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Accountant |12 Month Contract in Abbotsford at Computershare, Inc

Date Posted: 7/27/2018

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Job Description

  • 12 month contract position
  • Supportive team environment
  • Top ASX 50 company
As a pivotal link between the Finance group based in Abbotsford and the broader Australian business, this role will support the Computershare Investor Services (CIS) Senior Accountant and be responsible for financial accounting, compliance, management reporting and commercial decision support for CIS Australia and New Zealand.
The position will require you to work closely with multiple teams and individuals including the CIS Senior Accountant, Regional Financial Controller and FP&A manager, as well as CIS Australia and New Zealand management teams.
You will support the CIS Senior Accountant to provide financial and compliance reporting for internal and external stakeholders, drive the budget/forecast process, provide commercial decision support and identify any process improvement opportunities. Through information gathering and collation you will also provide financial analysis of data and ad hoc reporting for key stakeholders, as well as building solid relationships across the business.
The key responsibilities include:
  • Assisting the Senior Accountant to deliver accurate month end financial and management reporting to internal stakeholders.
  • Assisting the Senior Accountant to support Business Unit managers in the budgeting and forecasting process, including analysing the output and preparing information pack for review with senior management.
  • Meeting all external reporting requirements for CIS Australia and New Zealand including preparation of statutory accounts for CIS NZ legal entities, providing information required for external audit and ATO/IRD reporting.
  • Assisting the Senior Accountant to provide Business Unit managers with financial support and commercial analysis as required.
  • Supporting the Senior Accountant, Business Unit Heads and Regional Financial Controller/FP&A manager on ad-hoc group and regional projects.
  • Responsible for managing the daily cash flow and intercompany transfers , and processing payments for Corporate entities and CIS Australia and New Zealand.
To ensure your success in this role you will bring:
  • Experience in an assistant accountant / accountant role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong financial analysis skills and intermediate knowledge in Excel
  • High attention to details
  • Relevant degree CA / CPA part qualified
  • An understanding or working knowledge of Epicor, HFM Reporting and Hyperion Planning systems will be highly advantageous.
You will also bring key competencies which have been identified as critical to the role and Computershare’s future success:
  • Instils trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and sincerity
  • Ensures accountability - Holding oneself and others accountable for meeting commitments
  • Action orientated - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm
  • Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer - centric solutions.
  • Values differences - Recognising the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organisation
  • Nimble learning - Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder
  • Demonstrates self-awareness - Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses
Come join our close-knit team, where your contribution is valued and instrumental to the team’s success. Not only will you be part of a small team, you will also be part of a large global corporation, with a total of 16,000 employees.
We want to provide you with the best opportunities possible and support you with your own personal career path with our supportive Learning and Development Team who specialise in a wide variety of training.


  • Great discounts and benefits across various companies
  • Access to our Employee Share Plan
To apply, click on the apply button and follow the application process.
Computershare may conduct a criminal background check on applicants subject to current legislation.
We want every person who joins our team, every customer and every supplier to feel welcome. We see diversity as a source of strength - the more perspectives we have, the better equipped we’ll be to meet the demands of our diverse global customer base. We believe in equality for everyone, regardless of age, ethnicity, gender identity, race, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Please go to our website to read our Diversity and Inclusion Policy.