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Assistant Accountant

As the Assistant Accountant you will be responsible for supporting the Financial Accountant with various aspects to the accounting function and month end. You will have had previous experience working with high volume reconciliations and invoices and will need to ensure reports are submitted accurately and in compliance with accounting standards.

Client Details

Our client, a blue chip financial services firm in Parramatta is looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their team as soon as possible. As the finance team is undergoing a period of transformation, this position has become available for an immediate start. This will be a six month contract with possibility for extension.


  • Supporting the finance function in the day to day accounting responsibilities

  • Assisting in the preparation of the balance sheet and P&L on a monthly basis

  • Assisting in the preparation of monthly and yearly reporting

  • Prepare monthly bank and balance sheet reconciliation

  • Assisting in statutory reporting including TAX, FBT and GST

  • BAS and payroll tax preparation

  • Preparing financial documents such as invoices, bills, and accounts payable and receivable

  • Assisting with budgets

  • Expense analysis

  • Creating and maintaining fixed assets register

  • Assisting in the preparation of Aged Trial Balance Report and chasing up payment from customers

  • Assisting with providing updates and information to both internal and external auditors

  • Assisting with ad-hoc tasks required by management


  • Must have at least 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role

  • Must have experience working in a commercial environment

  • Partly or newly CPA or CA

  • Experience in SAP, Oracle or JD Edwards is strongly desirable

  • Excel skills must be intermediate to advanced level

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Job Offer

• $55,000 to $65,000 base + superannuation based on experience

• Within walking distance from Parramatta station

• Blue chip financial services organisation with excellent opportunities to grow within the company

• Permanent opportunity for the right candidate

Date Posted
Sydney, NSW 2150
Job Type
Full Time, Temporary/Contract
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