Senior Fund Accountant - Superannuation


Location: Melbourne, Sydney

Job Type: Full time


See yourself being part of a large, transformational change? This could be the role for you!

At Iress, we make things happen

We believe technology should help people perform better every day. Since our beginning in 1993, people across financial services have trusted us to take their performance to the next level. More than 10,000 businesses and 500,000 people use our software, from the world’s most iconic financial services brands to advice firms of all sizes, banks, insurers, investment managers, traders and brokers. Iress is one of Australia’s largest technology companies and employs more than 2,500 people across Australia, The United Kingdom, Africa, Canada, France, New Zealand and Asia.

Build your career at Iress!

The Senior Fund Accountant plays an important role in supporting the service delivery of the Accounting and Tax team. It encompasses preparation of APRA returns, preparation of monthly, quarterly and year-end reporting, participation in ad-hoc projects as required and liaising with Custodians, investment managers, tax agents as well as the relevant Trustee office.

Some of the awesome things you’ll be involved with:

  • Calculation of the Funds Under Management (FUM) for internal and external stakeholders

  • Support the preparation and completion of the tax true up process across various funds

  • Preparation of Investment reconciliations compared to custodian reports and Fund Managers statements for various sub plans and booking investment journals onto the accounting package

  • Liaise with custodians on all aspects of investment related issues and amounts.

  • Prepare and review management accounts including tax provisions and other accounting reports

  • Prepare and review various fund accounting-related APRA work papers and forms across Superannuation funds being administered

  • Prepare and review BAS across various funds.

  • Prepare any quarterly fund accounting-related reports when required


  • Prepare fund accounting-related APRA work papers and forms across all funds being administered

  • Provide investment-related data required for annual reports/statements

  • Prepare various notes in the financial statements across all fund administered

  • Liaise directly with Trustees with the relevant funds and their objectives

  • Liaise directly with auditors during the Funds’ audits

  • Prepare tax provisions for the annual Financials and Statutory tax notes for various funds

  • Support the work associated with the tax agent in finalising the tax returns for various funds

  • Support the work associated with liaising with ATO to resolve BAS matters

What you will bring:

  • 5+ years in all aspects of Financial reporting

  • Practical experience in preparation of financial reporting specifically for Superannuation funds

  • Practical experience in preparation of APRA reporting specifically for Superannuation funds

  • Practical knowledge in unit pricing

  • Knowledge of tax accounting for superannuation funds and preparation of Income tax returns

  • Advanced Excel Skills

  • Client delivery and service experience

Why work with us?

  • 6 additional paid days per year to extend your weekends

  • Flexible working from home arrangements

  • Equity grants for our top 25% performers

  • Generous cash bonus for every successful referral

  • Annual Profit Share when Iress meets its annual profit targets

  • Starting school leave - 8.5 days of leave to assist your children with the transition to school

  • Up to 26 weeks’ paid parental leave for primary carers (up to 4 weeks for secondary carers), and the ability to work part-time when returning to work

  • 3 days’ paid leave per year to participate in charity initiatives

  • Discounted health insurance premiums

  • Access to learning and development programs through Udemy

Iress is committed to fostering a welcoming and inclusive culture. We strongly believe that diversity is what makes our teams and our products succeed. Our people have different experiences, skills, perspectives and beliefs and everyone’s uniqueness is valued and celebrated.

Our hiring decisions are never based on sexual orientation, race, gender identity, religion, disability, citizenship, marital or family status and age. Even if you feel you don’t meet all of the requirements of the role, we would still like to hear from you!

For more information about what we do, our people and values, please visit our website -

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