Senior Accountant - ANZ



  • Own accounting and finance for various Trusts, debt, receivables and associated revenue and expenses
  • Work with external and internal stakeholders driving Trust month-end close and reporting process 
  • Work flexibly from our beautiful Sydney office

Start your adventure with Zip

As a Senior Accountant in our Finance team, you will be responsible for the accounting and finance for various Trusts, debt, receivables and associated revenue and expenses. You will also assist with results and audit processes and various process and system improvement initiatives.

In this role, you will be AU focused and contributing to the monthly trust models, cash distributions, daily cash transfers. Along with assisting the day to day finance operational tasks, you will also have the opportunity to work with the rest of the finance team in identifying and implementing process improvements and internal controls.

Interesting problems you’ll get to solve

  • Support reporting processes, month end processes and deliver timely and accurate information to both internal and external Stakeholders. Drive Trust month-end close process 
  • Ensure the accuracy of the trust balance sheet and BAS return
  • Prepare monthly loan receivables journals and trust accounting to accurately reflect Trust models, drawdowns, note repayments and cost of funds
  • Assist with the group audit process of the Group and local statutory audits.
  • Assist the wider finance team, where applicable
  • Assist with the completion of memos for accounting issues, business issues and items for Board and Committee considerations, if required.
  • Support the business with new initiatives in a finance capacity
  • Tasks may include:
    • Conduct Monthly Trust P&L review
    • Perform cash flow analysis of trust accounts
    • Assist with loan sale accounting
    • Review daily cash sweeps and disbursements 
    • Loan book reconciliations
  • Contribute to the evolution & continuous improvement of Zip’s finance processes & procedures
  • Preparation of the subsidiary Financial Statements, including completion of working papers.

    What you’ll bring to the team

  • Qualified CPA/CA or very close to finalisation
  • Min 3-5 years experience in a similar role
  • Experience with intercompany & preparing balance sheet reconciliations
  • Solid grasp of accounting standards & principles
  • Intermediate to Advanced level Excel skills
  • Experience with Trust Accounting 
  • BAS experience
  • Chartered accounting background
  • Experience with Trust or Financial Models
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise with and influence various stakeholders
  • Strong time management, planning and organisation skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Curious – an ability to question, investigate and problem solve
  • 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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