Assistant Accountant

Job title : Assistant Accountant
Location : Sydney
Job type : Contract or Temp
Salary : $75,000 - $80,000 + Superannuation
Contact name : Connor Hungerford
Job reference : CH83210
Organisational Profile

Sharp and Carter is partnering with a leading company in the creative and production industry who are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Assistant Accountant Contractor with expertise in Xero. The company values accuracy, timeliness, and independence in a fast-paced work environment.

The Role

Reporting into the Finance Manager and Senior Financial Accountant, your responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):
  • Maintain and report on the company's cash flow.
  • Create and send invoices to clients in Xero, schedule payments, and ensure timely processing.
  • Generate invoices, track payments, and follow up on overdue accounts.
  • Reconcile bank statements and ensure all transactions are accurately recorded in Xero.
  • Maintain accurate financial records and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Manage AUS payroll calculations.
  • Assist in the month-end and year-end closing processes.
  • Manage accrual accounting and revenue recognition.
  • Utilise Xero for managing financial tasks.
The Candidate
  • Proven experience as a Assistant Accountant, Accounting Contractor, or similar role.
  • Proficiency in Xero accounting software is essential.
  • Strong understanding of accounts payable and receivable processes.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Awareness of cash flow within the business before processing transactions.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field is preferred.
  • Professional accounting certification (e.g., CPA) or currently studying towards CA/CPA is a plus.
How to apply 

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. For further enquiries, feel free to contact Connor Hungerford at: