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Assistant Accountant
Canterbury Canterbury New Zealand
Full Time
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Assistant Accountant - part time temporary contract, Work closely with the CFO and have the opportunity to grow professionally, Long-established business that has international backing.

The Opportunity

As the Assistant Accountant, this role will see you working closely with the Group Finance Manager and you will be responsible for handling a portfolio of internal clients who are spread across multiple sites throughout New Zealand, giving you the chance to utilise your technical skills in a multi-site capacity.

As well as handling the accounts, you will be closely involved with the onsite managers and be responsible for regularly liaising with them around any day to day accounts issues, which is a great opportunity for those who enjoy a more people facing role.

This is a temporary role working part time hours.

The Company

This long-established business has international backing and is renowned for being a key player within their sector.

With coverage across all of New Zealand they are a supplier and employer of choice for many New Zealanders.


  • Preparing balance sheet reconciliations and assisting with the monthly and annual financial reporting
  • Preparing GST and FBT returns
  • Assisting with financial forecasting and budgeting
  • Supporting the wider corporate services team with ad-hoc projects as required
  • Maintain day to day account transactions

Your Profile

  • 4+ years working in a well-rounded accounts role including transactional and month end work
  • Strong background in reconciliations and investigations of variances
  • Be a strong user of Excel and ideally had experience using an ERP system
  • Preferably have had experience in a multi-site environment or a high-volume role
  • Ideally a passion for assisting and liaising with clients to solve problems
  • Be well organised with strong time management skills

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