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Assistant Accountant - Fixed Term Contract until Dec 2024

Employer
The Warehouse Group Limited
Location
Auckland, NZ
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 6, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Company Description

Are you hunting for the right Assistant Accountant contract role to kick off 2024!

This is a great move if you are looking to take your accounting career to the next level by gaining large company experience through supporting our finance team.

Elevate your accounting career by gaining exposure to transformation, system changes and the added bonus of a supportive team!

Our purpose at The Warehouse Group (TWG) is 'Helping Kiwis live better every day." TWG has become a Kiwi household name, and we proudly recognise the role that we play in communities throughout Aotearoa. We are the largest general merchandise retailer in NZ with over $3 billion in sales, and employing over 12,000 people across The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationery, Noel Leeming, Torpedo7, and TheMarket.com. To ensure we can adapt quickly to ever-changing customer needs, we've adopted an agile structure with a focus on collaboration, productivity and speed-to-market.

If you have a strong eye for detail, willingness to learn, and great time management skills, then this could be the opportunity for you.

Reporting into our Financial Control Lead (but working closely with the Financial Accountants in the team) you'll provide assistance to the TWL/WSL financial accounting team to ensure accurate and timely closing of the monthly accounts.

Your day-to-day will include:
  • Entering transactions and source transactions across our core systems.
  • Managing high volumes of reconciliations, investigating and resolving unreconciled items.
  • Reconciling balance sheet accounts and movements in provision and accruals
  • Completing month end adjustments and support reporting
  • Reconciling intercompany accounts

Additionally with a new ERP system implementation in April there is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience and add value throughout this transition.

Qualifications

You'll be someone who thrives on getting the small things right, with the proven ability to effectively handle a busy workload. There is a big element of problem solving in this role, so you'll need to be someone who enjoys being able to get to the bottom of variances and prides themselves on producing high quality and accurate data. We're an ever-evolving environment so you'll bring along a fresh set of eyes, a positive attitude and the ability to learn & adapt quickly.

We're also looking for:
  • Proven experience within a high-volume Accounts position
  • Strong attention to detail and a passion for problem-solving
  • Intermediate to Advanced skills in Excel is a must (i.e. V Look Ups, Pivot Tables)
  • Customer service mind-set and excellent communication skills
  • Oracle Fusion experience would be a bonus

Additional Information

Working with The Warehouse Group | Kia mahi tahi i Te Roopu Whare Putunga

When you join us, you also get discounts across our brands, great team member benefits, and excellent career development opportunities no matter where you are in the business! We have a flexible working policy that can see you balance your week with up to 2 days working from home (if you wish). We also offer enviable free staff parking at our Northcote head office!

When you join us, we offer a range of benefits that work for you, your lifestyle and your career which include:
  • Discounts across most of our brands
  • Paid birthday day off (for permanent team members)
  • Free parking at our Northshore Support office
  • Flexible working arrangements with up to 2 days working from home per week
  • 26 weeks paid parental leave (for permanent team members)
  • A range of wellbeing support

The Warehouse Group is constantly evolving and growing, this is a great opportunity to grow with us. If a role like this excites you, apply online and you might just land yourself the dream job!

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