FMG-961846
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Junior, Accounting & Finance, Retail Banking
Group: Financial Management Group
Division: Finance
Recruiter: Jennifer Leese
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