Accounts Administrator

An exciting opportunity to join a successful company as an Accounts Administrator!

Your new company

This company is a dynamic, privately owned company specialising in residential and commercial developments covering everything from civil to vertical construction. With a strategic and ambitious growth mindset we realise that our people and our team culture are our strength in delivering high quality turn-key packages to our customers, with a service that is second-to-none. Due to the continued growth of our business an opportunity exists for an experienced Accounts Administrator, based in Christchurch and being responsible for the Administration/Finance and general office requirements of our business, both locally and regionally within NZ

Your new role

The Accounts Administrator will report to the Managing Director and will have working relationships with the Directors, Business Unit General Managers and the Project Co-Ordinator.

Key Accountabilities
• Provision of timely and accurate information to inform Senior Leadership Team decision making
• Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
• Financial administration is completed in a timely and accurate manner
• Support business operation with a focus on continuously improving financial systems and performance
• Process accounts receivable invoices accurately and within appropriate time frames
• Ensure all accounts payable invoices are approved by the appropriate date of each month for all business units
• Process approved accounts payable invoices accurately and within appropriate time frames
• Oversee and ensure payment of all AP accounts for all business units in a timely manner
• Process staff expense claims and ensure these are appropriately authorised
• Reconcile accounts payable and receivable monthly
• Resolve Account Queries
• Code transactions appropriately
• Complete monthly bank reconciliations accurately and within appropriate time frames
• Ensure compliance with statutory returns, deductions and other legislatively mandated requirements
• Check fortnightly payroll and process payments
• Reconcile payroll records and ensure all information is kept secure and confidential
• Prepare GST, FBT and PAYE returns and reconciliations for sign off
• PAYE, FBT, GST, Provisional Tax etc. returns and reconciliations are prepared on time and accurately
• Liaise with Managing Director and Accountant to ensure all company IRD obligations are met on time and accurately
• Ensure the financial administration systems meet the requirements of the business and that information is reliable and accessible
• Ensure the processes and practices within the financial administration function reflects the requirements of the business
• Ensure data safety through effective management of systems and back-up processes
• Complete any other assignments, projects or responsibilities delegated or assigned by the Directors and Business Unit General Managers
• Assist with other administrative tasks as required, for example, to cover leave absence
• Respond positively to requests for assistance in other areas, and undertake new work tasks with enthusiasm, interest and good humour
• Complying with all Health and Safety requirements as outlined in the Health and Safety Manual

What you'll need to succeed

• Background of working in a finance department is essential, preferably with extensive experience of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable functions and general administration duties
• Professional standards of written and verbal communication, general office and business administration skills
• Working knowledge and capability with information and communication technology
• Knowledge and experience in Lentune, Costcon and Xero software packages would be an advantage, however not critical.
• Must have a great sense of humour and contribute to our team culture #2668712


Job Type
Accounting Support
Closing date
25 Aug 2022

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Olivia Gill, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Christchurch
Ground Floor, 131 Victoria Street, Christchurch Central

Telephone: 036695531

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