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Assistant Accountant (contract)

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Work type: Full time - Contract
Location: Sydney
Categories: Finance

 Download File PD_Finance_Assistant Accountant May 2017.pdf

We are seeking a keen and enthusiastic Assistant Accountant to provide support to our Treasury Manager and Financial Accounting Manager on a 9 month contract basis. 

Please see attached Position Description for further information. 

About the role:

In this role, you will be involved with (but not limited to):

  • Overseeing the daily preparation of bank reconciliations and processing of transactions from bank statements for the main operating accounts.
  • Daily EFT payments and administration of periodic payments via online banking
  • Assist in daily cashflow management and funding of operating accounts
  • Assist in maintenance of Expense Management System (ChromeRiver) and answering allocation queries
  • Review and preparation of monthly results for various teams against budget

About you:

You will demonstrate:

  • Accounting degree or diploma
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with accounting software/GL systems
  • Basic accounting/bookkeeping experience
  • Knowledge of Elite 3E practice management system or another computerised general ledger package would be well regarded
  • A background in Legal or professional services will be looked upon favourably
  • Flexibility, energy, initiative and a 'can-do' attitude

About us:

As a leading international law firm headquartered in Asia and recognised as one of the world's most innovative law firms, King & Wood Mallesons offers a different perspective to commercial thinking and the client experience. With access to a global platform, a team of over 2000 lawyers in 27 locations around the world, we work with clients to help them understand local challenges, navigate through regional complexity, and to find commercial solutions that deliver a competitive advantage for our clients.

What we offer:

We strive to create a positive, stimulating and diverse work environment - one that is based on teamwork, learning, open communication and knowledge sharing.

We have initiatives in place that ensure that the firm's culture is welcoming and supportive. We offer flexible working practices to help you meet your work, family and lifestyle commitments, along with exceptional training opportunities, mentoring programs and other benefits.

How to apply:

Please apply by selecting the "apply now" link below and completing an online application form.

For further information on this role, please contact Emma Mahoney at emma.mahoney@au.kwm.com


If you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, you must hold all visas and other approvals necessary for you to work for the firm in Australia.

King & Wood Mallesons is an equal opportunity employer.

All job applications must be submitted through kwm.com, Seek, LinkedIn or an authorised agency, applications through any other third party websites will not be accepted



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