Assistant Accountant - Permenant Opportunity

Job title : Assistant Accountant - Permenant Opportunity
Location : New South Wales
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Salary : $80-100k + superannuation
Contact name : Lily Fahey
Contact email : lfahey@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : LF1229224
The Company:
Our client has an impressive track record of success, innovation and pioneering engineering credentials, all of which combine to make a stand-out for success. 
With more than 4,000 employees worldwide, the company’s success is steming from its stable renowned bands.  You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, excellent working conditions and a professional and friendly working environment. 

The Role:
Reporting directly to the Financial Controller your role will see you responsible for the following:
  • Lead the account payable’s function including processing of invoices and supplier payments.  
  • Assist with processing employee expense claims and credit cards according to company policies.
  • Assist in the group’s month-end close process. 
  • Process journal entries and accruals.
  • Maintaining the general ledger, and ensuring the timely reconciliation of accounts including identification and remediation of reconciling items
  • Maintaining the company's fixed asset register and company fleet.
  • Assist in the preparation of compliance and statutory reporting (including GST, FBT & PTRS)
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly and yearly reporting packs.
  • Provide support in the delivery of annual audits.
  • Provide support to finance team related to all accounting and administrative tasks.
  • Ad hoc projects and tasks as required.
Skills and Experience Needed:
  • Bachelor of Bus/Commerce (Accounting) or currently studying professional qualification in Accounting.
  • CPA or CA will be well regarded but is not mandatory. 
  • SAP experience preferred
  • At least 2 years of relevant accounting experience including exposure to such activities as general accounting and accounts payable in a corporate environment.
  • Good knowledge of Debits, Credits, and basic accounting principles 
  • Computer literacy with a sound understanding of spreadsheets and reconciliation procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, prioritise and manage time effectively to meet deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must have the right to work in Australia.

How to Apply:
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact lfahey@sharpandcarter.com.au