Financial Accountant

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Work type: 38 HOUR WK - NOT ROSTERED
Categories: Finance

Financial Accountant

About Youi  

At Youi, we don't believe in conforming to the status quo. We're not your typical insurance company – and that goes for our approach to both selling insurance and hiring our team. With over 2,000 employees, we have ambitious goals to keep growing and continue delivering awesome insurance solutions across new products and distribution channels. 

We pride ourselves on our diversity and individuality, both among our employees and the customers we serve. We believe that it is the unique combination of skills, perspectives, and experiences of our people that makes us truly stand out. Our company values reflect this - we are a dynamic, human-focused, honest, and passionate team who is dedicated to providing awesome service to our customers. 

We recognise and value the contributions of each team member to our culture and success. At Youi, we're not afraid to be different, and we're looking for people who share our values and want to be part of a team that is making a difference in the insurance industry. 

If you want a career that lets you, be you, and rewards you for your contribution, Think Youi. 

About the role

Embark on a stimulating journey with Youi as a Financial Accountant and take centre stage in our Finance department! Your mission: provide a diverse array of financial accounting services, including the administration of an employee benefit plan. As you support the Finance & Risk Manager, you'll be at the forefront of vital financial operations, guaranteeing the precision of our financial reports and enforcing crucial controls.

But here's the fun part – we're on the lookout for a vibrant individual who isn't just financially savvy but is ready to dive headfirst into building connections throughout our organisation. If you're guided by a strong moral compass and take your professional responsibilities seriously, you're the ideal candidate we're searching for. In our fast-paced environment, change is the name of the game, and we need someone who not only thrives on it but constantly seeks fresh opportunities and strategies to minimise risks.

Moreover, a firm commitment to continual growth and development, keeping up with the latest industry trends, is an absolute must. If you're up for the challenge, we'd be thrilled to welcome you on board! Join Youi, where your financial expertise and innovative mindset can truly impact our dynamic and forward-thinking team. It's time to make your mark!

Key priorities will include:

  • Managing financial accounting and reconciliations for Employee Share plans and associated trusts. This involves maintaining relevant registers and ensuring compliance with administrative requirements.
  • Preparing financial reports, contributing to half-yearly statutory and bank compliance reporting, as well as preparation of statutory finance related obligations like Annual Financial Statements.
  • Fulfilling the compliance and administrator requirements of the Employee Share Option Plan including maintaining the Share Trust Software and liaising with participants.
  • Performing journal entries, preparing balance sheet reconciliations, and conducting financial analysis.
  • Continuously seeking opportunities to improve processes and performance.
  • Providing support for projects and handling ad-hoc tasks when necessary.

About you

Your qualifications and attributes should include:

  • A relevant business or accounting degree.
  • Professional certifications such as CPA or CA.
  • Prior experience in a comparable role involving exposure to technical accounting tasks.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • A solid understanding of Accounting Standards for providing advice.
  • A history of effective problem-solving with a solutions-oriented work approach.
  • Confidence and a positive demeanour, enabling interactions with senior leaders and stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with Employee Share Plans.

How to apply  

We would love the opportunity to get to know you better, but we know it works both ways. Get to know a little more about us at and click "APPLY NOW" to take that next step. 

Youi is a part of the Circle Back Initiative, and we commit to responding to every application via our Talent Management Software.

No agencies currently, thanks; we have this one covered.

Bec Sparkes 
Talent Acquisition Partner 

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