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Assistant Accountant

Advertiser: Tile WarehouseMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
11 Jan 2019
Auckland, Auckland Central
Work Type
Full Time
Accounting, Assistant Accountants

An opportunity is now available to work at Tile Warehouse a leading Tile Retailer in New Zealand. Tile Warehouse is a New Zealand owned importer and multisite retail business in the market nearly 30 years.


With the departure of a long standing employee we now have a position open as Assistant Accountant in our Head Office team, a key person involved in providing financial services within the organization.


The position will be reporting to the Financial Controller and based at our Penrose Head Office location. This will be a full time role 8:30 to 5:00 Monday to Friday


Skills required

  • To be successful in this role you would have strong systems and financial experience to draw off
  • Must have minimum 3+ years financial experience up to financial reporting level with an eye for detail.
  • Accounting qualifications
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills especially important with a distributed network
  • Analytical thinker with the ability to problem solve and understand different systems
  • Works to deadlines


The role

  • Preparing standard monthly journals
  • Preparing other journals or accruals to provide a fair view in the monthly results
  • To ensure the accuracy and timely provision of Profit and Loss statements for internal management
  • Review all general ledger accounts to ensure they are accurately reconciled
  • Reviewing the accuracy of product supplier invoices and ensuring all information and costs have been recognized at time of receipt
  • Managing the accuracy and timing of overseas payments
  • Assisting with local supplier product invoicing
  • Assisting the team when needed


You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this job


Immediate start

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How many years' experience do you have in an accounting role?
  • Do you have experience completing ad hoc and month end reporting?
  • How many years' experience do you have as an assistant accountant?
  • Do you have reconciliations experience?

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