finance - specialist life and investment accountant in Sydney CBD

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job details

sydney cbd, new south wales
job type
working hours
au$ 90,000 - au$ 110,000 per year
3 years
reference number
gail cunningham, randstad
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job description

Join this Insurance giant as part of their new partnership with their Investment Management business specialising on Life and Investment annuities products.

Reporting to the Statutory Accounting Manager this specialist Financial Accountant role will engage with all Finance including management and statutory reporting, taxation, reinsurance accounting, systems, risk and compliance, actuarial.

Key responsibilities of the Financial Accountant include:

  • Month end close for Australia operations with a focus on the life insurance business
  • Presentation and preparation of management accounts
  • Investment accounting reconciliation processes
  • Quarterly and year end reporting including APRA and ASIC returns
  • Liaise with multiple stakeholders in relation to annual planning process
  • Collaborating with other divisions
  • Assist with implementation of new system and processes in response accounting standards changes.

To be successful the Life and Investment Financial Accountant should have the following experience and personal attributes:

  • At least 4 years’ experience in an Insurance statutory / APRA regulatory reporting environment, Big 4 Audit backgrounds will be considered
  • Life Insurance industry experience will be looked at favourably
  • Chartered Accountant qualified (or international equivalent)
  • Excellent stakeholder management and relationship building skills
  • Exceptional time management and organisation skills.
  • Ability to work in and respond in a challenging and fast paced environment.

The organisation provides excellent employee benefits and opportunity to support your career in Finance and long term career development. For more information on the organisation or the role please reach out to Gail Cunningham on (02) 8215 1086.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Insurance, Accounting, Month end, Investment accounting, reconciliation, financial control, statutory reporting, APRA, Regulatory reporting, financial statements


CA/CPA (or equivalent)

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree