Part-time Accounts Assistant/Junior Accountant - Graduates welcome!

Grasshopper Environmental Pty Ltd
Sydney
Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Accounting
Assistant Accountants
$50,000 - $59,999
Part time
Posted 5d ago

Grasshopper Environmental is a family-owned business providing professional and responsive waste management services, backed by ethical business practices, to clients ranging from Tier 1 construction companies to hospitality, retail & industrial premises. With over thirty years in waste management, we continue to grow and so do our people. Be part of a team that recognises your achievements and nurtures growth and development! 

We are seeking a motivated Accounts Assistant who is an excellent multitasker with strong attention to detail, exceptional communication and time management skills. This role has been newly created to due internal growth and will report to the Financial Accountant. 

Role Responsibilities

  • Providing support to the Finance team
  • Accounts receivable support including debt collection and fund allocations
  • Accounts payable support including processing transactions, journal entries, credit card and bank reconciliations, updating ledgers, etc.
  • Data entry and matching of documentation
  • Matching purchase orders to invoices
  • Assisting in the processing of weekly payment runs
  • Involvement in ad-hoc projects when required
  • Handling communications with customers and suppliers via phone and email.

To be a successful in this role, you will need to:

  • Be tertiary qualified in Finance/Accounting or have equivalent experience in a similar role
  • Understand accounting principles with a good knowledge of debits and credits.
  • Xero experience is essential
  • Intermediate to advanced computer literacy and understanding of Microsoft Office suite (Excel & Word skills highly desirable)
  • Clear communication skills – written and verbal
  • Be team player with a positive attitude and willingness to learn and contribute
  • Have a professional manner and strong ethical code
  • Can multitask and remain motivated and positive
  • Be committed to working efficiently and accurately
  • Be available immediately and have working rights in Australia

 

If this sounds like you, please respond with a detailed resume and brief cover letter!

 

Please no agencies! 

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • How many years of accounting experience do you have?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?
  • Do you have credit collections experience?
  • Do you have experience using Xero?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?
  • How many years' experience do you have as an assistant accountant?

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