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Accounts Assistant - Part Time

Advertiser: Fresh Perspective PeopleMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
16 Apr 2019
Hawkes Bay, Napier
Work Type
Part Time
Accounting, Financial Accounting & Reporting

Our client is an exciting start-up business based in Napier. The company is preparing to launch products which aim to impact every child’s life, whilst empowering parents to make great choices.  Ground-breaking technology and science, together with a smart dynamic team, mean this business is a truly disruptive force in the FMCG space, poised to transform markets across the world. 

The company has a great opportunity for a part-time Accounts Assistant based in the head office in Napier.  Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer who is based in Auckland, you’ll provide a pivotal support role to the business, ensuring the smooth running of the accounts function.

With proficient accounting skills you’ll be comfortable managing the day-to-day accounting requirements including implementing and maintaining accounting controls and procedures, data entry, supplier payment processing and reconciliations, GST and payroll, and monitoring cashflow.  You’ll also contribute to the financial reporting, producing timely and accurate information necessary for effective management of the business. Experience with exports and foreign currency transactions would be an advantage.

You will thrive in a dynamic, changing environment and relish the opportunity to grow in this exciting business.  This is a role for someone with a flexible and collaborative approach who can demonstrate initiative and meet deadlines.

To succeed in this role, you will bring 3+ years’ accounting experience with an excellent knowledge of accounting principles and practices.  You’ll enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and have the ability to work independently, with the confidence to challenge assumptions and explain financial information. Solid experience using Xero and Excel is essential.

If you’re planning a return to the workforce or looking for a role where you can balance lifestyle or home responsibilities with flexible working hours (10 hours per week over 2-3 days) then we’d love to hear from you.  Click apply now, sending your CV and cover letter, or call Jude Reynolds at Fresh Perspective People on 022 676 0837 for a confidential discussion.


Applicants must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit and be based in New Zealand.

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 much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • Which of the following accounting packages are you experienced with?

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