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Accounting and Finance
Christchurch, Canterbury
May 9, 2024
  • 6 Month Contract – Potential for Permanent Role
  • Fast Paced & Varied Position
  • Based Near Christchurch Airport

Our client is a well-established and successful New Zealand owned business in the construction sector, and has been experiencing steady growth year on year, through a number of new acquisitions.

Due to an internal promotion, they have a need for an Accountant to join them on a fixed term contract basis initially, while they review the current workflow and confirm the requirements on a more permanent basis. The Accountant will join a well-established finance and administration team and will take responsibility for managing the financial requirements for a number of entities, sitting under the umbrella of the wider group.

Key duties will include:

  • Assisting with the preparation of financial accounts
  • General ledger reconciliations
  • Preparation of all statutory returns and tax requirements (GST, FBT & RWT)
  • Daily cash-flow and banking
  • Processing and review of approved supplier invoices
  • Management of the accounts receivable ledger
  • Preparation of monthly management reports

To be successful in this role, you will be able to demonstrate experience in a similar level Accountant role where you have been involved in the full cycle from the processing/review of invoices, to the month end reporting. You will be confident using Microsoft Excel and ideally MYOB or similar. Working in the construction sector means you will need to be confident dealing with people at all levels, with a range of different styles and personalities. You will need to be adaptable, resilient, and able to switch between changing priorities with ease.

In return you will be joining a business with a strong and long-standing reputation in the South Island and will be supported towards furthering your career and skills in the accounting field. This role has a high chance of becoming permanent for the right candidate.

Kerri Jennings

Kerri Jennings

Mob: 021 308 628

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