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Assistant Accountant - Torpedo7 - 6 Month Fixed Term Opportunities

The Warehouse Group
Auckland, NZ
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Oct 12, 2023

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Company Description
This is a great move if you are looking to take your accounting career to the next level by gaining large company project experience through supporting our Torpedo7 finance team. We are looking for two Assistant Accountants to join us on a 6 month fixed term basis to help us with project work.
Our purpose at The Warehouse Group (TWG) is ‘Helping Kiwis live better every day.” TWG has become a Kiwi household name, and we proudly recognise the role that we play in communities throughout Aotearoa. We are the largest general merchandise retailer in NZ with over $3 billion in sales, and employing over 12,000 people across The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationery, Noel Leeming, Torpedo7, and To ensure we can adapt quickly to ever-changing customer needs, we've adopted an agile structure with a focus on collaboration, productivity and speed-to-market.

Job Description
If you have a strong eye for detail, willingness to learn, and great time management skills, then this could be the opportunity for you.
Reporting into our Financial Control Partner you'll be working primarily on backfilling the teams duties in support of our migration to a new ERP system, Microsoft D365.
Your day-to-day will include:

Journal processing including accruals
Daily cashflow and banking
Fixed assets processing
Processing of Statistical Returns as required
Balance Sheet reconciliations
Month end closing tasks
Month end analysis
Other projects as may be required from time to time

You'll be someone who thrives on getting the small things right, with the proven ability to effectively handle a busy workload. There is a big element of problem solving in this role, so you'll need to be someone who enjoys being able to get to the bottom of variances and prides themselves on producing high quality and accurate data. We're an ever-evolving environment so you'll bring along a fresh set of eyes, a positive attitude and the ability to learn & adapt quickly.
We're also looking for:

Intermediate computer literacy and use of MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
Display a high level of accuracy and high numeracy skills
Solid accounting experience
Acreedo (current system) and Microsoft D365 (future system) experience would be an advantage
Good ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Be able to make decisions and think in a focused, analytical and detailed manner
Be able to self-organise, plan and prioritise effectively
Excellent verbal and written communication
Accounting degree or studying towards CA or equivalent

Additional Information
Working with The Warehouse Group | Kia mahi tahi i Te Roopu Whare Putunga
What's in it for you? We offer a dynamic, supportive team environment within a business that cares about and recognises individuals. The business is at an exciting point in its life story with a real focus on excellence in the basic business principles for which we are famous. So, if you're keen to apply your skills and gain further experience at New Zealand's leading retailer within New Zealand's then let's talk!
When you join us, we offer a range of benefits that work for you, your lifestyle and your career which include:

Discounts across most of our brands
Paid birthday day off (for permanent team members)
Free parking at our Northshore Support office
Flexible working arrangements with up to 2 days working from home per week
26 weeks paid parental leave (for permanent team members)
A range of wellbeing support

Our teams normally work a mix of at home and office days, with most people working two days a week from home. We've got an awesome North Shore location with views across the water, and the all-important free car parking!
If you're driven, adaptable and passionate about finance, let's work together | Me mahi tahi tatou

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