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Junior / Intermediate Accountant

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Are you an experienced Public Practice Accountant or Assistant Accountant, looking for a change of pace? Are you passionate about your work, your clients, but ready to swap the corporate for the independently owned, flexible, friendly office? Do you want the best of both an internal and CA firm role? Our client is an award-winning boutique CA firm with a fantastic reputation and a varied, and growing portfolio of clients. Over the last 12 years they’ve established an impressive standing in the market and offering of services, from your usual bookkeeping and tax planning to a specialism in providing virtual accounting teams and services to large businesses. In this role you’ll experience the best of public practice, partnering with a portfolio of SME clients, as well as internal accounting. If you’re looking for a CA firm role with a twist this could be a great opportunity for you. The small and friendly nature of the firm means a relaxed and laid back work environment, where a self starting, passionate, but easy going person will fit in well. As well as the tight-knit team, you’ll also benefit from a hands on senior accountant working alongside you day to day, who can support your career and work.

What you'll do:

You’ll spend half of your time working on a portfolio of SME clients providing services from payroll to bookkeeping, and half of your time in a virtual internal accounting team for 2 large businesses – hence the best of both worlds and a varied workload.

  • Bank reconciliations
  • Accounts Payable payments processing and end of month reconciliations
  • Invoicing and accounts receivable management
  • Credit card management
  • Maintain fixed asset register
  • Assist with annual budget process
  • Coding of bank statements
  • Uploading documents against Xero transactions
  • Preparing statutory returns including GST/PAYE/FBT
  • Companies Office Annual Return filings
  • Maintaining Companies Office Register for some clients
  • Onboarding New Clients
  • Preparing Client Payrolls
  • Preparing New Client Proposals
  • Monitoring client deadlines and advising on GST/PAYE/FBT payments
  • Sending IRD assessments and notices out to clients
  • Assist with preparation of monthly management reports
  • Other administrative / ad hoc duties

What you bring:

We are looking for a dedicated, passionate Accounting professional, part of fully qualified, with experience working in a CA firm with strong people skills.

  • Minimum 2-3 years recent BAS experience in NZ CA firm
  • Sound knowledge of current NZ accounting and tax compliance
  • Good communication skills - both written and oral
  • High level of detail in your work
  • Self starter
  • Enjoy client contact
  • Experience using Xero

How to apply? If this opportunity sounds like it might be a good fit for you, please don't hesitate to get in touch via the information below, or apply directly (no cover-letter needed)

Consultant - Alex Pedrick - alex.pedrick@robertwalters.co.nz

Candidate Manager - Georgia Waters - georgia.waters@robertwalters.co.nz

Robert Walters endeavors to review all applications in a maximum of five working days. If you have not received correspondence within this timeframe, please do not hesitate contact Alex Pedrick on 09 374 7300.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accounting & Finance

Focus: Assistant Accountant

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Auckland

Job Reference: 1987880/001

Date posted: 11 July 2024

Consultant: Alex Pedrick

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