assistant accountant in Wellington Central

shuka poludore, randstad
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This is a great opportunity for an experienced Assistant Accountant, who is looking to grow their career and take on more responsibility. This client is not-for-profit however works within the private sector and offers some great services to the New Zealand public and globally. The client is looking for an experienced assistant accountant to join the financial 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 with experience in this area.

The following skills and experience is desirable:

  • Reconcile the GL clearing accounts and process GL journals
  • Maintain cashbook and reconciliations
  • Conduct month end processes
  • Taxation
  • Cash management
  • Provide accounting and project budget assistance
  • 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
  • Experience with MYOB/EMIS ideal
  • Attention to detail

It is important the successful candidate is open-minded and welcomes change. They need to be able to use their initiative / learn as they go and to pitch in where necessary. You will be working closely with the financial controller and must be able to help support them in their role.

Previous private-sector or not-for-profit experience in a similar position is desirable but not necessary.

This is a temporary contract for 3 months. There may be potential for permanency further into the role.

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