Assistant Accountant - 12 month Fixed Term Contract

Job title : Assistant Accountant - 12 month Fixed Term Contract
Location : Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Job type : Contract or Temp
Job reference : 1148954
My client is a large, listed US organisation with a finance operation based in Melbourne's South Eastern suburbs. 

Reporting into the Finance Manager, the Assistant Accountant will be responsible for:
  • Maintenance, recording, reporting and reconciliations of the following in Australia and New Zealand:
  • Fixed Assets
  • Inventory
  • All tangible and intangible assets o Asset retirement obligations
  • Process additions, disposals and movements within the FA and Inventory register Assigning correct depreciation rates to FA items
  • Processing depreciation and provisioning (obsolescence and aged items) as appropriate
  • Calculate and process foreign exchange adjustments and communicate to Snr Accountant 
  • Maintain tax depreciation register
  • Perform analytical analyses of fixed, tangible and intangible assets, inventory and ARO
  • Support end of year processes including preparation for the annual audit and liaise with external auditorS
  • Adhoc tasks as instructed by the Finance Manager
  • Work with Operations to perform quarterly fixed asset and inventory stocktakes and record variances
The successful candidate must have the following qualifications and experience;
  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Business Studies and/or Accounting is preferred but not essential
  • Ideally studying towards CPA or CA ANZ qualifications
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Knowledge of finance principles and financial reporting
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal laws regarding accounting, finances and taxation
  • Solution orientated, recommending alternatives to address and rectify difficulties or problem areas
 To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Danielle Bower on 0473 489 543 or