Group Accountant

Melbourne Victory
CBD & Inner Suburbs
Financial Managers & Controllers
Full time
Posted 13d ago

About Melbourne Victory Football Club 

Melbourne Victory Football Club (MVFC), based at AAMI Park, is a leading professional football club with teams in Australia’s A-League Men's and Women's, National Youth League and the Victorian National Premier Leagues.   

About the role 

This is a newly created role to support our Finance Manager and our Executive Leadership Team.   At its core, it will partner with the Finance Manager and Accountant to deliver on the Club's vision.   

Working closely with the Finance team, the Group Accountant will support delivery of the Club’s financial management and reporting.  This will include responsibility for the Club’s day to day financial management, inclusive of budgeting and forecasting, cash flow management, management accounts and reporting, statutory accounts and reporting, compliance with laws and regulations, and ensuring that the Club’s financial assets are managed effectively in accordance with the financial delegations policies set out by the Board. 

It will also will focus on the improvement of the Club’s financial reporting capability, and delivering reporting that is timely, accurate, and adds value to the Club’s decision making. 

 Benefits and Perks 

  • Fast-paced and dynamic sports and entertainment industry role  
  • Join a passionate and supportive team  
  • Great central location  
  • Parking and gym access provided  
  • Flexible working options

Desired Qualifications, Skills & Experience 

  • Formal accounting qualification (CA/CPA). 
  • Statutory reporting
  • Relevant tertiary qualification (Bachelor Commerce or similar). 
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ post qualification experience in a similar role, or first mover from public practice (senior/assistant manager level). 
  • Advanced Excel skills. 
  • Experience with Data analytics capability (Alteryx) and Data Visualisation (Power BI) is preferred. 
  • Strong business acumen   

Melbourne Victory Football Club promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Have you completed a chartered accountant (CA) qualification?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a Statutory Reporting Accountant?
  • Have you completed a certified practising accountant (CPA) qualification?

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