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Assistant Legal Entity Control Manager

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Permanent - Full time, Mid-level
Job category
Accounting / Finance
Help manage the financial affairs of the various legal entities within the Macquarie Group by joining our Legal Entity Control team. This team is responsible for conducting periodic reviews, providing financial commentary, handling statutory and management reporting, monitoring capital, and calculating licenses.
At Macquarie, our advantage is bringing together diverse people and empowering them to shape all kinds of possibilities. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 55 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a friendly and supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drives outcomes.

What role will you play?

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In this role, you will demonstrate a strong understanding of business and provide context to accounting and financial matters, including complex transactions. You will identify, plan, and mitigate risks inherent in LEC functional responsibilities while providing advice to resolve complex work situations.

You will also develop and exhibit core specialisation in assigned finance areas and reflect subject matter expertise within and across teams. You will resolve issues that could result in financial misstatements and classification errors and will lead compliance with financial control standards and LEC policies.

What you offer

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  • Post-graduate accounting qualification, CA or CPA, with 4-6 years of relevant post-qualification experience.
  • Strong experience in the financial services industry and exposure to financial accounting and statutory reporting in a service industry environment.
  • Experience in statutory reporting, including the monthly, quarterly, or annual preparation of income statements, balance sheets, and other financial statement notes, including variance analysis and commentaries for legal entities.
  • Experience doing month-end close activities, including journal entries such as revenue booking, expense accounting, cash and suspense clearing, transfer pricing accounting, inter-company breaks clearing, reconciliation, and attestation of balance sheet items.
  • Exposure to an IFRS accounting environment would be an added advantage. Experience in a similar or relevant financial services and service industry environment are preferred.

We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

About the Financial Management Group

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In our Financial Management Group you will work in the financial hub of Macquarie, driving real change for our businesses. You will be part of a team that plays an important role building relationships with our regulators, partners, communities and shareholders - all of which play a key role in upholding Macquarie's brand.


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Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria, include: 
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements
  • One wellbeing leave day per year
  • Up to 20 weeks paid parental leave as well as benefits to support you as you transition to life as a working parent 
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching
  • Other benefits to support your physical, mental and financial wellbeing
  • Access a wide range of learning and development opportunities

Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

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We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for a role regardless of their identity, including gender, race, ethnicity, cultural identity, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status, marital or family status, neurodiversity, religion or belief, disabilities, or socio-economic background.
If you require adjustments to your working arrangements or the recruitment process, please let us know when applying.