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Assistant Accountant

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Job Listing Date
10 Oct 2019
Melbourne, Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Accounting, Assistant Accountants

We have an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Accountant who will work closely with the Finance Manager to assist them with the financial processing, management and reporting in a way that supports the organisation to manage costs and to make effective financial and operational decisions.

Using your keen attention to detail, you will:

  • Prepare and process of month end journals,
  • Prepare reporting requirements up to the trial balance stage
  • Reconcile monthly General Ledger
  • Process of accruals, prepayment and subsequent journals
  • Oversee and assist with the Fixed Asset Register
  • Reconcile General Ledger and Balance Sheet
  • Reconcile daily bank
  • Prepare BAS returns for the Manager to review before submission
  • Assist with the preparation of budgeting and forecasting reports
  • Have involvement in the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable as back up
  • Liaise and assist with external auditors during Half Year and Year End Audits.
  • Assist in the preparation of the Monthly Management Report Pack for review and distribution

The successful candidate must have or be working toward an accounting qualification, a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience. Prior involvement in an ASX listed and manufacturing environment will be highly regarded.

Bring your skills where they will be valued. Work with and lead a great team of people with a developing ‘best practice’ culture. An excellent salary package is on offer for the right candidate.


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 as an assistant accountant?

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