jo1 Posted March 4, 2009 Report Share Posted March 4, 2009 Role Title Assistant AccountantReporting to Finance Manager, SydneyPLEASE ATTACH ORGANISATION CHARTRole purpose To assist the Finance Manager with the efficient, daily running of the finance and accounting functions.You must have hands on approach and the ability to consistently meet operational deadlines.Key accountabilities or main areas of responsibilityâ€¢ Provide support and supervision for Accounts Payableâ€¢ Assist in the preparation fortnightly payroll and maintain annual leave records.â€¢ Responsible for monthly nominal ledger reconciliations, including banks and other control accounts, ensuring that the reconciling items are actioned and correct.â€¢ Responsible for daily bank reconciliations.â€¢ Ensure the purchase order policy and procurement policy is adhered to.â€¢ Assist in the preparation of BAS, GST & FBT returnsâ€¢ Ensure staff expenses are properly calculated, conducive to policy and paid correctly.â€¢ Prepare, analyse and report on a monthly basis results against budget and report on variances.â€¢ Assist in determining budgetary requirements and participate in the yearly budget and quarterly reforecast process.â€¢ Monthly Sales forecast.â€¢ Assist in the establishment and maintenance of financial and accounting policies, procedures and controls.â€¢ Preparation of statutory reporting obligations including those of Bureau of Statistics and other government departments.Role DimensionsFinancial (money-related) Non-financialâ€¢ Cost processing and control in line with agreed budgetsâ€¢ Access to all Finance records/reportsContactsExternal Internalâ€¢ Australian Taxation Officeâ€¢ External Auditorsâ€¢ Suppliers â€¢ VA HO Financeâ€¢ VA HO Treasuryâ€¢ All Sydney VAA StaffBehavioursâ€¢ Focus on Results Level 2â€¢ Problem solving and Creativity Level 2â€¢ Planning and Organising Level 2â€¢ Communicating and Influencing Level 2Decision making authority / mandates/ constraintsâ€¢ Accurate and timely processing of all ledgersâ€¢ Prioritise workload so that all deadlines are metRole related expertise at selection â€“ Qualifications, skills, knowledge and competenciesâ€¢ Knowledge about airline/travel industriesâ€¢ 3 years working experience in related industryâ€¢ Good communication skills, understanding of brands and strategic developmentâ€¢ Good interpersonal, analytical & presentation skills, and professional approach to workâ€¢ Independent, ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlinesâ€¢ Ability to set targets, ensure measurability and be accountableâ€¢ Knowledge of PC and common soft ware application, and flair for digital designOther considerations impacting on the role, eg. environment, which have not been highlighted elsewhereâ€¢ Extensive accounting experience, Accounts Payable and General Ledger.â€¢ Computer literate with excellent Excel skills.â€¢ Proactive approach and ability to use initiative to solve day to day problems.â€¢ Effective verbal and written communication skills.â€¢ Proven team player with a flexible attitude.â€¢ Airline experience desirable, but not essential Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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