Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Contracting Solutions
Location: Auckland
Contact Details: Timothy Fang
Contact Email:
Job Published: 29 days ago
  • Work collaboratively to support the finance team
  • Kingsland location
  • Immediate start or notice period can be accommodated

My Client is currently looking for a vibrant and engaging full time Assistant Accountant to join their team.

This busy role is to carry out a range of practical accounting tasks, working towards the collation, checking and analysis of financial information.  This role is reasonably high volume and fast-paced in the commercial construction industry and requires a lot of internal and external queries, so you will need to be a problem solver with an ability to positively influence others.

Your key responsibilities include;

  •  Supervision of the Accounts Payable function including troubleshooting and reconciling creditor accounts 
  •  Preparation of payment runs to support monthly cycles 
  •  Monitoring and undertaking financial administration and transactions;
  • The role will also include the processing and co-ordination of payroll and IRD filing of returns.
  • Assisting in the filing and completion of the company’s tax returns;
  • Implementing processes within the finance team to simplify and improve existing procedures. 
  • Monthly and year end reconciliations;
  • Assisting the Accountant with budgets, cashflow and ad-hoc reports;
  • Supporting the Accountant with any exciting ad-hoc projects. 

Being part of the team:

The successful individual will have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, be adaptable, and happy to ‘muck in’ and help out when the workloads hit crazy-busy levels.   

Must have’s:

  • You must have a tertiary qualification in finance or accountancy.
  • Strong practical understanding of accounting principles and techniques and knowledge of relevant legislation is critical. 
  • We are looking for someone who is computer savvy with the ability to learn new IT systems and a proactive problem solver.

If you feel that you are up for the challenge and a good fit for the team feel free to submit your application quoating Job ID 92658 or call Tim Fang at 021 192 4251.