Job Title: Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Newcastle, New South Wales
Reference: BBBH20875_1622184905
Contact Name: Sare Simeonov
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 28, 2021 16:55

Job Description

Our client has an awesome 12 month fixed-term maternity cover opportunity for a qualified Accountant to join their team. Reporting to the Financial Controller, the key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Maintain day to day account transactions including bank reconciliations, debtor receipts, supplier payments and general ledger journals
  • Manage monthly invoicing requirements in line with customer contracts
  • Manage cost allocations through the production process to finished goods
  • Apply a strong level of knowledge of relevant taxation issues specific to GST, WET and Payroll Tax in order to prepare the regular Activity Statements and Payroll Tax Returns.
  • Prepare Fringe Benefits Tax Return information for review by external accountants
  • Liaise with accounts payable to ensure timely and accurate entry of supplier invoices
  • Maintain the fixed asset register
  • Reconcile intercompany loans and transactions
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly and annual reporting

About you

Ideally the successful candidate will have commercial experience or sitting in a Public Practice or Business Advisory role looking for a commercial opportunity. Someone who is inquisitive, can hit the ground running, collaborate across divisions, and focused on ongoing innovation and process improvement. The ideal candidate will also possess the following:

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently to organise and prioritise demands, handle multiple complex tasks simultaneously, set and meet deadlines with multiple and competing demands
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to establish effective working relationships with a variety of people at different levels
  • Bachelor's degree in either Accounting, Business or Commerce
  • CPA/CA designation or working towards
  • A minimum of 3+ years' experience in an accounting role
  • Strong PC skills and IT knowledge

Next steps

To learn more about the key responsibilities, company culture and associated benefits of this opportunity, please contact Sare Simeonov on 02 4927 2010 or email for a confidential discussion. Alternatively, you can apply by clicking "apply for this job" to submit your covering letter and CV. Applicants are encouraged to apply promptly as the recruitment process will commence immediately.

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