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Assistant Accountant - Head Office
27/11/2017
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Auckland Auckland New Zealand
Full Time
Icebreaker

Unique assistant accountant job opportunity in central Auckland location, Are you on the rise in your accounting career, Innovative, inspiring, highly successful NZ company.

This is so not your ordinary numbers job. Much more.

Nope, this is different, we are different, and you are likely to be different. Want to be part of something always changing, challenging, requires a work hard / play hard mentality.

If this sounds like you, then carry on reading.

So we're looking for an Assistant Accountant to join our Global Finance team based at our?cool Ponsonby office, Auckland, New Zealand.Reporting to the?Head of Global Finance, you'll be responsible for contributing to Icebreaker's financial sustainability by providing finance and accounting support to the global Head Office team based in NZ so Icebreaker achieves our revenue and profit targets. This includes administration of the Accounts Payable process, assisting with the delivery of month end reporting to drive effective decision making. You will definitely need to be a multi-tasker extraordinaire to make stuff happen every single day.

Stuff you'll have up your sleeve:

  • Relevant Finance/Accounting tertiary qualification
  • Working towards a CPA/CA qualification
  • Equivalent of 3 years' experience in Accounting
  • Previous experience in Accounts Payable and/or Accounts Receivable and reconciliations
  • Great time-management and prioritizing skills and experience delivering to strict deadlines
  • Strong problem solving capability and skill
  • Excellent communication skills - must be able to explain financial principles to people with no accounting background.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong MS Office skills, especially Excel

So what will you be doing:

  • Accounts Payables for Icebreaker Limited (IBL) & Portland Design Exchange (PDX) including ?accurately process payments each week, ensuring authorisation is within delegated authority, inputting vendor invoices into GL system
  • General accounting and month-end processing such as completing bank reconciliations for IBL and PDX, reconciling Intercompany accounts across the group
  • Support the Head Office Accountant to run the IBL and PDX Company's monthly accounting cycle including preparing journals, closing trial balances, updating forecasts etc.?
  • Administer Company credit cards for all eligible New Zealand based employees
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with Icebreaker's customers and suppliers (including mobile phone users, Credit Card holders, and external suppliers)

What spins your wheels:

  • Creating great relationships with your workmates
  • Solving problems and being the one who has the easy solution
  • Accuracy! Detail!
  • Getting stuff done on time, every time

We are not a big corporate. We care about our relationships with nature and each other.

We are a fast moving, nimble business with limited resources ? the people on our team are here because they want to make a difference and work hard and creatively to make that happen. We are not perfect, we have heaps of work to do.? We like people who can think big and strategic and also get their hands dirty.

We're a world leader in merino clothing and supply our outdoor, performance sport and active lifestyle ranges to more than 4,500 stores across 47 countries. We are headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand with regional offices in Vancouver, BC in Canada, Portland, OR in the United States and Munich in Germany.We also have smaller satellite offices in Zurich in Switzerland, Annecy in France and Melbourne in Australia.


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