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G8 Education

Support office

Senior Accountant

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Varsity Lakes QLD, Australia


Full Time

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Childcare Jobs - Support office, Full Time - Varsity Lakes QLD, Australia

G8 Education is one of Australia’s largest early education and care providers, with more than 400+ centres across Australia and over 10,000 team members who are all helping shape the lives of over 40,000 children every day.  Our core values of passion, innovation, dedication, compassion, and integrity, unite us on our journey to ensure the health and happiness of future generations. We are committed to developing a culture that empowers and rewards our team of early childhood educators, teachers, leaders, and support office.

The Opportunity

The Senior Accountant will assist in completing the financial reporting obligations on a daily basis in consultation with other team members. Reporting to the Group Financial Reporting Manager this position will play an integral role in ensuring accurate and timely reconciliations and support across process improvements and enhancements.

Your day-to-day

No two days are the same; this role is diverse, with depth and breadth to cement your career, now and into the future. Areas of core responsibility include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing and reconciling entries
  • Preparing and analysing consolidated monthly profit and loss, balance sheet & cashflow including all consolidation and elimination entries
  • Preparing board report including commentary and analysis
  • Performing and reviewing balance sheet reconciliations
  • Ensuring accuracy and completeness of financial result each period
  • Acting as a business partner to different Support Office Departments
  • Creating detailed work instructions for tasks linking to G8 policies and develop new and improved ways of working.
  • Liasing with external parties (e.g. consultants and auditors) on matters impacting the financial reporting
  • Mentoring the accounting team members
  • Providing ad-hoc support and advise on financial matters
  • Assisting with internal and external audit requirements by answering queries and providing information on a timely basis.
  • Assisting with Half Year and Full Year reporting

About You

You thrive in a fast-paced and engaging work environment, valuing strong partnerships, collaboration, and a commitment to excellence. As someone who takes ownership of outcomes, you embrace the complexity and challenges that come with this role, while maintaining an agile and result-driven mindset. To be successful in this role, you should possess the following skills and experiences:

  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Degree qualified with CPA/CA
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Strong focus on process improvement
  • Desired experience working within an ASX-listed company.
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement. 
  • Hold, or be willing to obtain, a valid working with children check

Benefits Include: 

  • Competitive salary package
  • Hybrid working conditions encouraged.  
  • Flexibility to travel to both Support Office locations, Brisbane CBD and Gold Coast.
  • Career development opportunities as part of a large ASX-listed company
  • Flexible working arrangements and role autonomy
  • Access a 50% discount on early education and childcare fees at any G8 Education Centre.
  • Exclusive access to our employee benefits program covering a wide range of discounts and promotions. 

This is a rare opportunity; if you want a diverse, challenging and personally fulfilling role, apply now! 

Please note the advertising closing date is indicative only.  G8 Education reserves the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, it is encouraged that you submit your application as soon as possible. 

G8 Education is a committed advocate for child protection, safety and wellbeing. We have a zero tolerance for any form of child abuse or harm. The safety and wellbeing of children will always be our priority and all team members are expected to embrace this shared commitment. All G8 Education employees will need to hold a relevant Working with Children Check upon their commencement into the business. 

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