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Assistant Accountant

Advertiser: China Merchants Bank Co., Ltd.More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
9 Sept 2019
Location
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Accounting, Assistant Accountants

Assistant Accountant

Established in 1987 in Shenzhen, China Merchants Bank (CMB) is at the forefront of China's reform and opening-up drive, CMB is China's first joint-stock commercial bank and also the first bank to attend the national experiment for the promotion of China's banking industry reform driven by endeavors from outside the government. 

After conducting years of market research regarding the viability of the Bank's expansion into Australia, CMB became the first non-state-owned Chinese commercial bank to seek ADI authorisation in Australia. Overseas expansion is one of the Bank's global strategic objectives and CMB considers this a long term commitment. 

Currently we are looking for a junior Accountant with a minimum 2 years of experience to join our Sydney Branch.

Responsibilities shall include, however not be limited to:

  • Preparation and lodgement of regulatory returns to statutory bodies within the required due date;
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts including variance analysis;
  • Assist in preparation and lodgement of tax returns promptly for income tax, FBT, BAS/GST, AIIR, and IWT respectively. This includes having a good understanding of respective ATO forms and requirements, tax changes, and what constitute deductible/non-deductible with accurate calculations;
  • Preparation of month end close procedures including accruals, prepayments and associated journals are completed promptly;
  • Assist in various projects that have accounting/tax implications on the branch such as transfer pricing;
  • Participate in various external seminars provided by professional firms as required;
  • Complete other tasks that may be required and instructed by Head of FAD.

Qualifications and expectations of the successful candidates:

  • Have a solid understanding of respective APRA forms and reporting requirements;
  • Have a good understanding of respective ATO forms and requirements, tax changes, and what constitute deductible/non-deductible with accurate calculations;
  • A Tertiary qualified with a degree in finance/accounting/taxation;
  • At least 2 years accounting and taxation experience in banking industry and has a reasonable understanding of how to prepare various tax returns as mentioned above. Having experience in a local Chinese bank in Australia is a bonus;
  • Advanced Excel skills;
  • Good written and verbal communication in English and able to speak and write in Chinese as well;
  • Flexible with overtime and short-term travel arrangements;
  • A proactive team player.

Some experience within the financial services organisations or banking industry is desirable, but not mandatory.

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

Established in 1987 in Shenzhen, China Merchants Bank (CMB) is at the forefront of China's reform and opening-up drive, CMB is China's first joint-stock commercial bank and also the first bank to attend the national experiment for the promotion of China's banking industry reform driven by endeavors from outside the government. 

After conducting years of market research regarding the viability of the Bank's expansion into Australia, CMB became the first non-state-owned Chinese commercial bank to seek ADI authorisation in Australia. Overseas expansion is one of the Bank's global strategic objectives and CMB considers this a long term commitment. 

Currently we are looking for a junior Accountant with a minimum 2 years of experience to join our Sydney Branch.

Responsibilities shall include, however not be limited to:

  • Preparation and lodgement of regulatory returns to statutory bodies within the required due date;
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts including variance analysis;
  • Assist in preparation and lodgement of tax returns promptly for income tax, FBT, BAS/GST, AIIR, and IWT respectively. This includes having a good understanding of respective ATO forms and requirements, tax changes, and what constitute deductible/non-deductible with accurate calculations;
  • Preparation of month end close procedures including accruals, prepayments and associated journals are completed promptly;
  • Assist in various projects that have accounting/tax implications on the branch such as transfer pricing;
  • Participate in various external seminars provided by professional firms as required;
  • Complete other tasks that may be required and instructed by Head of FAD.

Qualifications and expectations of the successful candidates:

  • Have a solid understanding of respective APRA forms and reporting requirements;
  • Have a good understanding of respective ATO forms and requirements, tax changes, and what constitute deductible/non-deductible with accurate calculations;
  • A Tertiary qualified with a degree in finance/accounting/taxation;
  • At least 2 years accounting and taxation experience in banking industry and has a reasonable understanding of how to prepare various tax returns as mentioned above. Having experience in a local Chinese bank in Australia is a bonus;
  • Advanced Excel skills;
  • Good written and verbal communication in English and able to speak and write in Chinese as well;
  • Flexible with overtime and short-term travel arrangements;
  • A proactive team player.

Some experience within the financial services organisations or banking industry is desirable, but not mandatory.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have in an accounting role?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • Do you have native or bilingual proficiency in any languages other than English?

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