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Assistant Accountant – Leading Financial Services Firm

Written by Anton Murray Consulting on .

Location: Sydney

Salary description: $65k - $70k incl. super

  • $50-100k AUD Equivalent
  • Permanent
  • 1 to 3 years of experience

Our client is a leading Australian stockbroker. They are seeking an experienced Assistant Accountant to join their small finance team reporting into the financial controller on an initial 18 month fixed term contract.

They are ideally seeking a part CA/CPA qualified Assistant Accountant join their finance & control department.

They will be responsible for assisting with the production of management reports for Head Office and local management.

The ideal candidate will be part CPA / CA qualified and have 1-4 years experience within an assistant accounting role ideally from another financial services business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Processing of accruals and prepayments
  • BAS reporting
  • Fixed asset register
  • General ledger/ trial balance duties
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Month end duties
  • As hoc tasks as required


The successful candidate will be self-motivated and possess the following key attributes:

  • Tertiary degree and in the process of undertaking a professional accounting qualification (CA/ CPA or equivalent)
  • Excellent communication skills, with an ability to present and communicate information effectively
  • Strong analytical skills
  • High attention to detail and computer literacy (strong Excel skills are essential)
  • Experience in preparation of balance sheet and profit and loss
  • Experience with a mid-market accounting ledger
  • Previous experience in the financial services industry is preferred but not essential

Feel free to call us directly in Sydney on +61 2 8246 8900 to discuss this position in confidence.

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