Assistant Accountant

Posted 10 February 2024
Salary$70000 - $80000 per annum
LocationNew South Wales
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccounting & Finance

Job description

Position: Assistant Accountant
Location: Sydney CBD, with flexible working options including remote work
Type: Full-Time

About Our Client:
Our client is a pioneering insurance company, setting the standard in providing comprehensive insurance solutions across Australia. With a commitment to innovation and customer service, they offer a supportive environment where professionals can grow their careers and contribute to an industry-leading team.

Role Overview:
The Assistant Accountant will play a critical role in our finance team, ensuring the accuracy and integrity of financial data. This position is ideal for a detail-oriented professional who thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.


  • Execute comprehensive bookkeeping tasks including invoicing, managing purchase orders, reconciling supplier statements, and handling bank reconciliations.
  • Lead the month-end accounting process, ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting.
  • Oversee accounts payable and receivable, including the coordination of payment runs and managing communications with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the preparation of statutory filings, such as business activity statements and payroll tax returns.
  • Work closely with external accountants and auditors to facilitate the preparation of financial statements and tax returns, ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulations.
About You:
  • You are currently pursuing or have partially completed your CA or CPA.
  • Proficiency in financial software, particularly Xero, is essential.
  • You have strong interpersonal skills, capable of engaging effectively with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Your communication skills are exceptional, with the ability to convey complex information clearly and concisely.
  • You are adept at managing multiple priorities and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Why Join Us:
Joining our client's team means being part of an organization that values innovation and excellence. Located in the heart of Sydney CBD, they offer a flexible and inclusive work environment, with opportunities for professional development and growth. This is your chance to be part of a company that is making a difference in the lives of Australians every day.

Salary: $70,000 - $80,000 plus super, based on experience.