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Senior Bookkeeper / Assistant Accountant - Accounting Firm

Eye For Recruitment Pty Ltd
Perth CBD, WA, Australia
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Sep 22, 2021

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Book Keeper
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Great opportunity for an experienced Bookkeeper to join the Bookkeeping Services division with a friendly & supportive firm. Xero / MYOB. Parking inc.
Our client is a friendly & professional boutique Accounting Practice whom are currently on the lookout for an experienced Bookkeeper to join their team. The position will be working alongside fellow Accounts professionals and will suit an experienced individual who has had the opportunity to work on a variety of bookkeeping clients within a variety of industries.

Ideally you would have worked within an Accounting practice or Bookkeeping Services business previously and are looking for a long term Bookkeeping opportunity in which you will be working closely with your own client base in a busy & varied role. The role works closely with the Accounting team as the Bookkeepers make sure client data files are ready & uploaded to the workflow for the Accountants to pick up and do the Tax work on.

Although full-time hours would be preferred, as the client is looking to further grow the team in the future they are open to offering some flexibility regarding working hours so if you are looking at part-time hours please include your preference in your covering letter.
Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Manage end-to-end Bookkeeping function for firm based clients
  • Make sure data files are ready to go to Accountants to commence Tax work
  • Manage workflow of the bookkeeping team ensuring all deadlines are met
  • Reviewing work & providing mentorship to fellow team members where required
  • AP / AR
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Payroll
  • Superannuation
  • Liaising with the ATO
  • Monthly / Yearly reporting
  • Cashflow Projections
  • Preparation of accounts to TB
  • Project work for clients - Reporting / Management Accountant / Cash flow / Budgeting
  • Attend to practice accounts and monthly reporting
  • Regularly reviewing systems and making updates and improvements where necessary
  • Assist clients with Bookkeeping needs, training if required & answer any client queries
  • Work both on site as well as client premises when required
  • Assist with client management and workflow utilizing in-house systems and procedures
  • Participation in networking events and involvement in generation of new business
  • Support to the Accountants & fellow staff as required
The position will be predominantly office based however on occasion you may be required to go out and assist on site at client premises. As such you will need to have a reliable vehicle and drivers license. A car park is provided as part of the salary package.

  • 5+ yrs Bookkeeping experience
  • Experience within a Bookkeeping Services Business / Accounting Firm highly regarded
  • Tax/Accounting knowledge beneficial
  • Impeccable attention to detail, efficient & accurate
  • Handle confidential information professionally
  • Xero Certified preferred
  • Xero & MYOB - Advanced level of competency
  • Minimum Cert IV in Bookkeeping
  • Intermediate skills in MS Suite (Excel in particular)
  • Experience with forecasting software such as Futrli / Fathom / Castaway highly regarded
  • Professionally presented
  • Excellent communication skills - Written & Verbal
  • Competent & comfortable to attend client premises if/when required
  • Reliable vehicle & current licence
  • Able to work autonomously
  • Looking for a long term position within Bookkeeping however happy to work alongside and assist a friendly team in a varied and busy role!
  • Police clearance
Please note that we do require permanent working rights for this position. We are working on an exclusive basis with the client so if you meet the requirements & like the sound of this opportunity APPLY NOW as it won't last long!

Please submit a covering letter outlining why you feel you would be the perfect fit along with an up to date resume via the APPLY NOW button.

Kasia Mieczkowski
Managing Director
Eye For Recruitment Pty Ltd
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