Accounting, Finance & Financial Services

Accounts Administrator

Job Title: Accounts Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
REF: 128072
Contact Details: Laura Halstead
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Job Published: 15 days ago
  • Permanent role working with an award-winning commercial construction company
  • Mix of accounts payable, receivable, payroll and administration tasks
  • Work with a supportive team who get the job done and enjoy a few laughs
  • Salary $70K to $85K depending on experience
  • Middleton location in Christchurch with onsite parking available
This unique permanent role gives you the opportunity to utilise your accounts administration and payroll knowledge and join a team who take pride in delivering quality building projects across the Canterbury region. 

What’s in it for you?
  • Add value and make a difference in the day-to-day operations of the business
  • Career development and growth opportunities
  • Be part of a successful team that celebrates their achievements
  • Competitive salary on offer which recognises your contribution
Key responsibilities include:
  • Accounts payable, inputting supplier and subcontractor invoices using Xero
  • Reconciliation of weekly temporary labour hire invoices
  • Preparing weekly and monthly payment batches
  • Setting up new suppliers on Xero
  • Accounts receivable, updating cash flow and receipting on Xero
  • Liaising with suppliers and quantity surveyors
  • Payroll fortnightly for salaried and wages permanent staff using Smart Payroll
  • Primary point of contact for IT requests from staff, liaising with external IT support
  • Collating financial reporting
  • Responding to enquiries
  • Maintaining existing documentation and assisting with developing new procedures
What skills and experience you will bring to the role:
  • Proven experience in accounts payable, receivable, payroll processing and administration
  • Strong attention to detail and accurate data entry skills
  • Confident communicator who builds strong working relationships
  • Proven experience using Xero and knowledge of computerised payroll systems
  • An understanding of end-to-end payroll processes and New Zealand employment law
  • Ability to pick up new systems and processes
  • A positive “can do” attitude with a good sense of humour
This permanent role is available now and the team are keen to welcome you as soon as possible.  If you are looking for a new challenge, something with variety and you are interested in the commercial construction industry, don’t delay submit your application now quoting reference 128049