assistant accountant in Auckland

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job details

job type
NZ$ 50,000 per year
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kevin grant, randstad
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job description

I am looking for a talented, experienced and passionate Assistant Accountant with 2-3 years experience or working towards a qualification in Accounting, Finance and/or Business to join this high profile, award winning organisation in Central Auckland. Reporting to the Group Accountant this role requires a team player with a "can do" attitude to join an outgoing, vibrant team. You will need to be a quick learner with a logical mind and good excel skills. You will also be comfortable working under pressure. The role will have a focus on accounts administration as well as back up support to the Assistant Accountant. This is a great opportunity to get on board with a fast paced, growing NZ Company.

Key Responsibilities/Requirements

Accounts Payable

  • Purchase order administration
  • Invoice processing – daily input
  • Payment runs – NZ, AU and international payments as required
  • Reconcile creditor statements – ensure completeness
  • Monthly accruals – communicate with relevant staff to ensure completeness


  • Reconcile bank accounts – NZ, AU, US
  • Assign receipts to receivables – daily
  • Reconcile petty cash
  • Reconcile credit cards

Other Duties

  • Assist with carbon neutral reporting
  • Ad-hoc tasks, as required


Functional Skills

  • Previous experience in an accounts payable/accounts assistant role or a recent graduate
  • Intermediate excel skills
  • Netsuite experience an advantage but not a necessity
  • Ability to understand the bigger picture rather than just the process
  • Basic understanding of GST

You will be able to take ownership of the role and establish credibility with the rest of a team that is very strong on culture fit. The organisation as a whole has a strong family culture and rewards its employees well. You will need to be able to take ownership of the role and liaise effectively with stakeholders across the business. A competitive package is on offer and this is a great Company to have on your resume with multinational operations. Please do not apply without previous experience as above. If this sounds like you and are entitled to work in New Zealand, register your interest by hitting the Apply Now button below and send through your CV with a covering letter. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion please contact Kevin Grant on +64 9 336 0371


Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables