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Accountant
20/11/2017
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Auckland Auckland New Zealand
Full Time
Parker Bridge ? SARA Winner 2015 ? Excellence in Candidate Engagement

Blue-chip Multinational, Contract to take you through to 2018, Management accountant focus.

About the business and the role

Accountant position within a well established New Zealand company. Reporting to the Senior Management Accountant, you will play a critical role in helping maintain the accounts for one of the bigger business units within the company.You will be interacting with key stakeholders inside and outside the business on a daily basis, so will need excellent communications skills.?

Job tasks and responsibilities

Month end process

  • Complete tasks assigned from the month end timetable (as set by the Management Accountant) within the required times, including analysis and interpretation of results.
  • Take ownership of assigned journals

Variance analysis

  • Identify major variances for assigned accounts and cost centers
  • Investigate reasons and recommend corrective action

Balance Sheet reconciliations

  • Complete assigned reconciliations by due date
  • Present "meaning" of account balances, not just transaction lists

Manufacturing? accounting

  • Complete month end accrual and other journals
  • Review P&L before month end close
  • Report on variances, with reasons and recommendations
  • Be familiar with standard costs and assist Business Analyst with periodic calculation of standard costs

Budgeting

  • Complete budget data for expenses as directed by the Management Accountant
  • Assist with data entry and reconciliation in the accounting and budgeting ERP

Skills and experience

The ideal person will qualified through experience or a degree. You will have good numerical skills, excellent attention to detail and sound Excel skills. With a proactive and adaptable approach, you will be a team player with strong organisational, written and oral communication skills.

You will have worked within large companies and be able to use big ERP system.

At Parker Bridge we make every effort to respond to all applications, however, sometimes the volume we receive is so large it is not possible. If you do not receive a response from us, please don't take it personally as we really value the effort you made to apply.


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