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Assistant Accountant

Robert Half
Penrose NZ, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company

My client is an international company with a NZ & Australian subsidiary with the MD for both countries based here in NZ. The business is looking for an Assistant Accountant on a 3-month contract to support the FM for Aus/NZ while their permanent staff member is on long holiday leave. The business operates in the manufacturing / wholesale space and has approximately 30 staff.

The Role

The role of Assistant Accountant will develop and grow and over time take on more duties from the Finance Manager to allow his role to expand. This is a contract role of about 40 hours/week.

The initial role responsibilities will include:
  • Manage the full accounts payable function
  • Process accounts payable invoices
  • Manage the accounts receivable function
  • Ensure Intercompany journals are processed and reconciled
  • Adhoc tasks around month end to assist the FM
  • Other projects, working alongside the finance Manager

Your Profile

To be considered for this role we are looking for a hands-on Assistant Accountant or Accounts Assistant who wants to learn and grow. You will need to be prepared to roll up the sleeves and be hands on but like variety in your role. Some key attributes will be:

  • Self-Starter, Hands on and get involved
  • Excellent communication skills - both written & oral
  • Intermediate excel skills
  • An understanding of journals and balance sheets
  • Office based but some flexibility
  • Someone who enjoys being part of small close-knit team
  • An enthusiastic attitude

Apply Today

Please send your resume in Microsoft Word format by clicking on the apply button or for further information, contact Ollie Harris, Kelsey Llewellyn or Jarrad Carmichael in our Auckland office on 09-915-6700.

Job Reference No: 06900-0012973625

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