Assistant Accountant

Job title : Assistant Accountant
Location : Brisbane
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Job reference : 1510656
The Position 

An opportunity has become available for an Assistant Accountant to join a reputable and culture-focused organisation located in the inner Brisbane city suburbs. This is a permanent full-time position and will allow two days work from home a week.

Reporting to the Financial Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the finance division with the day-to-day accounting responsibilities including reconciliation support with the payable and receivable, as well as reporting, fixed asset maintenance, compliance requirements and month-end processes. This role allows you to work in a fast-paced and values-driven 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:
  • Journal entries, accruals, prepayments;
  • Support with the full function deliverable in accounts payable and accounts receivable;
  • Reconciliations;
  • Support with the fixed asset register;
  • Financial reporting and end of month responsibilities and compliance;
  • Assisting with preparation of statutory accounts - GST, FBT, PAYG;
  • Ad hoc assistant accountant duties as required by the Finance Manager and Financial Accountant.

Skills and Experience

As the suitable candidate for this position, you will hold prior relevant and recent experience as an Assistant Accountant. In addition, you will also:
  • Tertiary qualifications in finance and accounting and a drive to complete (or completion) of CPA/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;
  • Proficient with Excel.

The Organisation

Sharp & Carter are proud to partner with a reputable organisation for the recruit of an Assistant Accountant in a permanent full-time position. The organisation is located in the inner Brisbane CBD and they offer a flexible and hybrid working environment. They demonstrate a passion for giving back to the community, and have a friendly, collaborative and supportive team environment.

You will grow your accounting skills in a friendly and supportive team environment alongside inspiring and motivational leaders. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving and values-driven business.

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 Antonia Teale for a confidential discussion on the details below. 

Antonia Teale
0491 257 346