Markets & Treasury Accounting Specialist

ANZ

Location
Melbourne
Reference #
AUS133383
Closing Date
22-08-2021
Sector(s)

Banking & Financial Services

Vacancy Type
Permanent
Work type
Full-Time
  • Key delivery role in a business-critical part of the organisation
  • High performing, collaborative team with a great reputation
  • Great flexibility, with working from home options and a casual dress code

About The Role

Role Location: Docklands, Victoria

Role Type: Permanent, Full Time 

The M&T Accounting Control Specialist supports the M&T Accounting Control Manager in the development of overarching key controls around the Markets and Treasury product booking models to ensure the integrity of financial data.

This role will participate as a squad member on many of the Markets & Treasury initiatives that impact key financial control processes, technical and accounting policies and external reporting outputs, and using that interaction to build their own product knowledge. They will also support team members in other facets of the function including hedge accounting, which is performed exclusively on behalf of the Group within the function.

This role focusses on supporting the financial integrity of the Markets & Treasury businesses.

Markets business delivers innovative product solutions across foreign exchange, capital markets, fixed income, commodities, equities, as well as specialist research and risk management expertise. With revenue in excess of $1.8bn, ~$400bn RWA, 1,200 professionals working in dealing rooms located in the major financial hubs of London, New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, Wellington, Auckland, Sydney and Melbourne, as well as Beijing, Taipei, Jakarta, Manila, Hanoi and Seoul, with access to a global network of 33 countries.

Group Treasury is responsible for the control and management of the Group’s balance sheet and the associated risks including balance sheet interest rate risk, liquidity, funding, capital and related regulatory issues, like markets it manages the funding and capital across our network of 33 countries. With a large funding program that provides the bank with the liquidity it needs to support our customers.

Your teams BAU deliverables include (but are not limited to):

  • Financial Policy reviews (AFS, EHU, FVOCI)
  • Compliance attestations
  • Product structuring advisory
  • Financial Statement notes
  • Day 1 P&L approvals
  • New standard implementations
  • Exception reporting and breach escalation point
  • Hedging analysis and designations

About You

You will have a working understanding of the Markets & Treasury operating environment and have some experience in Financial Reporting and Accounting Policy interpretation; having some, understanding in regulatory reporting requirements would be advantageous. You will have a desire to develop experience in accounting for complex accounting instruments and products. You should be comfortable communicating across all levels of management and able to deliver concise but compelling analysis of commercial impacts of changes to policy. You are someone who enjoys learning and influencing others to do the same.

What’s in your toolkit

  • Influencing – Engage with senior stakeholders
  • Business Acumen – Partner with a business to deliver a great outcome
  • Financial Reporting and Policy - Know your way around a trial balance, and work in Statutory Reporting or Group Financial Policy
  • Financial Analysis and Advice - Complete complex financial analysis and provide advice, insight, and early warning on environmental issues
  • Teaching - Author training guides or run training sessions
  • Learning - Teach yourself a new skill
  • Statutory and Regulatory Compliance – Contribute to the review of a new accounting or regulatory standard or deal with application of different geographic standards
  • Working with Complexity - Work in a specialised team, dealing with complex accounting instruments and products

Ideally you will have had some exposure to or experience of:

  • Hedging and Structuring - Hedging and management of complex markets financial structuring
  • Derivative Pricing - Derivative pricing or valuation attribution
  • Company accounts

You will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business/Accounting/ Management/Commerce or Financial Markets Qualification.

Things that I am or might strive to be

Everyone brings their own unique mix of skills and preferences – to be successful in this role, you’ll recognise many of these things as describing you! These might also be the areas in which you wish to grow and develop your skills.

  • Commercial and Informed – you are genuinely interested in the business structure and products, and have a desire to keep up to date on issues impacting the industry. You have a curious mindset, generating and applying insights
  • A Communicator – you are an effective presenter and listener, able to distil facts, articulate and present key messages
  • A Technical Accounting Disciple– you are developing an understanding of the standards, their interpretation and implementation
  • Thought Leader - You will be comfortable taking the lead, assessing, triangulating various outcomes to make improvements to our methodologies for business advantage
  • Multitasker– you are comfortable prioritising what needs to be done, and flexible in your delivery
  • Team Player – known for adopting a one team mindset, teaching and learning from others

About ANZ 

We’re reinventing the way we do banking, and our community of collaborative, innovative thinkers who create human centred solutions are helping us get there. We’re responding faster to changing customer requirements, focusing on the things that matter and helping people achieve incredible things – be it buying their home, building a business or saving for things big or small.

We support our people by providing a range of flexible working options so they can work in the way that best suits them. We encourage you to talk to us about your need for flexibility and any adjustments you may require to our recruitment process or the role itself.

We’ll also offer you the opportunity to develop your career, working in a diverse and inclusive workplace where the different backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people are celebrated and create a great place to grow, thrive and belong.

Interested in joining us? Click Apply now, or visit www.anz.com/careers to find out more or view other opportunities.

Reference number AUS133383

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