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Senior Corporate Accountant

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Homebush West
Categories: Accounting & Finance

Harvey Norman Holdings Limited is an Australian publicly listed company that has 198 franchised complexes in Australia and 116 company-operated stores in overseas markets. With Harvey Norman® system sales revenue of nearly $10 billion, Harvey Norman® has an established, market-leading position as a franchisor and retailer of Home and Lifestyle products.

Harvey Norman’s Corporate Office, located in Homebush West, is searching for a technically competent, enthusiastic and motivated individual to be an integral part of the Financial Reporting team. Reporting to the Financial Reporting Manager, this is a technically-focused role and the successful candidate should possess strong consolidation skills and a sound understanding of the Accounting Standards and related disclosures required by large publicly-listed organisations.  

This is a maternity leave contract position for a period of up to 12 months.  

About the role
As the Senior Corporate Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in the team by presenting high quality financial reports and accounting papers to the Audit & Risk Committee. You will review and prepare monthly consolidation journals, ensuring accuracy and compliance with regulatory standards. Additionally, you will assist in the preparation of the half-year report and annual report to an external release standard.

Responsibilities include;

  • Assist in the preparation of the note disclosures in the half-year report and the annual report of Harvey Norman Holdings Limited
  • Assist in managing the half-year review and year-end audit process with the external auditors
  • Review monthly financial statements of wholly owned subsidiaries to ensure that transactions have been completely and accurately recorded and movements from prior periods appear reasonable
  • Prepare monthly joint venture cashbooks to ensure all joint venture transactions have been completely and accurately recorded
  • Use external Lease software to prepare monthly AASB 16 lease journals
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly financial reports, analysis and commentary for distribution and review at monthly board meetings
  • Involvement in ad hoc analysis and projects as required by the business

About you

You’ll be a qualified Accountant with experience in a chartered environment. Your background includes reviewing financial reports for prominent publicly listed clients and handling financial reporting within large publicly listed organisations.

You will also have:

  • An accounting degree combined with a CA qualification
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting standards
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Strong job ownership and time management skills with the ability to work towards and meet deadlines in a high pressured environment
  • Proficient with the use of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Publisher
  • Prior experience with SAP S/4HANA general ledger system is preferred

This opportunity will provide: 

  • A competitive salary + opportunities for salary packaging & novated leasing 
  • Career progression and development 
  • Experience working with an Iconic Australian Retailer with global success in NZ, Asia and Europe 
  • A supportive team environment that celebrates diversity and promotes job flexibility and a healthy work and family life balance 
  • Opportunities to make discounted purchases on a great range of products and services  

Have we got your interest?  

Apply now to be considered to join our dedicated team.  

Please note that only people with the right to work in Australia should apply for this position.  

Recruitment Agencies – thank you for thinking of us, however we do endeavour to fill our opportunities through direct channels wherever possible. If we find that we do need agency assistance, we’ll be in touch.  

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