Accounting Manager

Melbourne , Victoria, Australia

Ref#: 515556290

Job Function: Finance & Accounting

Date published: 13-Nov-2017

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We are currently recruiting for the position of Accounting Manager (ISP & LER2R); this is a full-time position reporting to the Pacific Financial Controller. The mission of the Accounting Manager (ISP & LER2R) is to lead the Indirect Source to Pay (ISP) and Legal Entity to Reporting (LER2R) Accounting team and provide excellence in Financial Reporting, Tax and Statutory Reporting, Business Partnering and Technical Accounting and Compliance. The role will align us to the Nike Inc Value Stream structure and will work alongside the Order to Cash (O2C) and Direct Source to Pay (DSP) Accounting Manager.

Key responsibilities of the role include:
  • Leading the team through Month end and Quarter end Accounting and Reporting requirements
  • Management of ISP/LER2R Accounting processes and functions
  • Providing commentary and insight on monthly results
  • Management of the year end Statutory Accounts process for Australia and NZ
  • Monitoring compliance with Trading Company model
  • Direct taxes - Management of Australian and NZ tax returns, the annual APA compliance report, and assistance in the preparation of Transfer pricing documentation
  • Indirect tax Management
  • Drive and support implementation of new technology and systems improvements where applicable to optimize processes
  • Business Partnering cross-functionally, and working closely with APLA team

Preference will be given to applicants who have:

  • A relevant Tertiary qualification in Finance/Commerce or similar
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in an Accounting or Finance related role
  • CA/CPA qualification
  • Experience in preparing tax returns and statutory accounts
  • Strong knowledge of accounting standards and principals
  • Good technical understanding of indirect taxes
  • Excellent process and systems knowledge
  • The ability to engage and influence key stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience, SAP experience is preferred
  • Exceptional ability to interpret and communicate financial data

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