Financial Reporting Accountant

  • Harvey Norman
  • 72 Cavendish Drive, Manukau City Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 12 Sep, 2023
Fixed Term Accounting

Job Description

Harvey Norman is seeking an experienced Financial Reporting Accountant on a full-time fixed term basis for four months.  This role will provide support to the Financial Reporting Manager in the preparation and distribution of financial reporting for both internal and external use.  Help ensure that reports, filings, and documentation comply with the company’s procedures and international accounting standards.    

In this role you will support the Financial Reporting Manager in: 

  • The calculation of monthly accounting adjustments required for Group reporting purposes 

  • The overall accuracy, quality and timeliness of all financial reporting is maintained 

  • The preparation and filing of the local statutory financial statements within required timeframes 

  • Ensuring compliance with all statutory requirements as well as internal systems and policies 

  • The preparation of cashflow forecasts 

  • The preparation and filing of statutory returns, including all Inland Revenue and Companies Office returns, by required deadlines 

  • Determining the correct accounting treatment of key transactions undertaken by the business 

  • The preparation and analysis of property revaluation accounting entries 

  • The preparation, analysis and presentation of financial reports, financial forecasts, budgets and variance information on monthly/quarterly/annual basis as required 

We are looking for someone with: 

  • A minimum of 5 years accounting experience in a large audit firm. 

  • Bachelor’s degree – Accounting. 

  • CA qualified. 

  • Knowledge of, and experience in, the application of accounting standards to create compliant financial reports.   

  • Ability to interpret relevant legislation, regulations, and standards. Experienced in adhering to, and understanding, compliance requirements. 

  • Knowledge of tax legislation.  

  • A thorough understanding of statutory accounts in NZ  

  • Experience in a large Property or Retail in an accounting and/or auditing capacity  

Due to the requirements of this role, the remuneration is competitive and will be flexible based on the experience and capabilities of the most suitable candidate. We are hoping to fill this role as soon as possible, so apply today!