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Assistant Accountant

Employer
Mitre 10 MEGA
Location
Auckland, NZ
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 31, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Mitre 10 has been a part of New Zealand's home improvement culture since 1974. An award-winning success story, inspiring Kiwi's to love where they live, work and play with our home improvement, garden and trade offer.

This multifaceted role is based in our Albany Support Centre and is a crucial part of the Financial Accounting team. It involves providing support across various aspects of financial operations, including leases, fixed assets, balance sheets, shares, and property projects.

Reporting to the Financial Controller you will be responsible for the following: -
  • Support with annual financial statements for Mitre 10 (New Zealand) Limited and group entities in compliance with IFRS accounting standards.
  • Maintain accurate fixed asset registers for accounting and tax purposes, providing support on large projects.
  • Prepare monthly IFRS 16 leases reports, ensuring compliance and preparing annual budgeting for leases' impact on the P&L and balance sheet.
  • Maintain the Share Register for Mitre 10 & Hammer Hardware, and handle queries from members and the legal team.
  • Administer the Capital Levy, including month-end posting and reconciliation processes.
  • Assist with audits, GL reconciliations, and implementation of new accounting standards.

To be successful in this role, we are looking for someone with; -
  • Tertiary qualified with relevant industry experience
  • Previous exposure to a large ERP system (preferably SAP) advantageous but not required
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Ideally working towards becoming a CPA/CA
  • 2+ years' experience with accounting standards preferable

We are a team moving forward and that is a result of our motivated, skilled team members. There is an attractive remuneration package for this role, generous staff buying privileges, life insurance, discounted medical insurance, birthday day off, flexible working and more.

If you are a highly motivated individual who is passionate about being part of the Mitre 10 team and a company in growth mode, then we want to hear from you. Please provide your CV and cover letter, including your remuneration expectations, via this website.

Kindly be advised that this job posting will remain active until we have found the ideal candidate
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