Financial Accountant

Mott MacDonald

Location: Australia

Job Type: Full time


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Mott MacDonald is a uniquely diverse global management, engineering, and development consultancy that offers a diverse range of opportunities for potential employees to work with World Expert Practitioners on small- and large-scale projects.

Our Finance team across the Asia Pacific, New Zealand & Australia region ('APNA') provide a trusted front line financial support service. As part of our commitment to developing and servicing our key clients, we are looking for a Financial Accountant to join us in our Head Office. Working within a tight knit Finance team committed to the Australian business unit, but with links into our wider APNA regional finance team, this newly created opportunity will see you reporting into the Unit Finance Manager and taking on parts of financial accounting and corporate secretariat responsibilities.

Your Opportunity
As part of our commitment to developing and servicing our key clients, we are looking for a Financial Accountant to work with the team to prepare the quarterly consolidated financial reports, monthly reconciliations and to assist with the annual internal and external audit processes. You will also be supporting the Regional Finance Manager in managing corporate secretariat, insurance, and lease review duties. You will be a key member of our Australia, and wider APAC finance teams. Your role will see you working to deliver management and financial accounting deadlines and rolling up your sleeves when required.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of quarterly consolidation financial reporting and analysis
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual financial report and external audit process
  • Preparation/Review of month-end journals (note: most journals are posted by the Central Finance Team - CFT)
  • Review of month end reconciliations and investigate reconciling items (note: most reconciliations are prepared by CFT)
  • Support Unit Management Account with month end close to meet tight Head office deadlines
  • Review of credit notes and external invoices - ensuring company procedures are followed
  • Assist with subcontractor financial statement reviews
  • Documentation of key financial accounting processes
  • Assist Unit Finance Manager to ensure the internal control environment is maintained and improved

About You

  • Experience with month-end accounting and reporting in a medium-sized firm
  • BCom Accounting or similar qualified with experience in commerce or a chartered accounting firm
  • Strong systems knowledge and experience in using ERP systems
  • Be comfortable with MS office - advanced in Excel

Our Values, Culture and Benefits
At Mott MacDonald, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we uphold our strategic commitment to recruit, develop and value our diverse workforce. Our inclusive cultures and behaviours empower each of us to make decisions, innovate, collaborate, and ultimately transform our communities.

Some of our benefits include:

  • State of the art office and end of trip facilities
  • Agile working
  • Competitive salary and group bonus incentive scheme
  • Life, personal accident, and salary continuance insurance
  • Options to purchase additional annual leave

You've got this!
If you feel your skills match some, but not all of the requirements listed, please apply as we would still be interested in having a discussion and finding out more about your experience.
We're always on the lookout for talented people who share our values to join our team and contribute to our culture, connect with us to find out how.

You’ve got this!