Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Auckland - Manukau and East Auckland
REF: AK48895
Contact Details: Wayne Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago
- South Auckland location
- Work for a company where their business is fun!
- Supportive and mentoring manager

This is a business that deals in amusement that brings fun to Auckland! Well know and great reputation for having long term careers opportunities for their staff. They are currently looking for someone ambitious to step up into a Financial Accountant role. The ideal candidate will come from a BAS background and be working currently as an Assistant Accountant or an experienced BAS Accountant looking to step into a commercial environment. Attention to detail in the role is crutial!

Job tasks and responsibilities

- Preparation of monthly financial statements including preparation of journals and maintenance of the monthly fixed asset register
- Preparation of weekly payroll hours report and payroll audit reports
- Liaison with departmental managers on various financial matters
- Monitoring of monthly CAPEX and expenses against budget
- Backup to Finance Assistant for payroll matters
- Preparation of various statutory returns
- Provide assistance to the Group Finance and Commercial Manager on the budgeting and forecasting process and various other ad-hoc finance matters
- Review of company-wide internal controls
- Lead annual audit process and assist Group Finance and Commercial Manager in the preparation of the annual audited financial statements and group reporting packages.

Skills and experience

- CA or part CA qualified with good financial and accounting knowledge and a least 2 years of work experience in a similar field
- Intermediate to advance excel skills
- A great work ethic and a great attitude (no moaners and groaners please)
- High level of organisation and efficiency
- Self-motivated, strong team player with the ability to work autonomously and also as part of a wider team
- Positive, forward thinking attitude and exceptional communication skills
- Prior financial or internal auditing experience preferred but not essentia