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Assistant Accountant

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    $90,000 - $110,000

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    Tom Hunter

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    8 months ago

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​Edward Mann are recruiting on behalf of an Australian subsidiary of an international mining business based in Perth CBD. It is a permanent Assistant Accountant position.

This is a brand new position for the business, brought upon due to significant growth. It has great working flexibility and is paying up to $110k + Super + Bonus.

This position will join a small but tight-knit finance team and play a vital role in the company.

The candidate will work closely with the Senior Accountant on a range of duties. The successful person will get exposure to and development opportunities with all of Project Accounting, cost analysis and forecasting and period-end reporting.

They will also learn skills that only come with joining a small and dynamic team. The role at times, will require the candidate to work alongside the senior leadership team and participate in projects for the wider business.

Key Responsibilities:

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Prepare end of month journals and prepare monthly cost forecasts and actual cost summaries for Project managers and Group finance teams.

  • Prepare weekly cashflow reporting for Group finance.

  • Performing month-end close activities and provide accurate and timely financial submissions.

  • Assisting project team in working with Pronto to manage costs.

  • Preparing analysing and investigating reporting variances for OPEX, CAPEX and Projects Maintenance of the Fixed Asset register.

  • Managing project reporting for WA.

  • Prepare completing external surveys.

  • Providing support to Project Managers, create, provide actual vs budget analysis for projects.

  • Prepare and complete monthly financial reconciliations and analysis to support month end reporting.

  • Assist with cost control initiatives and analysis across the operations.

  • Assist with preparation of the half and full year financial accounts.

  • Prepare cash flow forecast on a weekly basis and prepare accruals, prepayments including project managed audit queries.

  • Provide cost and financial return targets and work with cost managers to be able to manage any variances to the budget.

The ideal candidate will have experience with:

  • Studying towards CA/CPA qualified or equivalent. Although those not studying or qualified by experience will still be considered.

  • Solid understanding of accounting concepts and general ledger maintenance.

  • Experience working within mining or a similar industry.

  • Advanced Excel skills and experience using complex accounting systems, ideally Pronto.

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently when required.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills & time management skills with the ability to effectively manage deadlines and conflicting priorities.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

For more information, please apply ASAP.

Edward Mann Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Edward Mann Ltd is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.