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Assistant Accountant

Advertiser: Flood Restoration AustraliaMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
13 Jan 2021
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Accounting, Assistant Accountants

Assistant Accountant Opportunity 

Be part of a positive & thriving team culture – February Start!

Are you a talented Assistant Accountant seeking a full-time placement with an experienced & reputable brand? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Are you seeking a role that offers? 

  • A full-time position in our National Accounts Team supporting our 24/7 Emergency Restoration Business Operation.
  • Flexibility of working from home with occasional travel to our Braeside office location.
  • The opportunity to contribute your skills & knowledge in a fast-paced environment working both autonomously & as part of a team in a role where no two days are the same.

Do you have?

  • Strong accounting & analytical skills with a customer centric approach.
  • Adaptability to operate within a 24/7 industry.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to meet defined business objectives & KPI’s.
  • Existing established home office set up.


About us

We at FRA are an equal opportunity employer looking to secure our next experienced & efficient accounting superstar.

As an Assistant Accountant you will be reporting directly to the National Head of Accounts. This position requires the ability to deliver on data entry & accounts administrative projects across our business. As this is primarily a working from home opportunity the successful candidate must have a suitable ergonomic home office established & stable internet connection. Technological tools of the trade, laptop, phone, computer monitors & accessories are to be provided. Competitive remuneration package (negotiable pending experience).  

Duties & Responsibilities:

Duties will include, but not be limited to delivering on all works safely & to a high-quality standard. 

Accounts Payable 

  • Set up, maintenance & reconciliation of supplier accounts.
  • Invoice processing & data entry including matching of purchase orders & approval follow up.
  • Preparation of weekly supplier payment runs including generating ABA files & BPAY payments.
  • Timely management of employee reimbursements as per company policy standards.
  • Credit card reconciliations & investigation.
  • Maintenance of Motorpass cards, Bunnings cards & Citylink tags.
  • Vehicle registration & insurance organisation & management.
  • Completion of intercompany charges & month end journals.

Accounts Receivable 

  • Verifying & processing customer invoices with strong attention to detail.
  • Excess collection & processing of customer payments through Merchant Portal.
  • Debt collection & follow up of outstanding debtors as per company policy.
  • Customer profit/loss reporting as required.
  • Responding & resolving internal & external queries.


  • Setting up of new employees & updating existing employees in our Payroll system.
  • Processing of fortnightly payroll to set timeframes.
  • Ensuring all payroll data is captured accurately & all leave forms & documents are received.
  • Workcover claims processing.

Other Duties

  • Insurances claim management.
  • Contribute, maintain, & evolve the development, implementation & working knowledge of all policies, procedures, practices etc that are applicable to the roles area of responsibility.
  • Additonal ad hoc administrative data entry & accounts related tasks as required.

Key selection criteria:

  • Degree Qualifications in accounting or working towards further studies (CPA or CA) (mandatory)
  • 2+ years’ experience in administrative, accounting or payroll positions (desirable)
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills to liaise with both internal & external personnel & develop/maintain relationships (essential)
  • Proactive & innovative behavioural approach to support existing work environment & culture (essential)
  • Well presented, punctual & strong work ethic (essential)
  • Ability to multitask within a fast-paced environment on various tasks whilst learning new functionalities (essential)
  • Ability to follow directive & meet deadlines (essential)
  • Xero software experience (mandatory) Simpro software experience (desirable)
  • High administrative/ technological competency (experience with Microsoft Office Suites required).
  • Successful applicant will be required to complete a police check & willingness to complete employment medicals/ & drug/alcohol testing as required.
  • Full working rights in Australia (mandatory)

To apply for this role, please send your resume & covering letter details via email, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. To learn more about our company our culture & our people please refer to our website. [link removed]

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?
  • Have you completed a chartered accountant (CA) qualification?
  • Have you completed a qualification in accounting?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?

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