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Junior Assistant Accountant | Fashion retail

Job Title: Junior Assistant Accountant | Fashion retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Industry:
Salary: $75k package
Reference: 3277111
Contact Name: Schenuk Wijesekera
Contact Email: schenuk.wijesekera@perigongroup.com.au
Job Published: June 02, 2021 18:15

Job Description

The Role
This is a great opportunity for someone with interest in fashion retail, having recently completed their Bachelor's degree. They're known for their high-end garments, excellent work culture (with plenty of perks), and their development. The business is completely cloud-based, with top-tier systems in place - and will provide you with an excellent ground for learning and progressing moving forward.

Responsibilities 
Reporting into an experienced Financial Controller who is committed to mentoring and collaborating, the role is a hybrid position between the Accounts Payable and the Assistant Accountant role. There's a clear plan to progress this role to a pure Assistant Accountant role within 12-24 months. Some of the duties for now include -  
  • Manage the principal clothing supplier account; including the matching of invoices for payment, reconciling of advances paid and processing of foreign currency settlements.
  • Administer, review and process credit card payments through Expensify.
  • Reconcile supplier accounts, including supplier advances, and resolution of queries.
  • Accurate and timely capture / importing of supplier invoices and employee reimbursements.
  • Weekly payment runs, ensuring payment terms are met, and remittances issued.
  • Evaluation and creation of prepayment amortisation journals.
  • Manage and control system that accounts for the lead national courier.
  • Assist in preparing month end close procedures including associated journals.
  • Other ad hoc accounting duties to support the broader team
About you
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Interest in fashion ideally!
  • Able to commute to the Mascot/Alexandria area. There is parking nearby and office is also located near to the station 
Qualifications and Experience
  • A minimum of two years direct accounts payable experience in an end-to-end process
  • Tertiary qualification in Accounting