Senior Financial Accountant

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Senior Financial Accountant

05 June 2024 |

About the Role

This position plays a key role in the financial management and reporting functions of Penten and is responsible for overseeing financial and audit activities, ensuring compliance with accounting standards and influencing strategic decision making. Specifically, this role will:

  • Complete the monthly analysis of financial results, including identifying and facilitating improvements to financial reporting, processes and systems for accuracy, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Prepare complex accounting treatment assessments, policies and procedures and financial statements in compliance with the Australian Accounting Standards.
  • Work with external tax specialists for submission of R&D tax incentive, income tax returns, ASIC submissions and other compliance activities.
  • Lead the annual audit process through to sign off including preparation of workpapers, liaising with auditors, addressing audit queries and making and implementing recommendations from audit reports to strengthen internal controls.
  • Facilitate the monthly and annual financial close, ensuring all period-end processes and journals have been completed correctly and in a timely manner.

 Skills & Experience

  • Extensive experience as a Financial Accountant or similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of Australian accounting standards and taxation laws.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and influence decision-making processes.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to address complex business requirements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to articulate financial concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Qualifications & Eligibility

To be eligible for this position you must:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with a CA or CPA qualification.
  • Be an Australian citizen with an AGSVA NV1 clearance or higher (or be eligible and willing to undergo the process)
  • Be proficient in financial reporting software and ERP systems.

 Be Your Best You at Penten

Penten is a proud equal employment workplace committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment, reflective of the community in which we live, work and play. Penten’s focus on inclusion, well-being and flexible working arrangements means everyone, regardless of their background, can be their best both inside and outside the office.

As a national leader in cyber technology, we believe diversity of experience, identity, background, perspective and expression is key to building the best team, products and company. It’s the actions we take everyday that make the difference and we are continuously working on increasing diversity, inclusivity and belonging in all areas of our business.

How to Apply

To help us achieve our mission to protect those who protect us, click on the ‘Apply Now‘ button below. So that we can assess your suitability, please provide the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Clearly outline your Australian citizenship

Please note this position requires you to be an Australian Citizen with a government security clearance at the NV1 level or higher.

Should you require any adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please let us know by emailing for a confidential discussion.

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