Management Accountant | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/EXT/1415381

When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We value diverse thinking, so your ideas and innovative mindset will be warmly welcomed. You'll experience a friendly environment working with talented people, where you'll be included and have your capabilities recognised. And you'll be supported to reach your full potential and enjoy an enriching career.

An opportunity has arisen for a Management Accountant (maternity leave cover) to be appointed within our Finance Division, located at our Market Street, Sydney CBD office.

Reporting to the Manager, Internal Reporting, this role will be a key contributor to production of monthly reports for Group, Local Business, Board and Executive in a timely and accurate manner. You will be instrumental in the preparation and analysis of financial information that leads to key business decisions.

Key Responsibilities:

The successful applicant will deliver the following role objectives:

Management Reporting:

  • Participate in the monthly reporting process (including month end journals, reconciliations)
  • Provide analysis, commentary and explanation for key trends
  • Responsible for monthly management, group and executive financial reports.

Planning & Forecasting:

  • Assist the business with preparation and submission of annual Plans and Forecasts
  • Provide critical analysis, review and commentary
  • Prepare presentation/summary of the key activities and profit drivers

Business Partner:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with respective business unit managers
  • Regular meetings and communication on business unit performance and trends
  • Provide advise and support to business unit as required

Group Reporting/Expense Management:

  • Assist in the preparation of Group Reports
  • Assist in monitoring expenditure against Plan/Forecast for costs centres including analysis, commentary and insights
  • Prepare reports and analysis on divisional expenses

Balance Sheet Reconciliations:

  •  Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations to ensure accuracy
  • Investigate and resolve variance in a timely manner

 About You:

The successful applicant will be an accomplished and results driven individual, possessing the following experience and skills:

  •  CA / CIMA / CPA qualified
  • 3-5 years of experience Management Accountant
  • General Insurance knowledge highly advantageous
  • IFRS and AGAAP experience
  • Knowledge of SAP/TM1 desirable
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • High level stakeholder management and business partnering skills and experience
  • Proven ability to promote innovation and change through automation, standardisation and system optimisation
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft office Excel and PowerPoint


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