Senior Financial Accountant




  • Own all aspects of financial accounting and statutory reporting
  • Be a proactive and engaged business partner for various teams at Zip
  • Work flexibly from our beautiful Sydney office

Start your adventure with Zip

Senior Financial Accountant role is a part of the Financial Control function focusing on statutory reporting for the Group, including driving process and system improvements and being responsible for the Half Year review and Year end audit, Group Financial Statements, Group Financial Control, various ASX lodgements and delivering service to various internal and external stakeholders.  

Reporting into our Group Financial Controller, you will partner with ANZ and USA Financial Control, FP&A teams, Tax, Treasury and other teams to ensure the integrity of the financial systems and deliver timely and accurate results to stakeholders.

Interesting problems you’ll get to solve

  • Manage and perform the Group month end close process. 
  • Ensure integrity and control of the Group Consolidation and General Ledger
  • Support reporting processes and deliver timely and accurate information to both internal and external Stakeholders.
  • Manage the group audit and half year review process of the Group and local statutory audits, including preparation of statutory financial statements.
  • Manage and support debt compliance in the Group, where applicable
  • Ensure support for work performed with the FP&A, Treasury and Tax teams. 
  • Assist the wider finance team, where applicable
  • Support the budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Produce analysis and insights for senior management, including the global exec team and the Board, as required.
  • Provide information and assistance to Investor Relations, including Quarterly, half year and annual reporting processes and contribution to the investor presentations, ASX releases and other ad-hoc queries.  
  • Help define, adopt and implement consistent group processes and policies that drive continuous improvement and control of these processes. Ensure quality documentation of processes.
  • Work on and lead finance system and process improvement projects
  • Provide ad-hoc support and analysis, as required.
  • Monitoring and developing your team ensuring the development in technical and soft skills.
  • Managing and running finance training for your team and the wider finance team
  • Work with the business to ensure controls in processes and timely and accurate information flows to finance.
  • Write and review memos for accounting issues, business issues and items for Board and Committee considerations.
  • Lead and support banking and payments processes.

What you’ll bring to the team

  • 8+ years relevant finance and accounting experience.
  • CA/CPA qualified.
  • Experience working in financial control.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and an ever-changing environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including asynchronous working with stakeholders from remote/international teams.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Experience in process and system improvement.
  • Desire to continually improve, including challenging the status quo and making changes to internal control processes.
  • Good relationship skills, with the ability to use both to build consensus and action across our business.
  • Our values in your DNA: Customer First, Own It, Stronger Together and Change the Game

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

  • Sydney
  • Full-Time
  • Finance
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