Assistant Accountant


Salary:

$30.00 - 35.00 / hour

Location:

Melbourne CBD

Date posted:

15 November 2018

Employment type:

Temporary

Job reference:

068100010576961

Specialisation:

Finance and accounting


Description

The Company

Our client is fast-growing company looking for your exceptional skills as an Assistant Accountant. This brilliant role is very involved and will bring new challenges and rewards each day as you assist with the Month End reconciliations, Year-End Audit preparation, maintenance of the Fixed Assets registers, and assist the Finance Manager with producing more specific, complex reports. This company offers you a multi-faceted, opportunity to expand your skill set in an environment where effort and excellence are rewarded.

The Role

Prepare to be challenged by a role where no two days are ever the same. Your special accounting skills will see you involved in everything from preparing journal entries, monthly closings through to bank and credit card reconciliations and general ledger reconciliations. You will report to the Finance Manager, with responsibility for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. Let your technical skills shine as you assist in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will participate in the transactional side of the business, managing all Debtors and Creditor and Payroll functions, inclusive of superannuation, WorkCover and ATO reporting and submissions.

Your Skills & Experience

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce, Economics or related field.
  • Partially completed qualifications such as CPA or CA is a plus.
  • At least two years of exceptional Accounting experience.
  • Brilliant skills in Excel.
  • Proficiency in other Microsoft Programs.
  • Accounting experience in a publicly-traded company a plus.
  • Exceptional experience with MYOB a plus.
  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Brilliant organisational, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines.
  • Detail oriented, ability to multi-task, work independently and prioritise tasks.

About you You offer a brilliant combination of uncommon technical skills and the creative flair to interpret information and offer initiatives to streamline the accounting and reporting process. You are a numbers person yet you have the business insights to meaningfully interpret financial data, and while you can work seamlessly with minimal supervision you also relish the opportunity to collaborate with a talented team of professionals. Your outstanding communication skills allow you to convey complex ideas to those with a non-financial background, and you have an excellent awareness of time management. Your outstanding skill set will prove a valuable asset as you participate in a variety of special reports and ad hoc projects.

What's on offer?

  • An outstanding opportunity for a self-starter to reach their full potential in a dynamic and exciting workplace.
  • The support of a highly professional team.
  • A fast-paced work environment where you will benefit from ongoing training and development.
  • A forward-thinking company that encourages work-life balance.
  • A clearly defined career path giving you unlimited possibilities for growth.

Robert Half Ltd is committed to equal opportunity and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of categories protected under local law.



Melbourne

Level 39
140 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
03 9691 3631
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