Senior Accountant - IFRS17 team

Location: Auckland
Job Type: Full-time
Specialisation: Accounting
Reference: 648652

Suncorp New Zealand is a leading general insurance and life insurance business in New Zealand and is part of the Suncorp Group which is also a leading general insurance and banking business in Australia. If you’re looking for that next career moves in the insurance sector and are keen to be part of a major Finance Transformation project, then this could be the role for you.

The IFRS17 Team is responsible for the successful implementation of the new IFRS17 International Accounting Standard for Insurance Contracts, which represents the most significant change in insurance accounting in more than twenty years. A role in the IFRS17 Team therefore offers a unique opportunity to be part of designing the future state of financial reporting for Suncorp NZ.

The Senior Accountant will analyse and advise on the impact of implementing IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts for Suncorp New Zealand, including providing technical accounting advice and contributing to the design and implementation of future finance systems and processes.

What we are looking for:

  • 5+ years proven proficiency in accounting within financial services
  • Degree Qualification in finance/accounting
  • Membership of recognised professional body (ACA, CFA, CPA)
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS accounting standards and financial statement disclosures, demonstrated either in a commercial environment or in a professional firm
  • Self-starter with strong communication and presentation skills, both written and oral
  • Strong customer focus – ability to develop strong working relationships and educate customers
  • Ability to thrive in an environment of rapid change and fast-paced development

Why us:

Suncorp New Zealand is a key business in the Suncorp Group, which in turn is one of the largest financial service providers in Australasia with around 9 million customers and more than $28 billion funds under management.

We can offer an exciting range of benefits such as:

  • Competitive salary and discretionary annual bonus
  • Flexible working hours and working from home
  • Free life, salary continuance and trauma insurance cover
  • Discounts on Asteron Life, Vero, Southern Cross medical insurance
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Discounted gym membership

If this sounds like you, then submit an online application today.

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