Senior Financial Accountant

Senior Financial Accountant – Icon Group
Key Points
  • Deliver Financial Accounting and Reporting for Icon’s Extensive Pharmacy Operations
  • Provide Business Support through Oversight and Maintenance of Accounting Systems and Compliance Obligations
  • Excellent REM, Benefits & Flex Options – Permanent, Full-Time Position based in either Icon HQ Offices (Mt Waverley, VIC or South Brisbane, QLD)

About the role:

We are looking for a Senior 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 Assistant Finance Manager, Accounting & Compliance for Icon’s Pharmacy Services division.

Key responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for all aspects of accounting function and internal controls/procedures
  • Ensure integrity, accuracy, and completeness of financial transactions and statements
  • Month end processing including preparation of balance sheet reconciliations, general journals and accrual entries
  • Assist with the formulation of accounting/business policies and procedures and ensure they are adhered to and applied consistently.
  • Custodianship of the divisional general ledger and financial governance and control frameworks
  • Assist with preparation of statutory accounts and audit processes
  • Assist with the management and maintenance of reporting systems
  • Prepare, review, and submit GST / PAYG returns in collaboration with the group tax accounting team
  • Communication of key financial information to management
  • Recommend improvements of processes with a focus on optimal efficiency and accuracy
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders as required

About you:

We are seeking a passionate senior accountant 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 qualifications in business / commerce
  • CPA/CA qualified
  • Commercial experience in a large entity – 5+ years post-qualified
  • Experience in a Senior Accountant or Senior Financial Accountant role previously
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
  • 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 2,500 employees’ company-wide, Icon Group’s global footprint includes over 40 cancer centres, 3 specialist surgical centres, a health screening service, 3 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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