Corowa - Accounts and Finance Assistant

Location: Corowa, VIC, Australia
Date Posted: 04-12-2018
POSITION STATEMENT

The Administration officer is responsible for day to day finance duties including accounts payable, asset register, bank reconciliation and assisting the Finance Manager as required.
 
KEY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 
Administration
  1. Be fully conversant with the business information technology systems including; accounting, finance and compliance systems and data bases.
  2. Process all suppliers’ payments ensuring that the business purchasing policies are adhered to and suppliers are paid according to agreed terms.
  3. Assist with the preparation of Business Activity Statements.
  4. Prepare Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly reports ensuring accuracy, reliability and timeliness are maintained.
  5. Be responsible for accurate and timely bank reconciliations.
  6. Liaise with external Accountants and Auditors as required. Ensure that appropriate records are maintained in line with the Auditors requirements.
  7. Assist with the preparation of papers for board meetings and with the preparation of the Business Annual Report.
  8. Ensure all filing and data entry is completed in a timely manner.
  9. Adhere to time frames associated with Government legislation and taxation requirements.
  10. Complete all reports as instructed by the Finance Manager.
  11. Order all stationery supplies ensuring sufficient stock and ensuring that stock is neatly stored and maintained.
  12. Maintain document storage and coordinate lodgement and retrieval of documents as necessary.
  13. In conjunction with the Finance Manager maintain the Business assets register and depreciation schedule and assist with reconciliations as required.
  14. Work cooperatively within and across teams and actively support others to achieve objectives.
  15. Assist the Finance Manager with the preparation of annual budgets and the recording of statistics.
  16. Other duties may be allocated by the Finance Manager. These will be in accordance with the employee’s range of skills, competence, training and /or experience.
Skills and Experience
 
         Excellent organisational skills
         The ability to work autonomously  
         Sound customer service skills
         High attention to detail
         Demonstrated understanding of accounting systems
         An understanding of the taxation and accounts system
 
Qualifications

        A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role


 
 
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