Title: Assistant Accountant
Company Name: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Job Location: Australia, Western Australia, Perth, CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs, perth
Employment Status: Contract/Temp
Our client is one of WA's most respected and known businesses, who foster a high performing culture that drive continuous improvement, flexible working arrangements and staff retention.
This exciting role is very involved and will bring new challenges and rewards each day as you assist with billings, reconciliations, journals, project accounting and supporting transactional finance. This company offers you a multi-faceted opportunity to expand your skill set in an environment where effort and excellence are rewarded.
For a period of 3 - 6 months, this suits someone who is in between jobs, or has limitations due to visa restrictions.
Prepare to be challenged and adaptable by a role where no two days are ever the same. Your accounting skills will see you involved in everything from preparing journal entries, monthly closings through to bank reconciliations, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliations. You will report to and work closely with the Finance Manager and assist the wider finance team during busier periods.
Due to the nature of the business, the ability to juggle various moving parts as well as being able to identify and prioritize these parts, will see you become a valued member of the team.
Your Skills & Experience
You offer a brilliant combination of uncommon technical skills and the creative flair to interpret information and offer initiatives to streamline the accounting and reporting process. You are a numbers person yet you have the business insights to meaningfully interpret financial data, and while you can work seamlessly with minimal supervision you also relish the opportunity to collaborate with a talented team of professionals.
Your strong communication skills allow you to convey complex ideas to those with a non-financial background, and you have an excellent awareness of time management. Your outstanding skill set will prove a valuable asset as you participate in a variety of special reports and ad hoc projects.
A current police clearance, two references and the availability to start within the week are a requirement for this position.