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Accounting Assistant

Advertiser: Ellis TerryMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
11 Jun 2019
Wellington, Wellington Central
Work Type
Part Time
Accounting, Assistant Accountants

Ellis Terry is a thriving law firm with offices in Wellington and Auckland, specialising in intellectual property – patents, trade marks and designs. 

We are looking for someone who is seeking a role that will enable work-life balance, to join our team in Wellington.  This newly created permanent part-time role will cover a range of tasks, working collaboratively with our office manager to manage our financial and administrative systems.  At this stage we are offering 20 hours per week, spread flexibly over the week.

Our ideal candidate will have a depth of experience in a broad range of accounting processes and will enjoy being an important part of a smaller team.   To be successful in this role you will need to have demonstrated experience in:

  • Accounts payable and receivable
  • Preparation of periodic returns to the IRD
  • General accounting processes
  • Payroll
  • Microsoft Office Suite

We currently use MYOB accounting and payroll software, so experience with MYOB would be an advantage. 

Our firm is well-established and has a great reputation.  We recognise and reward individual achievement and encourage initiative.  We offer comprehensive training in our processes, offices with fabulous views of the harbour and a relaxed, professional environment.  We also have an active social club and offer our staff an extra day’s holiday to celebrate their birthday. 

If you think this is an interesting opportunity, please get in touch. 

Forward us a copy of your CV, let us know what you’re looking for and tell us what you can bring to the team.  For more about the firm and our people see

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have an unrestricted right to work 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?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

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