Assistant Accountant – Property

Sydney Permanent / Full Time

Anna has over 19 years’ experience working in financial operations within Banking, Fund Admin, Custody and Global Markets. Originally from London, Anna has been working in Australia for the last 15 years. Having worked and managed financial operation teams in both a BAU and Project capacity, Anna has excellent sector and product knowledge.Anna specialises in recruiting Accounting & Finance roles within the Fund Management, Fund Administration, Custody & Investments sectors.Having previously been a candidate, Anna has a strong desire to build relationships with applicants, while delivering their career goals. She is an effective communicator and having experienced frustrating application processes herself, is passionate about delivering friendly and efficient service, keeping candidates informed throughout the process.Having previously recruited, managed and developed high performing teams while working in the Financial Services sector, Anna has firsthand experience of the challenges faced by our clients when recruiting.

Recruiter :
Anna Thomas

Anna Thomas
  • Rapidly Growing Property Group
  • Broad Role Supporting Head of Finance
  • Suits Experienced AA or Junior Accountant looking to develop & progress
The Company:
Our client is a large, global commercial property investment and asset manager business are looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their Sydney CBD  office to manage its expanding regional property portfolio.
This brand-new role is to join the newly established Sydney Finance team to assist with the development of accounting systems and controls in support of the organisation’s rapid, ongoing growth plans.
The Role:
The Assistant Accountant will be primarily responsible for supporting the Accounting & Finance team in monthly reporting and effectively processing transactions as required. In this busy, hands-on role, you will be required to perform a diverse range of administrative duties in order to support the Finance Team, including accurately reconciling all financial records. 

Responsibilities will include:
  • Provide support to the Accounting & Finance team to drive month end close
  • Perform daily bank reconciliations for all accounts
  • Prepare all end of month accruals and journals
  • Maintain monthly reconciliation of general ledger accounts
  • Maintain the fixed assets register and depreciation/amortisation schedules
  • Prepare and complete the monthly BAS statements
  • Assist with the preparation, review and distribution of monthly financial reports   
Skills and Experience: 
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • Ideally 2 years' experience in a similar role
  • Excellent time management skills including the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to positively contribute to the team
  • Detail oriented with a strong commitment to quality
  • The ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment 

Referral reward: $500

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