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Senior Accountant- South Bank

  • Queensland, QLD, Australia
  • Travel Money Group
  • Full time

The Travel Money Senior Accountant provides financial support and control to the Australian division of the Travel Money Group (TMG), Travel Money Oz (TMOZ). The role will partner with TMG Operational leaders to ensure brand strategies set by SWOT and Retail Leadership teams are executed effectively.  Reporting to the Travel Money Commercial Analyst, this role will assist in consolidating Travel Money Group results and supporting all aspects of financial control measures across both finance and business protection disciplines. 

Key to this role will be managing the day-to-day finance operations and functions for the TMOZ brand which includes area bank reconciliations, shop audits, end of month duties, reporting and forecasts.  There will also be a requirement to actively engage with other internal finance functions in FCTG as well as external auditors.

 

What you'll be doing...

 

 Financial Integrity and Reporting

  • Responsible for the preparation of all TMOZ management and financial reporting (EOM, daily KPIs, management packs, discrepancies) and identifying and developing further reporting opportunities for the business
  • Responsible for the financial systems and integrity of financial data from relevant operating systems
  • Manage internal processes for GST calculations for TMOZ including calculations and accruals in conjunction with the Australian Tax team
  • Half year and year end reporting including working with GFR and external auditors
  • Preparation of the quarterly 18 month rolling forecast
  • Ensure financial integrity of operational results and processes
  • Engage with other FCTG finance functions to delivery regular reporting and commentary on TMOZ business including treasury, GFR, banking, systems and tax

Financial Support and Control

  • Support TMG Finance in executing global and local strategies across operations and finance disciplines
  • Responsible for completion of financial control processes for TMOZ business including month end duties, HORP, eliminations, GACR, balance sheet testing
  • Manage and coordinate consolidated finance support functions including area cash reconciliations, shop audits, wage and incentive calculations, implant rent, handbook, management fees, fixed asset requests, accounts receivable, accounts payable
  • Work with the Financial Crime Compliance and Flight Centre Risk teams to set processes and procedures for the business, ensuring compliance with financial and AML regulations
  • Assist with fraud and risk investigations as required by the business
  • Identify and deploy opportunities and efficiencies within the TMOZ finance function to deliver cost savings and drive profitability in the business
  • Work with Workforce Planning Analyst to optimise staffing and wage levels
  • Assist product team to deliver optimum product margins as well as minimising costs of sales and transit costs
  • Monitoring and controlling expenses

 Commercial support

  • Supporting TMOZ Retail GM (AUS & NZ) and other operational and discipline leaders of TMOZ in achieving commercial strategies and targets
  • Developing business models which support sustainable profitable growth
  • Develop financial models to support business initiatives
  • Attend and actively participate in TMOZ Retail meetings and planning days

 

At Flight Centre, our vision is to open up the world for those who want to see and in digital commerce our mission is to deliver seamless and inspiring digital experiences for our customers. We DREAM BIG through collaboration and innovation and are supported to make incredible ideas a reality.

Technology travels fast. Our people use their quick thinking, expertise and tenacity to always figure things out and keep us moving forward.  Our people are as agile as the solutions we put in place.

Located conveniently in the heart of South Bank and the upcoming precinct for travel in Brisbane, Flight Centre Travel Group is fast growing market share and presence in a competitive world of digital travel. We work with some of the biggest flight and travel suppliers in the world to bring the widest and best product range to our customers' fingertips and bring travel to life.

We work autonomously from anywhere and work collaboratively online or in the office to achieve our team goals.

 

 

Let’s skip to the good part…

 

  • Situated in Flight Centre's HQ at South Bank, complete with rooftop dining and drinks
  • Travel discounts including family and friends, health and wellness discounts (myBenefits), access to internal 24/7 gym   
  • Brightness of future - career opportunities in a network of brands and businesses across the global   
  • Monthly awards nights, social team building events, and opportunity to attend global conference (Vegas 2022)   
  • Access to a world-class Employee Assistance Program for staff and family  
  • Corporate Health Discounts - exclusive discounts on health insurance plans for you and your family with our partner, BUPA. 
  • Financial Planning – manage all your finances, from your monthly budget to tax returns and mortgage broking, using our in-house team of Moneywise financial planners 
  • We proudly support and advocate responsible travel, positive diversity practices, empowered giving, and conservation of natural resources and sustainability - Yep, our hearts are big, mushy and green. 

 

 

We do things a little differently…

 

We do things a little differently around here. We do things the FCTG Way.

We have a unique culture and an irreverent DNA based on a proven mix of ideas, values and ways of working that have helped shape our business over the past 40+ years.

Across all our brands, we take our business seriously but not ourselves. We take leaps of faith, have trust in our teams and work collaboratively to achieve our goals. That’s the FCTG Way.

If you think you have FCTG DNA, reach out today.

 

What you can bring to the role...

  • Completed Accounting/Commerce degree
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience within an accounting/finance role
  • Strong customer focus and teamwork skills
  • High attention to detail
  • High degree of flexibility and ability to deal with change in a fast paced environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal & communication skills with ability to develop relationships at all levels
  • Proven time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to understand and apply financial principals, eg. Revenue recognition, reconciliations, financial statements, cash flow, ROI’s
  • Understanding of AUSTRAC regulatory requirements including AML/CTF Act, FTR Act, Customer Due Diligence and Employee Due Diligence
  • Strong understanding of financial and operational risks in the business

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