Assistant Accountant

  • Company:
    GOUGH RECRUITMENT
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Accounting

Working exclusively with Gough Recruitment and based in the inner northern suburbs, our client specialises in the management of land across various locations around Australia. As the largest independent land management service provider across Australia, you will be working with an exceptional team of professionals who focus on adding real value to their clients and providing an exceptional workplace for their staff to fulfill their potential.

Their modern office interior and layout is second to none! 

If you are looking for a management team that is supportive, encouraging, work hard and lead by example then you could not find a better management team to work with. As a true employer of choice, you will be hard-pressed to source a role that ticks ALL of the boxes you are seeking in your next role. 

The Culture:

  • You just won’t find a more supportive and approachable management team 
  • The collective team is collaborative, supportive and engaging
  • They are driven towards a common goal, in providing exceptional outcomes for their clients, yet can have fun along the way
  • The position:

  • Manage the integrity of client financial reports including budgets, balance sheet, profit & loss, and cash flow statements to meet client timelines
  • Manage the client and internal audit processes to ensure requests for documentation are provided in-line with audit timelines
  • Monitor the accounting system to ensure it is accurate and meets monthly timelines
  • Manage cash flow and bank accounts to ensure there are sufficient funds to meet company obligations
  • Ensure the General Ledger accounts are accurate, up to date and well presented in a timely manner
  • Manage the Accounts Receivable function to ensure client and customer payment obligations are met
  • Oversee the Accounts Payable function to ensure payments are made in accordance with agreed terms
  • Reporting to the Finance & Administration Manager, your role will also encompass providing support to regional teams by training new employees in company systems. You will be monitoring the accuracy of transactions in client reporting and co-ordinate reports for approval in a timely manner whilst also supporting the Accounts function by completing other Ad hoc tasks or projects that may be assigned from time to time. 

    Required skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting) or similar is essential
  • At least 2 years experience in an accounting role
  • CPA Qualified or studying towards CPA qualification is preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in land management or similar
  • Understanding of Client agency relationship
  • An ability to problem solve and work towards a common goal.
  • Consistent attention to detail required 
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office (outlook, word, excel, access)
  • Understanding of land management industry related software packages preferred
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A demonstrated ability to build rapport with clients and staff across Australia.
  • Working as an integral part of the Accounting team, you will be relied upon to deliver timely outcomes on a consistent basis.

    This will be a highly sought after role. Please send your resume along with a cover letter addressing the criteria listed above.