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Commodities and Global Markets | Accounting and Finance Analyst (12 month Maximum Term)


The Business Finance and Funding team is seeking an accounting and finance analyst to join the team. The team sits alongside the business and delivers wide ranging financial outcomes including analysis of complex financial information, preparation of management reports, forecasting and budgeting, balance sheet reconciliations, funding analysis, and financial operations support to multiple global Specialised Asset Finance businesses. This role provides an excellent learning and development opportunity, across a broad set of financial disciplines and options for longer term career development with Macquarie.

Your responsibilities in this role will include:

  • Reconciling cash accounts and balance sheet accounts for multiple businesses, regions and currencies
  • Preparation of complex accounting journals
  • Analysis of portfolios and submission of funding profiles
  • Management reporting analysis
  • Dealing with a large volume of data and complex transactions across multiple systems
  • Working closely with other departments including Group Treasury, Financial Control, Operations, Data, Risk and Tax
  • Identifying and implementing process improvement
  • Adhoc projects and analysis

About You

Ideally, you will demonstrate the following skills and competencies:

  • Degree qualified in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • At least 1 year experience in financial services
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Study towards CPA/CA or equivalent qualifications
  • Oracle experience is beneficial
  • Experience with lease accounting is beneficial
  • Highly numerical
  • Detail focused
  • Complex problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to deal with internal stakeholders
  • Exhibit strong time management, organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Flexible in their approach and able to adapt to suit different needs or situations
  • Enjoy working in teams and can actively collaborate with others

If you are looking for a new opportunity to develop both technical skills and business understanding, then please submit your resume and cover letter as one Word or PDF-formatted document. To include your letter, simply insert an additional page into the front or back of your resume.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 18,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: CGM-969936
Work type: Maximum term
Location: Sydney
Category: Administration & Support, Data & Analytics
Group: Commodities and Global Markets
Division: Specialised and Asset Finance
Recruiter: Annali O'Neill
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