Assistant Accountant

Location
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Salary
AUD75,000 - AUD85,000 per annum + Superannuation
Posted
17 Sep 2022
Closes
17 Oct 2022
Ref
1572194
Experience level
Qualified accountant
This growing Financial Services company is looking to add a newly created Assistant Accountant role to their Finance Function. This role will report directly into the Financial Controller and will assist with general month-end duties including Accounts Payable, journal preparation and other financial accounting responsibilities. The ideal candidate will have started their CA/CPA qualification and will have 1-2 years' experience within Accounting, Audit or a Business Services position. This role is a 5 month contract with the view to go permanent.

Responsibilities:
  • Ensure accurate and timely closure at month-end and accurate delivery of all reporting requirements for monthly, quarterly, and yearly key reporting periods.
  • Assist with end-to-end accounts payable processes, including managing all creditor queries
  • Responsible for the preparation of BAS, IAS, FBT, Payroll tax reporting and Annual tax returns
  • Executing monthly account reconciliation
  • Ensuring all Bank and Accounts Receivable/Payable reconciliations and daily banking is correct
  • Assisting in the preparation of annual budget and forecasting process
  • Assisting with ad-hoc projects


Qualifications:
  • Immediately available or short notice period required
  • Currently undertaking CA/CPA qualification or equivalent preferred
  • Background in Audit or a Business Services role is highly regarded
  • Financial Services industry experience preferrable but not essential
  • Hands-on experience as an Assistant Accountant/AP officer desirable
  • Advanced user of MS Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.
To apply please click apply or call Lachlan Kiel on 02 8289 3122 for a confidential discussion.

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