Accounting, Finance & Financial Services

BAS Accountant

Job Title: BAS Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Auckland
REF: 128101
Contact Details: Kayne Harrison
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 days ago
  • Grey Lynn location
  • Permanent
  • Fun working environment

About the company:
My client is a fun, boutique sized Chartered Accounting firm based in Grey Lynn. They provide end to end accounting services from budgeting, month end close and reporting, GST filing, through to end of year accounts and income tax returns.

About the role:
This is a full-time role, working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday in the office. You’ll be involved in a mix of month end support and year end accounts for multiple clients.

  • Bank reconciliations.
  • Accounts payable entry, payments and end of month reconciliations.
  • Credit card management.
  • Maintain fixed asset register.
  • Assist with annual budget process.
  • Invoicing and accounts receivable management.
  • Preparing statutory returns including GST/PAYE/FBT.
  • Companies Office Annual Return filings.
  • Maintaining Companies Office Register for some clients.
  • Onboarding New Clients.
  • Preparing Client Payrolls.
  • Preparing New Client Proposals.
  • Acting as the main point of contact for larger clients.
  • Assist with preparation of monthly management reports

Skills & experience:
  • Business/Accounting degree.
  • Minimum 2-3 years recent BAS experience in NZ CA firm - must have a sound base knowledge of current NZ accounting and tax compliance.
  • Good communication skills - both written and oral.  Enjoys client contact.
  • Reasonably tech savvy - must have a sound knowledge of MS Office Suite.  A good working knowledge of Xero would be an advantage.
  • Above average intelligence, critical thinking, and great organisational skills, able to prioritise work and meet deadlines.
  • Role would suit a well presented, articulate, confident, outward going person with initiative, willing to learn and able to spot opportunities as well as act on them. 

If you are an experienced Accountant wanting to work in a vibrant team, we encourage you to apply with your CV and a cover letter via Seek.

Ref: 128101