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Assistant Accountant

Robert Half Australia
Sydney, Australia
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 29, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Company name - Howden Group, Insurance Broker Howden provides insurance broking, risk management and claims consulting services, globally. With over $10 billion of premium placed worldwide each year, we have the scale and experience to deliver. Job Title: Accounts Officer Why is the position vacant?: Resignation Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Undertake the end-to-end processes around Expense management and payables - this includes expense claims and supplier invoice payments
  • Attend and respond to all suppliers enquiries and reconciliations
  • Attend to cashiers queries - coding of transactions go through our working capital bank accounts
  • Attend to all Insurance related receipting and payments
  • Attend and respond to all Insurer related enquiries and reconciliations
  • Attend to Client and Insurer refunds as necessary
  • Prepare all new supplier credit applications and forms
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to resolve queries and disputes
  • Develop and help create expense management processes and procedures for the Pacific region
  • Prepare periodic debtors reporting for review by the Financial Accountant and Financial Controller
  • Liaise with key internal stakeholders around aged debts and provide accounts receivable/credit control support as required
  • Continue to improve payments processes, policies and efficiencies
  • Be involved in finance improvement initiatives and integration projects with re business acquisitions
  • Attend to ad hoc projects as required Skills:
  • At least 4-5 years' experience in expense management processes and procedures
  • Commercial experience required
  • Diploma or equivalent in accounting or finance (preferred but not a necessity)
  • Good interpersonal, written and communication skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with people at all levels
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise conflicting tasks and responsibilities
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong excel, word and outlook skills
  • Experience in using accounting packages and frontline systems advantageous
  • Motivated self-starter focused at achieving results
  • Strong attention to detail Salary: $70,000 - $75,000 + superannuation Location: CBD - Blight St, close to Wynyard Finance system used: Unit4 & Chrome River (Expenses)
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