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Assistant Accountant

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Job Listing Date
14 Jan 2020
Sydney, North Shore & Northern Beaches
$45,000 - $54,999
Work Type
Part Time
Accounting, Assistant Accountants

Permanent Part-Time 3 Days per Week.

Your role will report to the Financial Controller, with 3-5 years’ experience in accounting and full month end processes a pre-requisite. The Assistant Accountant role will be responsible for various accounting activities associated with month end and year end reporting, including supporting the Financial Controller as required. The business is in a growth phase, so you will have the ability to remain diverse across different areas of our services specialising in aged care.

Accounting and administration

  • End to end Accounts Payable, customer payments and reconciliation.
  • Payroll, Superannuation, BAS and PAYG processing.
  • Liaise with external Accountants.
  • Bank and general ledger reconciliations.
  • Cashflow management including producing regular cashflow forecast reports.
  • Ad-hoc duties as required.
  • General day to day administration.
  • Professional phone manner.
  • Attention to detail (Critical).
  • Accurate and efficient data entry skills.
  • Cost control and cost reporting.
  • Month end reports and analysis.

You will ideally possess skills and experience satisfying or exceeding the criteria below:

  • Minimum 3-5 years previous accounts experience.
  • A degree or diploma qualification in Accounting or similar
  • MYOB experience.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and Word skills.
  • Take initiative and be able to work autonomously.
  • Ability to think analytically in a finance context.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage competing priorities.
  • High attention to detail with accurate data entry skills.
  • Excellent communications skills and an engaging personality.
  • Team player and flexible when workload requires.
  • Be able to work to deadlines as required.
The application form will include these questions:
  • How many years' experience do you have as an assistant accountant?
  • Do you have reconciliations experience?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?
  • Have you completed a certified practising accountant (CPA) qualification?
  • Do you have experience completing ad hoc and month end reporting?

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