What you'll do

Senior Financial Accountant – 12 month Fixed Term Contract

 

What we can offer you
At Specsavers, we know that to be your best and reach your full potential you need to work somewhere that will bring out your best. We pride ourselves on offering a workplace with a supportive, driven, flexible and inclusive culture. Which is why we’ve been accredited as a Great Place to Work for the last five years running, and listed as one of Australia’s Best Places to Work for 2023. 

Here’s a taste of just some of our perks: 

  • Quarterly bonus scheme
  • Two free pairs of glasses each year 
  • On-site free parking
  • Birthday leave, Volunteer leave and Paid Parental Leave
  • Health & Wellbeing programs 
  • Fully funded social club – provides a wide range of activities throughout the year

So, if you like the sound of working for a company that’s dedicated to improving the lives of both their staff and customers – we think you’d look good at Specsavers. 

 

The role & team

We have an opportunity available for a proactive Senior Financial Accountant to join our dynamic Finance team on a 12-month fixed-term contract. Reporting directly to the Corporate Financial Controller, you’ll play a pivotal role in leading the preparation and delivery of month end results for the ANZ Corporate business units, partnering with and supporting key stakeholders. The role has direct input into annual statutory reporting and audit, consolidation processes and acts as a key contributor to process improvement initiatives within the team.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Review of income statement accounts, cost centre allocations and provide analysis on material movements/trends
  • Partner with senior managers/directors and support business decisions with accurate and insightful analysis
  • Support the budgeting and forecast processes
  • Preparation of journals, balance sheet and general ledger reconciliations

At Specsavers, we believe in adopting a hybrid approach to support our people and the future of work. When not working from an alternate location, the Management Accountant will be based at our support office in Port Melbourne.

 

The skills we are looking for:

  • CA/CPA qualified with demonstrated experience across financial reporting, statutory reporting, budgeting and consolidation.
  • A solid foundation in accounting from a Corporate or audit background, you will display meticulous attention to detail and be able to work well under pressure.
  • An excellent communicator with proven experience partnering with stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated to have delivered change within the finance function through process improvement.
  • Experience working with Hyperion, Adaptive Insights, SQL and a high level of Excel competency and systems experience would be advantageous.

 

About Us
Specsavers are rated the market leader for eye tests, the retailer of choice for contact lenses and one of the fastest growing hearing providers in Australia and New Zealand. We are on a continual mission to transform eye and hearing health by eliminating preventable vision loss and blindness, including Glaucoma and Diabetes, through improved prevention and early detection, as well as providing accessible and affordable hearing care. 

At Specsavers we believe a diverse, inclusive, and flexible culture enables our people to bring their whole selves to work and be proud of doing so. When it comes to flexibility, we understand that one size doesn't fit all. Our flexible working at Specsavers enables us to work in ways that support our lifestyle to help us balance our career with the other important things in life.

Creating a great place to work for our people is pinnacle to us and along with our Behaviours is at the core of everything we do. We like to think it’s a fun and positive place to work – why not have a look for yourself https://join.specsavers.com/au/department/support-office/    
 
Applicants for the role are required to have current working rights as per, relevant government legislation.

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