Assistant Financial Accountant

Docklands, Victoria, Australia
Competitive Salary
Apr 30, 2021
May 07, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
The Opportunity

We are looking for a highly enthusiastic and agile professional with at least 3 years broad industry experience. You will be responsible in performing the full accounts payable function which includes processing invoices, coding/checking invoices, entering data into Pronto and processing payments, according to company policies and deadlines and identify any errors or discrepancies before processing. In this role, you will also be assisting the finance team in monthly and quarterly financial accounting deliverables including journals, reconciliations, BAS and financial statements preparation.

Based in Melbourne, this position will have the opportunity to work closely with our Financial Accounting Manager.

About You

To succeed in this role, you must be a CPA/CA full or almost qualified, have high attention to details and high degree of accuracy is a must. Self-starter, highly organised and independent, have the ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines. Willing to lean and progress in Accounting in the longer term, positive attitude and with strong team spirit. You must have an in-depth knowledge and excellent Excel, Word and communication skills.

Core Job Focus:

To meet the key requirements of the position, it's essential you're able to demonstrate results in:
  • Maintains accurately and timely the General Ledger for couple of small corporate entities within the group using Pronto GL software and prepares Annual Financial Statements as required within deadlines for further review.
  • Prepares timely and high-quality Monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations including intercompany, bank and related journal entries.
  • Prepares commentary/variance analysis on corporate entities, selected costs and assist with Group commentary.
  • Prepares BAS for GST returns
  • Assists on sections in Group quarterly accounts preparation in line with IFRS and TSX listing requirements within tight deadlines.
  • Conduct regular reviews of policies and procedures to identify any issues and provide any suggested improvements to ensure that it meets Auditor requirement and is achieved with maximum efficiency.
  • Complete weekly cash report and payment forecasting, reviewing all bank account balances for Melbourne/Canada offices.
  • Arrange intercompany funds transfers and complete monthly intercompany recharges.
  • Provides effective support to the finance team.
  • Assist in ad hoc tasks/projects as required by the Finance team

  • Interested in Shaping our Future?

    If you have a passion for data transformation and analysis, enjoy dealing with ambiguity, are achievement-oriented and highly capable of influencing others to support the delivery of organisational transformation, then we'd love to hear from you. For further information, or to submit your application, please visit . Applications close 6 May 2021.

    About OceanaGold Corporation

    OceanaGold is a multinational gold producer committed to the highest standards of technical, environmental and social performance. Since 1990, we have been contributing to excellence in our industry by delivering sustainable environmental and social outcomes for our communities and strong returns for our shareholders. Our global exploration, development and operating experience has created a significant pipeline of organic growth opportunities and a portfolio of operating assets including Didipio Mine in the Philippines, Macraes and Waihi operations in New Zealand and Haile Gold Mine in the United States. The gold, copper and silver we produce are essential to the renewable energy and transport sectors, life-saving medical devices and technology that connects people around the world. Our operations are supported by corporate offices located in Brisbane, Australia and Denver, USA.

    OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and fosters diversity and inclusion through our Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

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