Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant – Icon Group, Melbourne
Key Points
  • Deliver financial accounting and reporting for Icon’s extensive Pharmacy Services
  • Provide business support through oversight and maintenance of accounting systems and compliance obligations
  • Join a 3000+ Australian healthcare organisation with extensive development avenues and business streams
  • Permanent, Full-Time Position based in Icon’s Melbourne HQ (Mt Waverley)

About the role:

We are looking for a Financial Accountant on a permanent full-time basis to assist with the provision of financial accounting and reporting to meet management and statutory requirements, including the delivery of timely and accurate information, maintenance of reporting systems, financial policies and processes, reconciliations, internal controls compliance obligations. This role reports to the Financial Controller for Icon’s Pharmacy Services division.

Key responsibilities: 
  • End of month activities as outlined in the finance timetable including but not limited to: bank recs, preparation of general journals and prepayments
  • Completion of balance sheet reconciliations and supporting documentation in a timely manner
  • Assist with the formulation of accounting/business policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to and applied consistently.
  • Fixed Asset accounting including asset capitalisation and monthly depreciation
  • Project accounting
  • Preparation of periodic GST and FBT returns
  • Debtors reporting
  • Reconciling Intercompany accounts
  • Supporting the year end and audit processes and preparation of statutory accounts.
  • Recommend improvements of processes with a focus on optimal efficiency and accuracy
  • Ensure compliance with all policies in line with legislative, company law and tax requirements

About you:

We are seeking an accounting professional who is experienced in a large, complex, multi-site/entity organisation, is willing to work in a team and have the ability to prioritise their workload in a fast-paced environment. High attention to detail along with effective communication and problem-solving skills are required to succeed in these roles.

  • Tertiary qualification in accounting or relevant qualification
  • Working knowledge of tax, legislation and company law including: FBT, GST, PAYG
  • Commercial experience in a large entity
Skills, Knowledge & Experience
  • Excellent understanding of financial accounting and financial reporting systems with a capacity to interpret the financial reporting and processing needs of the organisational and communicate with IT
  • Excellent ability to communicate and work well within a team
  • Very strong spreadsheet and ERP system experience and skill
  • Excellent understanding of monthly management reporting processes and prior experience with co-ordinating and completing monthly management reporting cycles
  • Possess change management, negotiating and influencing skills
  • Understanding of risk management and internal controls

About ICON Group
Icon Group is Australia’s largest dedicated cancer care provider with a growing reach into New Zealand and Asia. With over 3000 employees’ company-wide, Icon Group’s global footprint includes over 40 cancer treatment centres, 3 specialist surgical centres, a health screening service, 4 chemotherapy compounding facilities, over 60 pharmacies and the largest private cancer clinical trials program in Australia.
Icon Group is committed to consistently extending our reach throughout both urban and remote communities in Australia, as well as continuing our global operations. Our roadmap includes several new purpose-built centres and facilities, as well as new acquisitions, infrastructure changes and system improvements. 
Our future success depends on the quality and commitment of our team, so we are devoted to empowering our people to thrive in their career through personal and professional growth and development. If you are looking for a dynamic and rewarding role that supports our frontline team to make a difference in the lives of cancer patients globally, this is the opportunity for you!

How to apply?

Please directly apply to the advertisement and attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

Icon Group celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace for all employees. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds.

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