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Assistant Accountant

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This role offers a unique opportunity to play a key part in the performance and enablement of the organisations finance function. The successful candidate will report directly to the Finance Manager, with additional guidance from the Chief Operating Officer. This position is perfect for those who are enthusiastic about accounting and have a knack for detail-oriented tasks.

  • Key role within the Corporate Services team
  • Reports directly to the Finance Manager
  • Opportunity to contribute significantly to the organisations's finance function

What you'll do:

As an Assistant Accountant, you will be immersed in a variety of responsibilities that are crucial to the smooth operation of our client's finance function. You will handle daily bank transactions, manage credit card processes, assist with payroll, and prepare budgets. Your role will also involve producing necessary reports and ensuring that all accounting systems remain balanced. This position requires someone who can prioritise tasks effectively, maintain organisation, and work autonomously.

  • Daily bank transaction capture and reconciliation of all Business Bank Accounts
  • Daily recording of AP invoices including disbursements for matters
  • Management of the Credit Card process including weekly reconciliations and processing of transactions
  • Backup for fortnightly payroll
  • Monthly reconciliation of BAS Reports
  • Assist in the preparation of Budgets
  • Weekly preparation of Expense and AP listings for payment, uploading payments
  • Journal Processing (predominantly month end)
  • Support in month end reconciliations
  • Produce reports on data where required for month end processes or meeting requests

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Assistant Accountant role brings a wealth of bookkeeping experience along with a degree in Accounting or similar. You should have a solid understanding of Accounting Standards, Income Tax, GST, and relevant Acts and legislation. We value punctuality, presentation skills, responsiveness, quality and accuracy in work undertaken. Above all else, we are looking for a professional who can work collaboratively with others to achieve positive outcomes.

  • Degree in Accounting or Bookkeeping or similar
  • Previous bookkeeping experience essential
  • Good knowledge of Accounting Standards, Income Tax, GST and relevant Acts and legislation
  • Good punctuality and presentation
  • Ability to respond in a timely way to all requests for support
  • Quality, accuracy of work undertaken
  • Professionalism and the ability to work with others to ensure a positive outcome

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a well-established organisation that values collaboration, commitment, and understanding. They offer an inclusive and supportive environment where every team member's contribution is valued. Their focus on nurturing talent and promoting from within provides ample opportunities for career progression. The organisation also prides itself on its commitment to work-life balance, offering flexible working arrangements to support the diverse needs of their team.

What's next:

If you're ready to take the next step in your accounting career, don't hesitate!

Apply today by clicking on the link. We look forward to receiving your application!

Contract Type: TEMPORARY

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Financial Accountant

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: Competitive and Based on experience

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Adelaide

Job Reference: 1975510/001

Date posted: 24 May 2024

Consultant: Geneva Buguis

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