Assistant Accountant, Managed Investment and Securitisation Trusts

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Competitive Salary
May 04, 2021
May 07, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
What will you be doing?

Sounds interesting? Here are some specifics about the opportunity:
  • Assist in the preparation of periodic Management Reports and Annual Financial Statements
  • Calculate trust distributions and prepare distribution statements
  • Perform account reconciliations and prepare journals
  • Preparation of BAS returns
  • Assist with the audit of Annual Financial Statements
  • Assist with review of trust tax returns
  • Respond to accounting enquiries from various stakeholders
  • Support the Trust Accountants on the delivery of Trust accounting services
  • Maintain relationships with clients / investors.

  • What you will need to succeed:

    To be considered for this opportunity, your qualifications, skills and experience could include:
  • University accounting degree and/or studying towards being qualified accountant
  • 2+ years experience in chartered accounting firm (required)
  • Working knowledge of managed funds and ideally investment management experience or other relevant experience in relation to MITs and Securitisation (not a requirement but is an advantage)
  • Microsoft Word, Excel and Accounting Systems (XERO)
  • Attention to detail and sound analytical and reconciliation skills
  • Excellent client management skills and experience.

  • Why should you join Perpetual?

    Perpetual is one of Australia's leading financial institutions because for over 130 years we have been putting our clients first and offering an environment where diversity of thought is encouraged.Through wars, recessions and financial crises, we have continually evolved to meet the challenges of constant social, technological and economic change. This makes Perpetual a great place to work - a place where you can grow, thrive and make a difference in people's lives. Our culture is underpinned by our three core values: Excellence - delivering exceptional outcomes; Integrity - doing what's right; and Partnership - succeeding together. We will continue to earn the trust of our clients in everything we do by staying true to our core values and financial principles.

    Our vision is for a better, more equal Australia, where every child can go to school, grow up, have a job and make a contribution. Where every community is safe to live, work and play.As a corporate leader, we are committed to diversity and inclusion and recognise our social and economic responsibility to create opportunities for greater participation in the economy by all Australians.

    For the third year running, Perpetual has been recognised by The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) for being an employer who is committed to promoting gender equality in Australian workplaces. We are proud to be acknowledged for a culture where diverse backgrounds and perspectives are respected and everyone has a voice.

    What's in it for you?

    When it comes to our employee benefits, we have everything you'd expect, and more.
  • What would you do with an additional week's leave each year?
  • An employee share plan and discounted financial advice?
  • How about the flexibility to balance work and family life?
  • Not to mention parental leave and a return to work bonus.
  • There's only one way to find out - join the team at Perpetual!
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