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Granduate accountant
Auckland Auckland New Zealand
Full Time

Graduate Accountant

Graduate accountant will be Responsible  for assisting with the general accounting function including preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers and account and bank reconciliations. Assisting with monthly closings and account analysis and supporting in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting department.


Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

Graduate Accountant will Assist accountant with:

  • preparing journal entries
  • completing general ledger operations
  • monthly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements
  • reconciling and maintaining balance sheet accounts
  • drawing up monthly financial reports
  • preparing analysis of accounts as requested
  • year end closings
  • administering accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • preparing tax computations and returns
  • preparing budgets and forecasts
  • payroll administration
  • monitoring and resolving bank issues including fee anomalies and check differences
  • account/bank reconciliations
  • reviewing and processing expense reports
  • preparation and coordination of the audit process
  • with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures

Education and Experience

  • Tertiary Accounting qualification
  • knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • knowledge of finance principles
  • knowledge of financial reporting
  • Knowledge of national legislation regarding accounting, finances and taxation
  • technical accounting skills
  • proficiency in relevant accounting software

Key Competencies

  • attention to detail and accuracy
  • planning and organizing
  • scheduling and monitoring
  • communication skills
  • problem analysis and problem-solving skills
  • initiative
  • Results focussed
  • Assumes responsibility
  • committed to organisational goals and objectives
  • Actively practised team work
  • Pursues learning and development
  • Confidentiality

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