Assistant Accountant - 6 month contract

Posted 02 November 2022
SalaryDaily Rate Equivalent to $80k base + super
LocationNew South Wales
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccounting & Finance

Job description

  • Leading Financial Services Organisation, Syd CBD
  • Broad Exposure Financial Accounting role 
  • Great Culture, Flexibility & Hybrid WFH
Client Details
My client is a leading Financial Services organisation experiencing massive growth and expansion. They are known for their amazing culture and employee focus.
They are seeking a high calibre Financial Accountant with a Financial Services background to join their Finance team.

Responsibilities include:
  • Performing month-end close, journal postings, reconciliations, accruals and prepayments
  • Preparation of half-yearly and full-year financial statements in accordance with AASB
  • Assisting with the implementation of new accounting standards
  • Prepare APRA returns, BAS returns and income tax returns
  • Process improvements & adhoc projects
  • Liaise with external auditors
This is an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Accountant or Junior Accountant within the Financial Services industry to step up into a Financial Accountant role. If you are looking to broaden your exposure and work for a large organisation that offers excellent career progression, then this opportunity is for you!

The successful candidate must be:
  • CA/CPA qualified 
  • 2+ years Financial Accounting experience within Financial Services
  • Trust Accounting experience within the non-bank lending sector will be highly regarded
  • Experience performing month end close and preparing financial statements  
  • Sound AASB knowledge and prior experience working with AASB standards
  • Experience in a Group Accounting role will be highly desired
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Intermediate Excel skills (ability to build pivots, v-lookups and complex formulas)
Job Offer
The salary on offer is a daily rate equivalent to $80k base + super. This is a 6 month contract with possibility to extend or become permanent.

Please send your CV to Neha Jain on or apply directly.