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Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Reference: 3313207
Contact Name: Haydn Furness
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Job Published: September 29, 2021 11:18

Job Description

The Company
Our client is a sophisticated and diversified asset management organisation. Much of their real assets portfolio outperforming expectations in the last financial year. Due to positive growth they are in need of a assistant accountant to join the group, and be mentored and trained by some of the most talented finance people in the industry. 

This is a unique opportunity to work for a well respected group, consistently delivering above market average returns across a diverse and sophisticated portfolio of assets. 

The Role
Reporting to the Finance Manager, this is a newly created role well suited to a candidate early in their professional career, ideally wanting to grow and learn with a fantastic team of qualified accountants. This role will support to a wide range of asset level accounting, investments and business administration work, this includes: 
  • Assisting with the reparation of month end reporting packages, including balance sheet, P&L, cash flow, and reconciliations, payable, and receivables
  • Assisting the maintenance of the General Ledger
  • Assist with asset related tasks including BAS/IAS returns and tax obligations
  • Assist with monthly accrual accounting 
  • General Bookkeeping responsibilities, including AP, AR, and Payroll 
The hope is that the Assistant Accountant will take on additional responsibilities over the short to medium term, aligned with professional studies and a longer term development plan. 

The Candidate
The successful candidate will be ideally degree qualified and looking to commence or already be studying towards a CA/CPA qualified yet ideally will still be early on in their accounting career. You will come with a strong base understanding of either financial reporting or management accounting, or commercial transnational experience with a keen motivation to develop your career in a funds management business.

For more information please apply or call Haydn Furness (07) 3854 3805