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Assistant Accountant

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Base pay $67k - $70k
Permanent Standard business hours
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Full job description

Your new company
This well-known Government agency based in the Sutherland Shire are at the forefront of cutting-edge scientific research projects across Australia. The organisation has a well-established finance team and provides a hybrid working environment for a motivated Assistant Accountant who is keen to learn and grow. The organisation pride themselves on the positive impact they have on the environment with the work they do.

Your new role
You will be working in a finance team of 7, directly supporting their experienced Finance Manager, Asset Accountant and Business Analyst across all aspects of accounting. You will be given the opportunity to work on a plethora of finance duties, working autonomously on your own projects as well as coming together to close out the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting and analysis. Your main responsibilities will cover the following areas:

  • Balance sheet and PL reconciliations
  • General ledger maintenance and journal posting including accruals, prepayments and asset reconciliation
  • Bank and GL reconciliations
  • Accounts Receivable, allocating payments
  • Assisting with month-end analysis and statutory reporting
  • System upgrades and process improvement initiatives

What you'll need to succeed
You will be an Australian Citizen and have strong experience in accounting, with at least 2 years experience in a similar role. You will be confident with balance sheet reconciliations and journal posting, as well as having excellent attention to detail. You will be comfortable working independently to solve problems and will proactively seek to improve and streamline existing processes. It is imperative that you have experience with SAP and you should have Intermediate Excel skills. Experience in the public sector previously would be highly desirable. Must be able to secure and maintain a security clearance if successful.

What you'll get in return
This is a permanent role paying $70k + 15% super. You will join the team in the office for 2-3 days per week and get flexibility to work from home for the other days. The organisation hold work-life balance in high-regard with a focus on health and well-being.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, reply with an up-to-date copy of your CV. Please reference Job number 2661633 in any communication or call Lizzie Wragg on 8062 6145 for a confidential chat.

LHS 297508 #2661633


Skills
GENERAL LEDGER
GL
JOURNAL
PAYING
PAYMENTS
POSTING
RECONCILIATION
SAP
STATUTORY REPORTING

Perks & benefits
Work - life balance
Work From Home
Pay comparison
Market average based on all Assistant Accountant jobs in Sydney NSW
Base pay range
$67k - $70k
Market average
$72k
$72k
Market average
$60k
$86k

Job details
Date posted
9 Jun 2022
Category
Accounting
Occupation
Assistant Accountant
Base pay
$67k - $70k
Work type
Permanent
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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