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Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Position: Full Time
State: New South Wales
Suburb: Parramatta
Salary: $60,000 – $64,999
Opening Date: 3 July 2018

More about the role

Turner Freeman Lawyers has an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Accountant to join the finance team in a leading law firm. The position is based in Parramatta. The Assistant Accountant will be a key member of the Finance team and will report to the Finance Manager. The position includes responsibility for a range of accounting and payroll tasks and assisting with the production of financial management reports.

The position will work closely with various Finance Assistants and the successful applicant will need to assume responsibility in multiple roles from time to time.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Supporting the Finance Manager and finance team;
  • Assist with month-end reporting and other various accounting projects;
  • Assist with all statutory compliance obligations;
  • Assist with preparation and lodgement of FBT;
  • Performing reconciliations of bank accounts and general ledger accounts;
  • Processing all aspects of payroll, including monthly payroll tax returns and lodgement of superannuation;
  • Maintaining the asset register;
  • Preparation and lodgement of monthly BAS return and quarterly IAS return;
  • Oversees trust transactions and preparation for annual trust audits.

Qualifications and requirements

  • Sound accounting knowledge;
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to maintain high levels of accuracy;
  • Ability to work to strict time constraints and meet conflicting deadlines combined with a proactive approach;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • An organised and methodical approach to tasks;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for liaising with management, suppliers and other internal staff members;
  • Bachelor degree in a relative discipline or higher with 2 to 5 years experience;
  • Working towards being a registered CPA or CA

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to join a large national law firm and you possess the necessary criteria to fulfil the requirements of the role, then kindly forward your CV and covering letter to:

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