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Senior Accounting Assistant/Accounting Technician FIXED TERM
Marlborough Marlborough New Zealand
Bookkeeping Specialty Services

This is a part-time, fixed term role 15-30 hours per week with some flexibility in work hours, to cover maternity leave (03/02/2017 to 21/07/2017).  The start date would be 16 January 2017 to finish on 11 August 2017.  The position requires a self-motivated, detail focused, mature natured person to join our busy bookkeeping/tax agency team. You will be a part of a small two/three person team who work collaboratively on in-house and on-site projects.

This is a varied role where tasks will include:

  • General office duties
  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Completing and Filing GST Returns
  • Collating timesheets and Payroll processing (IMS Payroll)
  • Annual End of Year Accounts
  • Completing and Filing Tax Returns IR3, 4, 6, 7 & 10


To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Some previous experience working in an Accounts/Accounting environment
  • Reckon (Quick Books) accounting package knowledge an advantage
  • An innovative thinker who can work individually and/or as part of a team
  • Common sense, an excellent work ethic, trustworthy and reliable
  • A methodical approach and attention to detail (especially with numbers) is absolutely imperative
  • The ability to multitask, meet deadlines in an organised manner, remain calm and have a problem solving attitude
  • Timely and accurate processing and data entry skills
  • Clear communication skills, both written and verbal is an absolute must
  • Proficient experience with excel spreadsheets
  • A familiarity with IMS Payroll package would be advantageous
  • Good knowledge of accounting practices and the Holidays Act essential
  • Interest in the IT industry could be beneficial

Bookkeeping Specialty Services was established in February 1999 and is a steadily growing business that offers service to varying clients from annual tax returns to complete A-Z office requirements for small to medium businesses.  You will be working with a friendly, small group within the office and servicing clients with varying businesses ranging from Engineers to Art Gallery's, therefore a thick skin and good sense of humour is a must!  You will be working on your own for a majority of the time. The more you are prepared to put into this position, the more you will get out of it.

Applicants for this position should be NZ resident and be able to communicate extremely clearly verbally and have a high level of comprehension of the English language.

You can apply for this great opportunity by email:
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