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Financial Accounting Team Leader

  • Queensland, QLD, Australia
  • Flight Centre Travel Group
  • Full time

Reconciliations and Systems Accountant Team Leader

The Reconciliations and Systems Accountant Team Leader (“TL”) will be responsible for leading 4 to 5 systems accountants for the Corporate Brands. This role is ideal for an Accountant that is passionate about reconciliations, improving processes and wants to step up and lead others.

As a part of the financial accounting team for our corporate brands, the reconciliation and systems accountant’s main tasks include the central bank reconciliations, merchant reconciliations, daily system accounting journals and end of month reconciliation tasks.

Reporting to the Assistant Financial Controller for the Corporate Brands, the successful applicant is someone who has a strong attention to detail, initiative to resolve issues and create efficiencies and flexibility to adapt in an ever changing environment. You will have an excellent understanding of the reconciliation process and a history of creating efficiencies in your previous roles.


Duties and responsibilities:

The main responsibilities of the team are to complete timely and accurate reconciliations for our central bank accounts and merchant facilities, as well as our daily system journals. As a TL you will be given as much flexibility as you would like to achieve the below, whilst also having the support required to allow you and the team to be successful.

  • Lead and assist the 4 to 5 other team members, ensuring accuracy, timeliness and completion of the reconciliations for the Corporate Brands in Australia
  • Ensure a high level of financial control through process and reconciliation reviews
  • Ensure processes are documented and process notes are maintained
  • Measurement of team performance with timely reporting on KPIs and risks. This will also include reviews with key stakeholders.
  • Assist the Assistant Financial Controller with process improvement and efficiency
  • Driving process improvement and efficiencies
  • Providing leadership to the team including giving feedback and leading meetings
  • Collaborating with other finance teams, operations and other support teams to mitigate risk and add value to the business
  • Training and on boarding of new staff members


About you:

3+ years in finance

CA/CPA qualified or working towards

High level of ownership

High attention to detail

Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to develop relationships at all levels

Proven teamwork skills

Strong accounting knowledge

High degree of flexibility and ability to deal with change, growth and pressure

Prior success in process improvement


About the group

The Corporate Travel group comprises a diverse range of Corporate Travel brands including FCM Travel Solutions, Corporate Traveller, Stage & Screen Travel, FCBT, and our meetings & events business.   We focus on growing and transforming our business to meet changing customer needs and we’re driven by a culture that puts our customers and team first

As an inclusive, team-first company, our people are at the core of everything we do

We care deeply about creating a workplace where our team members feel valued, respected and empowered. We are committed to providing equal opportunity regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation

We value flexibility, and encourage our team members to work in ways that meet their work/life commitments and support their wellbeing

We work hard to create an inclusive environment for all, and most importantly, we're all about creating better experiences – for our customers and for each other

About the benefits:

  • Travel discounts, health and wellness discounts (My Benefits)
  • Leadership Programmes & further education
  • Giving Bank & Volunteer Leave 
  • Employee share scheme


Closing date: May 07, 2021

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