Assistant Accountant

Job title : Assistant Accountant
Location : Queensland
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Job reference : 1474694
The Position 

A great opportunity has become available for an experienced Assistant Accountant to join a reputable and culture-focused organisation located in the inner northern suburbs of Brisbane in a permanent full-time position.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will be responsible for supporting the finance division with the day-to-day accounting responsibilities including month-end, reporting, lodgements and cashflow management. This role allows you to work in a fast-paced and thriving organisation while offering you a challenging yet rewarding opportunity. Your prior accounting experience, strong understanding of accounting principles and your drive for excellence will ensure you have a long and successful career with your new employer.

Key Responsibilities

This position is an integral role in the finance team and requires a motivated and driven Assistant Accountant. Your key responsibilities will include, however are not limited to:
  • Day to day processing of the accounts receivable function including reconciliations, debt collection, negotiating of payment plans etc.;
  • Reconciliation and control over intercompany trade accounts
  • Checking or authorisation of daily, weekly & monthly payments
  • Concur Expense Management system maintenance
  • Forecasting and budgeting assitance
  • Contribute to continual business process improvement
  • Ad hoc assistant accountant duties as required by senior management team.
Skills and Experience

As the suitable candidate for this position, you will hold prior relevant and recent experience as an Assistant Accountant within a professional business environment. In addition, you will also:

  • Experience as an Assistant Accountant with demonstrated experience in a full function accounts receivable position;
  • Tertiary qualifications in finance and accounting and a drive to complete (or completion) of CPA or CA;
  • Experience with reporting, reconciliations and month-end processing;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to liaise confidently with colleagues;
  • High attention to detail and level of accuracy while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Comfortable to work independently when required
The Organisation

Sharp & Carter are proud to partner with a reputable organisation for the appointment of an Assistant Accountant in a permanent full-time position. The organisation is located in the south-eastern suburbs of Brisbane with parking available onsite. You will grow your project accounting skills in a friendly and supportive team environment.

How to Apply

Sharp & Carter often have a range of positions available that may not yet be advertised. If you feel this opportunity is interesting yet not quite right, then we recommend still putting in an application or sending your CV directly to the email address below. That way we can contact you to find out more about your career goals and aspirations, and we will ensure you stay updated and aware of exciting new vacancies in the market. 

For more information about this opportunity, please call Rose Him for a confidential discussion on 0450 001 785 or email