Financial Accountant



  • Assist with month-end close, accruals, analysis, forecast
  • Support the business with new initiatives in a finance capacity
  • 12 month fixed-term contract to work flexibly from our beautiful Sydney office

Start your adventure with Zip

This is a 12 months fixed term contract where you will contribute to month end close, accounting schedules (such as fixed assets & depreciation, interest calcs, etc), intercompany journals and reconciliations, balance sheet reconciliations, and actuals vs budget analysis. 

Interesting problems you’ll get to solve

  • Production of the month-end Management accounts & Executive reports, including month end journals, accruals, prepayments, depreciation, etc.
  • Preparation, presentation and analysis of cost centre reports to analyse business efficiency. 
  • Inter-company journals & reconciliations
  • Balance sheet reconciliations & investigation of variances
  • Key reconciliations around Customer Collections, Debt Agency Collections and Merchant Collections and arrears
  • Maintain Fixed Asset Register and depreciation schedules
  • Assist in maintaining Cashflow forecast including all cash movements between the company and trusts
  • Assist to ensure the BAS & FBT return are correct, & provide support around tax requirements as needed
  • Payment Times Reporting, Modern slavery reporting and ABS
  • Own the quarterly commission calculations.
  • Partner rebates calculations and process enhancement.
  • Assist with audit queries & requests
  • Contribute to the evolution & continuous improvement of Zip’s finance processes & procedures

What you’ll bring to the team

  • Qualified CPA/CA or studying towards this
  • Min 2-3 years experience in a similar role.
  • Experience with month-end process.
  • Experience in monthly management reporting, budget to actuals variance analysis and commentary
  • Experience with intercompany & preparing balance sheet reconciliations
  • Solid grasp of accounting standards & principles
  • Intermediate to Advanced level Excel skills.
  • BAS and FBT return experience.
  • Proven experience in process improvement.

What you’ll get in return

As we write this next exciting chapter in our story, we will continue to move at pace and embrace change. For you, this might mean opportunities to learn new skills with hands-on experience, broader responsibilities, or the buzz of seeing your work impact customers faster.  

Zip is a place where you’ll get out exactly what you put in. When you join the team, we'll do our best to make sure you can be yourself and surround yourself with smart, friendly colleagues and leaders who have your back, so that you can make the big things happen.

Zipsters tell us these are just some of the best things about working here. You’ll also receive:

  • 25 days paid leave annually, including birthday leave and quarterly wellbeing days
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave for primary carers, and 4 weeks for supporting carers
  • Family support policies including miscarriage bereavement leave and domestic violence leave
  • Mental health and wellness initiatives, including $299 annual wellbeing allowance, free access for you and family members to our EAP service Sonder, discounted private health insurance, and great rates on fitness sessions through ClassPass
  • 2 days paid volunteering leave per year
  • Fee-free Zip products, and discounts with Zip merchant partners (AU) 
  • Team social events, epic offices, free breakfast daily, and weekly free lunches (Sydney and Melbourne) 

Be a part of a team that reflects the diversity of our customers

We pride ourselves on being a workplace that provides equal opportunities to people of all ages, cultural backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender identities, abilities, veteran status, and everything else that makes you unique.

Equally, we’re committed to ensuring our recruitment processes are accessible and inclusive. Please let us know If there are any adjustments that need to be made to ensure you have a fair and equitable experience.

And finally…get to know us

Zip Co Limited (ASX: ZIP) is a digital financial services company, offering innovative, people-centred products that bring customers and merchants together.

Operating in two core markets - Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) and the US, Zip offers point-of-sale credit and digital payment services, connecting millions of customers with its global network of tens of thousands of merchants.

We’re proud to be a values-led business and our values - Customer First, Own it, Stronger Together and Change the Game - guide us in everything we do.

We are Zip, and we are just getting started.

We are a proud 2024 Circle Back initiative employer and will respond to every applicant.

  • Sydney
  • Fixed Term, Full-Time
  • Finance
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