Job title: Assistant Accountant
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Wellington
  • Accounting
Salary from: NZD $50,000.00
Salary to: NZD $60,000.00
Job published: 08/10/2019
Job ID: 59128

Job Description

Large NZ Government agency seeks experienced Assistant Accountant for a permanent opportunity in vibrant Wellington CBD.


What’s in it for you?


This is an outstanding opportunity for an Assistant Accountant to join one of New Zealand's most recognised Government agencies. This role offers permanent employment, an enticing salary package and a collaborative team environment.

The organisation has a friendly office culture that encourages a strong team ethic.  Their office is based in the city and close to the train station, amenities, cafes and restaurants. Ideal for meetings and after work catch ups.


What you would be doing?


The Assistant Accountant reports into the Accounting Manager and sit alongside a team of like-minded professionals. The roles objective is to provide expert advisory on all Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes along with a variety of different reporting procedures,

workflows and projects that take place within the agency.


You will be expected to do the following:

  • End to end Accounts Payable processes
  • End to end accounts Receivable processes
  • Month end reporting
  • Reconciliations
  • Payment processes
  • General ledger functions
  • External Audit liaison contribution


Who are we looking for?


I’m on the lookout for anyone who has demonstrated experience as an Assistant Accountant or Accounts Administrator with a comprehension of NZ Government financial functions and exposure to project environments that is open to starting a new and exciting opportunity within a reputable public sector organisation.


Ideally, you will have the following:

  • Over 3 years of Accounts Payable experience
  • Over 3 years of Accounts Receivable experience
  •  Knowledge of general accounting practices
  • Ability to work in project environments
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills


What’s next?


If this advert takes your interest and you strongly believe that you have the relevant experience required then please don’t hesitate in sending through an updated CV and making an application by clicking “apply now”. Thank you.


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