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Assistant Accountant

Emerge Aotearoa
Christchurch Christchurch Canterbury, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 2, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
He kōrero mō mātou | About Us
The Emerge Aotearoa Group provides a wide range of social services including mental health, addiction, employment, disability, peer, social housing, and wellbeing support nationwide to communities. We deliver these services across four entities - Emerge Aotearoa Limited, Mind & Body Consultants Limited, Ignite Aotearoa Limited and Emerge Aotearoa Housing Trust.
We believe that everyone can live full and rich lives when they have access to the right support and opportunities. In every aspect of our work, we are committed to supporting whaiora to be the best they can be.
He kōrero mō te tūranga | The Role
We're looking for an upbeat, friendly, hard-working Assistant Accountant to join our team. As an Assistant Accountant, you will play a crucial role in supporting our financial operations and contributing to the success of our organisation. This position is ideal for someone with accounting experience and who has either completed a degree or is close to completing one and who possesses exceptional attention to detail, a proactive mindset, and the ability to think on their feet.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to progress their career in accounting and finance. We are committed to providing comprehensive training and support to help you achieve your professional goals, including support to gain your CA or CPA. If you are enthusiastic, motivated, and ready to take on new challenges, we want to hear from you!
Key Responsibilities:

Assist in the preparation of month and year end financial accounts, supporting the Financial Accountant in the process.
Conduct regular reconciliations of financial data to maintain the integrity of our records and identify discrepancies.
Responsible for the timely filing of GST returns and compliance with tax regulations.
Maintain the fixed asset register, ensuring proper recording and depreciation of assets.
Collaborate with team members to support various Finance team projects and initiatives.

He kōrero mōu | About You
Your excellent planning, time management skills and eye for detail, coupled with the ability to meet deadlines, are skills you'll need for this role. An advanced level of computer literacy in Excel and other Microsoft Office products is essential. If you have a good working history in a similar role, a qualification in accounting, and are looking to learn and develop, we'd like to hear from you. It goes without saying that you'll be an excellent communicator, have good listening skills, and love what you do.
Ko tā mātou mahi | We Offer
Our team culture is very important to us. We build each other up, support one another and celebrate each other's success both personally and professionally. We love to have fun, drink coffee & laugh a lot - the conversation ranges from food and whānau, to travel and fitness.
In addition, we also offer:

Work-from-home flexibility: Once a week, you'll have the opportunity to work remotely, providing a balance between office collaboration and the comfort of your home environment.
Learning, development, and training opportunities, inclusive of 5-10 paid study leave days.
Great staff benefits, including store discounts, and 3 days of well-being leave.
Discounted health insurance through Southern Cross Health.

Me pēhea te tono mai | How to Apply
Click the apply button now and upload your CV and cover letter telling us about yourself!
This role will be advertised until filled.

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