Senior Accountant – J-1772

JOB DESCRIPTION:
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AS White is currently looking for a Senior Accountant experienced in Australian Accounting Standards to work exclusively with an Australian business in preparation of month end reporting, reconciliations and tax reporting. This is an opportunity to be part of a respected business in Australia.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Financial Reporting
    • Maintenance of accounting records including entering transactions into Accounting Software.
    • Preparation of monthly management accounting / reporting
    • Preparation of month-end accruals and reconciliations
    • Assist in year-end closing
    • Liaison with Auditors
  • Tax & Compliance
    • Preparation of the monthly, quarterly & annual BAS and other statutory obligations
    • Preparation of Income tax and FBT returns
    • Preparation of clear and accurate supporting documentation
    • Demonstrate a sound understanding of AU compliance environment – ATO requirements & ASIC
  • Accounting Services
    • Processing of Accounts Receivable, issuing all invoices and managing GST calculations
    • Processing of Accounts Payable and managing creditors
    • Banking and other transactional functions, including bank reconciliation
    • Bi-weekly payroll processing
    • Liaison with Auditors
  • Adhoc duties
    • Respond to queries promptly
    • As discussed, and agreed with the manager

 

Qualifications and Attributes:

  • Excellent written and verbal English communication
  • Highly organized and high attention to detail
  • Relevant qualifications in accounting and/or finance (CPA/CA qualified or willingness to study CPA/CA preferred);
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and Word skills;
  • Proficient in using accounting software – Xero / MYOB / Quickbooks.
  • High attention to detail;
  • Strong discipline in record keeping;
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality;
  • Strong problem-solving skills;
  • Show initiative in suggesting process improvements – questioning not accepting;
  • Ability to deliver accurate and timely work in accordance with deadlines;
  • A team player and also able to work independently; and
  • Intellectual curiosity and the drive to improve and grow the business