Assistant Accountant

CBD & Inner Suburbs
Assistant Accountants
$71,391 + 14% Superannuation
Full time
Posted 6d ago
  • 17.5% annual leave loading, additional leave over the Christmas and New Year period
  • Full Time fixed term 12 months initially with potential for extension
  • $71,391 + 14% Superannuation
About the RACGP

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) is the peak representative organisation for general practice, the backbone of Australia’s health system. We set the standards for general practice, facilitate lifelong learning for GPs, connect the general practice community, and advocate for better health and wellbeing for all Australians.

We’re committed to diversity and social inclusion. We encourage applications from people who identify as Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

About you
This is an opportunity for a junior accountant who is just starting out or recently started in their finance career, to learn, develop and gain significant exposure to finance business processes within an experienced finance team. The opportunity would ideally suit an individual with a ‘can do’ attitude and someone who is looking to train towards an Accounting Qualification (CA/CPA).
You demonstrate:
  • Ability to work independently and proactively looks for solutions to problems
  • Ability to prioritise work and to meet deadlines
  • Ability and willingness to learn and develop by taking on new tasks
  • Good stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Ability to ask insightful questions and challenge the status quo
  • Ability to influence internal stakeholders
  • Strong Excel/Word skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail

The opportunity
Your role will hold some key banking, compliance, and month end responsibilities, whilst being strongly supported by both the Operations and Grant Financial Accountants. Your role will also provide key back up support for both Financial Accountants.

Responsibilities include:  
  • posting bank transactions and completing all TechOne bank reconciliations including term deposits
  • compliance activities, such as BAS returns and Congestion Levy submissions.
  • monthly prepayment journals along with maintaining the associated reconciliation
  • posting the month end accrued expenses journal for both operations and grants sectors. This includes coordinating the monthly process of RACGP business units reviewing and providing status updates on open purchase orders
  • maintaining Fixed Asset reconciliations, along with posting non project related journals. Supporting Financial Accountant in reviewing any asset capitalisation compliance with accounting standards
  • posting all grant / SPF cash movement journals
  • posting all bank interest journals and associated interest income reconciliations
  • preparation and posting of payroll journals from payroll system into TechOne
  • posting annual leave and long service leave journals, along with maintaining their reconciliations
  • calculations and reconciliations of all annual lessee charges at East Melbourne premises
  • 17.5% annual leave loading, additional leave over the Christmas and New Year period
  • Full Time fixed term 12 months initially with potential for extension
  • $71,391 + 14% Superannuation
  • AccessPay Salary Packaging
To apply

Click on the ‘Apply’ button to submit your CV and cover letter as one document.

Please apply as soon as possible, as interviews may take place prior to the advertisement closing.
Towards the end of the process, applicants will be asked to complete pre-employment screening, which may include reference checks and/or a National Police Check.
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Applications close at 11.55 pm (AEST) on Wednesday 27th October 2021
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