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ANZ Controllership Assistant Manager

Sydney Job No. r00184851 Full-time

Job Description

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  • Responsible for helping to ensure all internal and external statutory reporting requirements are met

  • Responsible for helping to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the country's financial reporting in accordance with relevant accounting standards, and within fixed deadlines

  • Ensure that the Country's local tax filings are complete, accurate and meet all local tax office requirements

Key Responsibilities

Statutory compliance

  • Responsible for preparing and reviewing published statutory accounts for Accenture and acquired entities

  • Supporting Controller in preparation of IFRS convergence, maintain/update of documentation and analysis regarding ongoing IFRS compliance

  • Supporting Controller to manage integration of acquisition activities including internal operation matters and statutory filing requirements

  • Maintain a deep knowledge/skills in accounting, financial, GAAP and/or internal controls

  • Coordinate with other controllership functions (e.g., CFM – engagement reviews, engagement issues)

  • Supporting changes and process improvements leading to implementation, replacement, or upgrading of systems to reduce costs and improve profitability, and/or meet legislative requirements

  • Maintain, and monitor adherence to Company policies and procedures

  • Review/approve various journal entries/adjusting entries

  • Act as key liaison with firm’s internal and external auditors for Australia and New Zealand

  • Review of monthly Management Income Statement and Balance Sheet and ensure necessary adjustments are identified, resolved, and corrected on a timely basis

Tax Compliance

  • Review the annual income tax return and supporting schedules for Accenture Australia MEC Group, Avanade Australia and Accenture New Zealand

  • Review the tax provisions and true-ups for Accenture Australia in accordance with Accounting Standards and Local tax requirements.

  • Dealing directly with external tax advisers and statutory authorities in relation to technical and compliance issues.

  • Lead reviews and audits conducted by revenue authorities

  • Identify, research and provide clear advice to the Country Controller and other internal clients about complex taxation issues, recent legislations and administrative decisions that impact the business as they occur and/or on request.

  • Lead reviews on FBT reporting, documentation, and calculation.  Ensure accuracy and timeliness of all FBT returns

  • Review taxation reports as requested to meet global or business reporting requirements

  • Responsible for special projects on an as needed basis, including reviewing and evaluating complex specific accounting transactions/treatment and providing requested support from other organizations within Accenture on significant accounting transactions and/or business events

  • This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict responsibilities that may be assigned


  • Reports to:  Country Controller Senior Manager

  • Supervises: Country controller specialists and analysts

  • External Relationships:  Auditors


  • Education:  Undergraduate Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Recommended Certifications, Licenses, etc:  ASCPA or CA

  • Work Experience:  6+ years financial/management accounting and local tax experience

  • Work Requirements:  Dependent upon whether job is located in country, specific work requirements may be documented at the position level

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