Senior Systems Accountant
Vero Insurance
Christchurch
5d ago

Are you ready to Chase the Sun by pursuing a career with Suncorp New Zealand? As part of one of Australia’s and New Zealand’s leading financial services groups, you’ll help us live our purpose every day to build futures and protect what matters for our customers, our communities and each other.

And you’ll be supported to grow your own future further too, backed by a culture of continuous improvement, empowerment and flexibility.

We currently have a unique opportunity for a Senior Systems Accountant to join our dedicated IFRS17 team, which is responsible for scoping, resourcing, planning and delivering the successful implementation of the new IFRS17 Accounting Standard for Suncorp.

This a great opportunity to further your professional development by contributing to the design and implementation of future finance systems and processes with the implementation of IFRS17 across the Suncorp NZ business

This is a fixed term contract running through until the end of May 2023

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the development of Suncorp's IFRS17 accounting artefacts
  • Drive the articulation of IFRS17 accounting events specific to Suncorp's insurance products resulting from IFRS17 business events
  • Support the configuration of the IFRS17 accounting and posting engine in Suncorp's IFRS17 sub ledger and associated IFRS17 accounting engines
  • Collaborate with the wider project team in relation to any systems accounting technical questions and issues arising as part of the configuration
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of an integrated end to end finance and actuarial operating model
  • Skills and Experience

  • Degree / Qualification in finance / accounting or similar
  • Membership of recognised professional body (e.g. CAANZ, CPA, CFA)
  • 5+ years proven proficiency in accounting within financial services industry (ideally within insurance)
  • Extensive, proven systems accounting experience with knowledge of concepts and approaches
  • Experience with carrying out and contributing to systems testings, integration testing and use acceptance testing
  • Experience with the design and implementation of unit test cases and unit testing
  • Knowledge of finance systems including TM1, Perspectives, Cognos and Oracle Financials - Advantageous
  • About Suncorp NZ

    We’re proud to be a part of the Suncorp Group family alongside some of Australia and New Zealand’s most trusted names in insurance working together to bring about faster, simpler and better outcomes for our customers and corporate partners.

    Our commitment to strong, supportive partnerships extends to our people as well, and the opportunities and support we provide to help you thrive in your career with us.

    And with a shared customer-obsession and the digital capabilities to make a genuine difference, you’ll see the meaningful impact you can make for our customers and communities, while watching your own career shine too.

    If this opportunity sounds like the challenge you have been looking for please apply online today. For further information please visit our careers website : https : / / www.

    suncorp.co.nz / careers.html

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