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Junior Assistant Accountant | Fashion retail

Job Title: Junior Assistant Accountant | Fashion retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: $75k package
Reference: 3277111
Contact Name: Schenuk Wijesekera
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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.

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