accounts assistant in Wellington Central

shuka poludore, randstad
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We are currently assisting our client, a Not-for-profit organisation locate a new Assistant Accountant. This role is crucial to the operation of the Wellington team and wider business. The primary focus of the role is to look after and support the day-to-day Accounts of the business. This is a sixth month fixed term position based in the Wellington CBD with potential to go permanent.

This is a great opportunity for an Accounts Assistant with high level knowledge who is looking to grow their career and take that next step, or someone looking to move into an Assistant Accountant role . This client is within the Not-for-profit / Public sector and offers some great services to the New Zealand public. The client is looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join the team on a fixed term contract.

The role will entail providing professional accounting services to the team, from Accounts Payable to Journals and Monthly Reporting. The ideal candidate will need to know about basic Fixed Assets and Project Expenditure. The role is ideally suited to someone looking for that next step but, is happy to sill work across AP/AR and some administration.

The following skills and experience is needed:

  • Month end journals
  • Balance sheet and reconciliations
  • AP/AR
  • Understanding of Profit and Loss
  • Cash management
  • Knowledge around loans and Administration of Loans
  • Positive relationship Management
  • Great communication skill, both written and verbal
  • Competence in financial accounting practices and procedures
  • Experience in Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word
  • Attention to detail
  • An AMAZING work ethic is crucial

Previous public-sector experience in a similar position is desirable but not necessary.

This is a fixed term contract for 6 months with high potential to go permanent.

If you believe this position is of interest and your skills and experience match up well, please contact Mike Healy or Shuka Poludore now, or simply confidentially apply. 04 494 13 47/ 04 494 1328.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Assistant Accountant, Accounts Assistant, Accounts Administrator, Accountant, end-to-end

educational requirements

Secondary School/High School