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Assistant Accountant

Fulton Hogan
Palmerston North Palmerston North Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Dec 10, 2023

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Posting End Date
December 6, 2023

Job Location
Palmerston North

Job Description

Join the Fulton Hogan whanau in the role of Assistant Accountant and help to be the driving force behind our business's success. We offer professional, timely, efficient, and effective accounting and administrative support, ensuring that our operations meet deadlines, adhere to Fulton Hogan Group Policy, and comply with legal requirements.

Our values are at the core of everything we do. Your dedication to delivering quality work is the key to our long-term success and profitability. At Fulton Hogan, you're not just a number; you're an essential part of our success.

Other responsibilities will be:

Monthly project reporting.

Assisting in the preparation of monthly accounts and P&L reviews for various divisions and departments.

Processing project claims as needed.

Ensuring the accuracy of job costing, with the ability to process re-codes when necessary.

Collaborating in the preparation of annual budgets alongside Project/Department Managers.

Active involvement in the Year End process.

Promoting and improving accounting, financial, and administrative efficiencies.

Assisting in the delivery of training to management, engineers, and contracting staff on management reports and business tools.

Being willing to contribute to other duties or projects as reasonably requested.

To be successful in this role, you'll need:

An appropriate tertiary qualification and/or equivalent/relevant knowledge.

Progress towards CA or CPA qualification.

A strong working knowledge of accounting standards, legislation, and practices.

Excellent analytical skills.

At Fulton Hogan, we value the right “person fit” for our company. In addition to technical skills, we look for individuals who:

Prioritise safety.

Possess superior interpersonal skills and high emotional intelligence.

Consistently exhibit ethical behavior and respect for others.

You are a problem solvers who thinks ahead.

Recognise opportunities for improvement and implement processes accordingly.

You will be a quick learner with strong attention to detail.

You will take pride in your work and the achievement of a job well done.

Above all, you will be a self-motivated team player, who uses their initiative, manages their time effectively across tasks and consistently meets deadlines with limited supervision. Willingness to go the extra mile is a must!

The Benefits:
In addition to a competitive wage, you will also have access to other benefits such as:

Job security and opportunities to progress your career.

Medical insurance for you and your family from day 1

Life insurance from day 1

Increased employer KiwiSaver contributions after 2 years

Excellent discounts at a wide range of retailers

Access to free confidential counselling and support services for you and your family

We're Fulton Hogan

At Fulton Hogan we build and maintain infrastructure that improves the quality of life across New Zealand and Australia. We're big and growing, but this will always be a family business. We know we're only ever as good as our people, which is why we're committed to the hiring, developing and retaining the best in the industry. We are looking for our next team member to join a growing, forward-looking and exciting organisation, doing Good Work and making a positive difference to the world we live in.

Sound like you?
If this sounds like and you would like to help build on our Good Work culture, then we would like to hear from you.

All successful candidates must under-go and pass a pre-employment medical and drug screen.

We celebrate and embrace diversity across our business and are committed to equal employment opportunities.

We believe in the value that diversity brings to our team and people who share our REAL values are encouraged to apply

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