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Assistant Accountant

Advertiser: Link Group2.4297 out of 52.4 overall rating (128 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
30 Jun 2020
Location
Sydney, Ryde & Macquarie Park
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Accounting, Assistant Accountants

Assistant Accountant

About us

 

Link Group is one of Australia's leading fund administration and share registry specialists.  We are a market leading provider of technology-enabled administration solutions, continually developing our offerings to expand with our clients' needs. Since our inception, Link Group has been entrusted by clients to handle sensitive data in a secure and confidential manner. Our core businesses of fund administration and securities registration are complemented by our expertise in digital solutions and data analytics.

 

 

Overview

Assist Senior Fund Accountants and Fund Accountants in preparation of reports and reconcile the client’s bank accounts and process transactions required for this purpose and to reconcile the clearing accounts.

 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of investment reconciliations
  • Preparation of admin system to GL reconciliations (including member’s funds, contributions, benefits and suspense)
  • Preparation of budgets and reporting of actuals vs budgets
  • Preparation of Business Activity Statements and Income Activity Statements
  • Preparation of APRA annual returns and quarterly surveys
  • Preparation of FBT returns
  • Preparation of Payroll Tax returns and Workers Compensation returns
  • Daily bank reconciliations prepared, with all exceptions investigated and cleared
  • Monthly bank reconciliations prepared, with all exceptions investigated
  • Clearing account reconciliations prepared, with all exceptions investigated, with the ability to be cleared
  • Weekly cashflow monitoring and reporting to Fund Accountant
  • PAYG reconciliations
  • To build effective relationships across own team and to be considered ‘first port of call’ for general accounts queries

 

Ideal Candidate

  • Working towards CPA/CA qualification
  • 2/3 years experience in accounting
  • Ability to demonstrate a practical knowledge of all accounting concept and reporting issues
  • Above average PC skills using Word, Excel and other Accounting Products
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Strong analytical skills

Experience in or knowledge of one or more of the following areas is desired but not essential: 

  

  • Knowledge of aaspire or similar administration system highly regarded.
  • Exposure to the superannuation administration industry would be valuable
  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance procedures and compliance knowledge
  • Exposure to Tax Effect Accounting and Cash flow Statement preparation.

 

At Link Group we attribute our success to our wonderfully diverse workforce serving our equally diverse clients and members. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunities and welcome applications from everyone including but not limited to LGBTIQ identifying individuals, all ethnic origins, all ages, all disabilities and gender diverse individuals.

 

Link Group runs a successful and evolving national Corporate Social Responsibility program.  Join us in helping those disadvantaged (physically or financially), needing assistance with education, addressing health concerns affecting our society, advancing our Indigenous Australians and migrants and securing our environmental future. Together, we can make positive change locally and internationally.

 

Applications will only be accepted from candidates that have the appropriate rights to work permanently in Australia. Successful applicants will be required to complete background screening prior to commencement of employment.

 


Commitment • Integrity • Professionalism • Respect • Teamwork

About us

 

Link Group is one of Australia's leading fund administration and share registry specialists.  We are a market leading provider of technology-enabled administration solutions, continually developing our offerings to expand with our clients' needs. Since our inception, Link Group has been entrusted by clients to handle sensitive data in a secure and confidential manner. Our core businesses of fund administration and securities registration are complemented by our expertise in digital solutions and data analytics.

 

 

Overview

Assist Senior Fund Accountants and Fund Accountants in preparation of reports and reconcile the client’s bank accounts and process transactions required for this purpose and to reconcile the clearing accounts.

 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of investment reconciliations
  • Preparation of admin system to GL reconciliations (including member’s funds, contributions, benefits and suspense)
  • Preparation of budgets and reporting of actuals vs budgets
  • Preparation of Business Activity Statements and Income Activity Statements
  • Preparation of APRA annual returns and quarterly surveys
  • Preparation of FBT returns
  • Preparation of Payroll Tax returns and Workers Compensation returns
  • Daily bank reconciliations prepared, with all exceptions investigated and cleared
  • Monthly bank reconciliations prepared, with all exceptions investigated
  • Clearing account reconciliations prepared, with all exceptions investigated, with the ability to be cleared
  • Weekly cashflow monitoring and reporting to Fund Accountant
  • PAYG reconciliations
  • To build effective relationships across own team and to be considered ‘first port of call’ for general accounts queries

 

Ideal Candidate

  • Working towards CPA/CA qualification
  • 2/3 years experience in accounting
  • Ability to demonstrate a practical knowledge of all accounting concept and reporting issues
  • Above average PC skills using Word, Excel and other Accounting Products
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Strong analytical skills

Experience in or knowledge of one or more of the following areas is desired but not essential: 

  

  • Knowledge of aaspire or similar administration system highly regarded.
  • Exposure to the superannuation administration industry would be valuable
  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance procedures and compliance knowledge
  • Exposure to Tax Effect Accounting and Cash flow Statement preparation.

 

At Link Group we attribute our success to our wonderfully diverse workforce serving our equally diverse clients and members. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunities and welcome applications from everyone including but not limited to LGBTIQ identifying individuals, all ethnic origins, all ages, all disabilities and gender diverse individuals.

 

Link Group runs a successful and evolving national Corporate Social Responsibility program.  Join us in helping those disadvantaged (physically or financially), needing assistance with education, addressing health concerns affecting our society, advancing our Indigenous Australians and migrants and securing our environmental future. Together, we can make positive change locally and internationally.

 

Applications will only be accepted from candidates that have the appropriate rights to work permanently in Australia. Successful applicants will be required to complete background screening prior to commencement of employment.

 


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