Assistant Accountant

Location Hillsdale
Discipline Accounting & Finance
Job reference 165348
Salary AU$70000.00 - AU$80000.00 per annum + Plus Superannuation

The Business

Our client is a leading, international production company, who provide complete end-to-end television production services, including: outside broadcast, studio production, centralised production, systems integration, host broadcast support, and production services

The Opportunity

As an Assistant Accountant, you will be working closely with the Financial Accountant & Finance Manager. This is perfect for someone who has basic experience in Finance or is looking to exit public practice and enter the Commercial space at the Assistant Accountant level.

Statement of Duties:

  • Ensure integrity of trial balance by completing monthly GL reconciliations for review by Finance Manager
  • Assist in the statutory audit as requested by the Finance Manager
  • Review customer and supplier reconciliations prepared by Accounts Officer and provide recommended action for exceptions
  • Post all recurring and standing monthly journals
  • Prepare bank reconciliations weekly
  • Liaise with managers to obtain sufficient explanations or department P&L variances
  • Assist where required by the Finance Team or the Leadership Group
  • Update Tech1 for invoices raised in R2 by Project Managers
  • Supervision of Accounts Payable staff to ensure creditors are paid on a timely basis and within terms

Qualifications/ Skills:

  • Completing CPA or CA or willingness to start
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently and proceed with objectives without supervision.
  • Excellent time and task management
  • Ability to handle and resolve recurring problems
  • Exceptional Customer Service experience
  • Organisational skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills -written and verbal
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Team builder with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to deliver on tight deadlines
  • High level of accuracy and concentration
  • Sound and informed business judgement in all dealings with staff and external parties
  • Attendance of approved training courses, seminars, and workshops to properly fulfil the requirements of the role and to keep abreast of change
  • Be able to liaise up and down the Group structure

General Responsibilities:

  • To exercise informed business judgement in all dealings with potential or existing clients
  • To identify, avoid, manage or report any risks in the business in accordance with the Company's Risk Management Policy
  • To act in a safe manner at all times, giving due regard to the health and safety of all staff, sub-contractors, visitors and members of the general public, and ensuring that all hazards, accidents or dangerous incidents are to be reported to the appropriate person
  • To ensure good communication at the appropriate level occurs between your department and other areas of the business
  • To ensure all staff reporting to this position receives the training and supervision they require to safely carry out their duties
  • To follow all company policies and procedures as relevant to your department, ensuring that you never neglect them
  • To report and implement any necessary changes required to update any systems or procedures, to ensure efficient workflow through the company
  • To perform or action any reasonable duty or add or vary such tasks as may be deemed necessary by the Management or those deemed to act on his/ her behalf

Edward Finlay
Associate Consultant
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0431 680 124

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