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ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT
08/01/2018
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Canterbury Canterbury New Zealand
Full Time
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  • Christchurch
  • Building and construction sector
  • Strong financial accounting focus

This growing Christchurch branch of a large New Zealand group is involved in the building and construction industries, and the position of Assistant Accountant has become available.

An ideal role for an experienced, calm individual able to take on a busy and key role in the organisation.

Supporting a very busy Accountant, key tasks include:

  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly and annual financial and management accounts
  • Assisting with monthly general ledger reconciliations
  • Completing weekly and monthly payrolls
  • Actively managing debtors and creditors, and cash flow
  • Completion of GST, FBT and PAYE returns and payments, together with all other Government and local body compliance reporting

The key skills and experiences required include:

  • Strong financial accounting skills at least to the level of completing Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing organisation would be ideal, along with an understanding of product costing and inventory management
  • Accurate with a strong attention to detail
  • Hands on you will enjoy being involved in the factory activities and processes
  • Knowledge of manufacturing ERP accounting systems, would be a big advantage, along with very good Excel skills

As a decentralised company within a wider group structure it has all the attributes of a small business as well as the structural demands and career opportunities of a group entity. Therefore, you will need to be naturally organised and articulate, able to cope with a demanding role, create and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders in the group, and be the sort of person people naturally turn to for support.


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