Financial Accountant

  • Full-time
  • Operations
  • Sydney, Australia

Description

We require a Financial Accountant to lead all aspects of our financial, and compliance reporting with the support of two super star Finance & Reporting analysts located in Manila.


This role will have an initial remit that will span across Finance, Risk & Compliance team and include exposure to Investor Reporting. The role reports to the Director of Operations. Over time you will have the opportunity to progress your career in several directions as our company expands locally and overseas.


This is an ideal role for an individual who is currently working in a mid-tier or Big 4 accounting firm with a desire to move into commerce and use their core finance or audit background to drive improvements in the finance and compliance processes.


The Financial Reporting component of this role comprises.


  • Managing the Xero ledgers for multiple companies in the Investible Group, including preparation of group and fund financial statements, financial forecasting, liaison with external auditors and tax advisers.
  • Working with the Operations Director to identify process improvements for our financial reporting and compliance frameworks for Australia and office in Singapore, including assistance with review procedures for AFSL compliance and reporting.
  • A thorough attention to detail will be required in all aspects of the role as well as an ability to communicate appropriately with all stakeholders. Working within a small team, there will be significant opportunities to learn and develop skills and become engrained in the venture capital ecosystem within Australia.


The Investor Reporting component of this role comprises:


  • Responsibility for preparation and co-ordination of the financial element of the investor reporting for Investible Funds and Club Investible and managing any ad-hoc requests from investors or internal stakeholders.


Requirements


  • 5+ years’ work experience, preferably at a funds management company or accounting firm
  • Experience in preparing financial reports, income tax returns, internal management reporting, compliance and regulatory reporting.
  • Experience across multiple reporting systems preferable (Xero etc)
  • Ability to build and improve reporting processes and systems preferable (exposure to VBA and Macros is great but not essential)
  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Background in Big 4 financial accounting or auditing
  • Passion for, and understanding of, technology driven business models and the start-up ecosystem.
  • Team player, as well as being comfortable communicative directly with senior management teams.
  • Experience working in distributed team or with team members located offshore.

About Investible

As Australia’s leading seed investment group, Investible fuses instinct with insight to back the world’s next generation of game-changers. Investible was formally founded in 2014 by entrepreneurs-turned-angel investors Creel Price and Trevor Folsom to discover, invest in and support the world’s best early-stage companies.


We provide founders with the financial, intellectual and human capital needed to scale. A decade in the making, our novel approach uses data to distil the complexity of early-stage investment into a comprehensive and consistent process that de-risks portfolios. Our unique structure combines the skills and expertise of a global network of angel investors, Club Investible, with our venture capital funds launched in 2018 (Early Stage Fund 1) and 2021 (Early Stage Fund 2 and Climate Tech Fund).


Investible has backed more than 90 companies in 9 countries and 20 sectors, delivering investor returns in the top-quartile of all venture capital companies globally. With offices in Australia and Singapore, our mission is to elevate seed investment on a global scale and enable high-potential founders to realise their full potential.