Assistant Accountant

  • 13-10-23
  • $65K - $75K + Super
  • CBD, Inner West, Eastern Suburbs
  • Full-time
  • Grow your career and step up into an Assistant Accountant position!
  • Newly created role locally to support the integration of their New Zealand accounting function
  • Work for a growing, established and well-known Insurance company
  • CBD location with hybrid working. Salary $65K - $75K + Super depending on experience.

Assistant Accountant - Insurance - CBD

Company Background

Our client is a well-established multinational Insurance company. Work in their Sydney CBD head office under a talented CFO who values mentorship and comradery, and provides ample learning and training opportunities for his team.

You will join the organisation at an exciting time of growth as they bring their New Zealand accounting function to Australia.

On offer is a hybrid working environment whereby you can work from home 2 days per week. 

The Role

This is a broad Assistant Accountant role that will provide great exposure and opportunities to learn.  

This role will become an integral part of the finance team of six staff, and as you master your tasks, you will be provided with opportunities to assist and take on greater responsibilities.

Your initial duties as Assistant Accountant (training provided) will include but not be limited to:

  • Assisting CFO with monthly income statement and other month-end reports
  • Payment processing – Claims, Premiums, Refunds and Expenses
  • Reconciling credit card transactions
  • Posting expense journals
  • Expense reporting
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Matching receipts to debtors
  • Following up on unallocated cash with underwriters
  • Monitoring expenses against the budget
  • Lodging payroll tax, BAS 
  • Ad-hoc duties as required

Your Background

This Assistant Accountant position is an excellent opportunity for a junior Accountant looking to step up in their career and is suited to a candidate who is hungry to learn. 

To be considered for this Assistant Accountant role you will have the following attributes:

  • At least 1-2 years in a broad role encompassing reconciliations, AP, and AR, ideally in the insurance or financial services industry (or related)
  • Actively studying towards CPA/CA qualification
  • A great attitude and willingness to learn
  • High attention to detail and initiative to ask questions
  • New Zealand accounting experience is nice to have but by no means a pre-requisite

If you are keen to apply for this Assistant Accountant role, please contact Cass Pratt at Richard Lloyd on 02 8324 2014, quoting reference 8190 or click on 'apply now' below.

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