Recruit Personnel are a family owned business who works closely with Clients and Candidates alike by offering a professional recruitment service across various industries and opportunities.
In this instance, we are recruiting for our Maitland based client who offers accounting and business services throughout the Hunter. They are seeking to engage an experienced Accountant who will join their team on a Full Time basis.
The role will require an individual who can provide exceptional client service and provide a good understanding of accounting, tax systems, and general legislative and regulatory requirements and compliance. You will have strong communication and motivation skills, and adequate keyboard skills to provide efficient data entry.
Prepare of various financial statements, tax returns, BAS/IAS, FBT, PAYG withholding as required
Responsible for electronic filing of clients records, preparation of statutory documents for companies and trusts, maintenance of minute books, share registers and other statutory records for clients
Complete client data input as required, generate necessary journal entries and review trial balance
Provide client assistance with compliance matters
Provide support to less experienced team members
The essential criteria required for this opportunity includes:
Previous experience within an Accountancy Firm in a similar position
Relevant Tertiary Qualifications being a Degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline
Experience across accounting, tax and GST regulations and compliance regulations
Confident computer skills across MS Office & XERO
Professional presentation and communication skills
To apply, a letter of application outlining your suitability and a current Resume is required in the first instance
At Recruit Personnel, we love providing a diverse range of roles for our Candidates to consider and this opportunity is no different and given the location it will be in high demand.
This role is based in the Maitland CBD and will require an experienced candidate with a strong sense of professionalism, communication skills and determination to succeed. You will be joining a growing business that provides a professional Accounting and Bookkeeping service to their clientele whilst offering their employees a modern work environment with up to date technology.
As the successful candidate you will be relied upon to provide outstanding Administration, Reception and Support Services skills to both peers and Clients. The role will see you perform a wide range of skills including, but not limited to:
Administrative tasks in support of the Accounting team
Meet, Greet and attend to visitors and telephone calls
Attend to Mail, Emails and electronic filing records including correspondence
Oversee and take responsibility for updating both internal and external systems in both a timely and accurate manner
Assist with lodgement of tax returns, BAS, IAS and documentation with the ATO and Government Agencies
Liaise with external stakeholders in both a professional and confident manner
General day to day housekeeping, mail and stationary responsibilities
Essentially your background will match the essential criteria:
Previous experience working within an Accounting Firm in a similar role
An understanding of accounting principles including previous exposure to lodging Tax Returns, BAS, IAS and documentation with the ATO
Confident computer skills – XERO & MS Office applications
A high level of accuracy across Data Entry, Typing etc.
A professional image and confident communication skills – both verbal and written
Please forward a Cover Letter & Resume addressing the essential criteria for immediate consideration