Accounts Assistant - 4 Days

Location: North Sydney, New South Wales
Job Type: Permanent
Salary AU$60000.00 - AU$65000.00 per annum + super
Specialization: Accounting
Sub Specialization: General Accounting (Staff), AP / AR, Payroll, Bookkeeping
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Contact: Stuart Alpen
Reference: JO-1904-415791
+612 9431 6518
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The Company
My client is a growing Australian IT consulting business who have made a big impact in the Business Intelligence space. Due to continuous growth and they are looking to add an Accounts Assistant with Xero Accounting Software experience to the business on a part-time basis for 2019. This is a high energy & busy environment, so we're looking for someone to compliment this team.

The Role
Reporting to the Financial Controller you will be responsible for:
General accounts receivable functions

  • Prepare and submit customer invoices from timesheet entries
  • Enter customer payments
  • Monitor customer accounts for outstanding invoices and follows up with the customer for payment
  • Send monthly statements to customers for outstanding invoices

General accounts payable functions

  • Create and maintain vendor files
  • Check, verify and enter invoices
  • Review and confirm employee expenses, including account allocations and GST
  • Prepare payments to vendors and employees

General payroll functions

  • Review employee timesheets
  • Prepare payroll monthly and distribute payslips
  • Reconcile employee leave and overtime from timesheet system to Xero
  • Lodge and pay PAYG withholding monthly
  • Lodge and pay superannuation quarterly

General support functions

  • Assist in month end reporting procedures
  • Perform all necessary bank and other reconciliations
  • Maintain petty cash
  • Liaise with the external accountant to prepare and lodge BAS quarterly
  • Assist with employee expenses
  • Perform filing and general administrative tasks
  • Liaise with other departments/customers/vendors


Preferred Experience

  • Minimum 3 years of bookkeeping experience
  • Relevant bookkeeping qualifications or working towards accounting/business degree
  • Xero Accounting and Payroll experience essential
  • Advanced MS Office including advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting and bookkeeping principles and procedures
  • Excellence in provision of services to all stakeholders
  • Able to meet conflicting deadlines, for example, month-end, superannuation and pay dates
  • Accuracy of data and attention to detail
  • Able to work autonomously and use initiative
  • Clear, open, honest and timely communication
  • Attention to detail

The role is ideally 4 days a week to start with, with the hours flexible to suit your work/life balance.

Please APPLY immediately, or if you have any further questions please contact Stuart Alpen on 02-9431-6518.