Assistant Accountant

Posted 30 January 2024
Salary$40 - $45 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineAccountant - Chartered/CPA (General)Accounting

Job description

Located in Tullamarine at Melbourne Airport, we are currently seeking an Accountant to join our Global Client.  
Your responsibilities will include providing key business information and analysis to department partners to enable expense, headcount and volumetric targets to be achieved and maintained locally and internationally.  
Role Overview
This 12 month contract opportunity will also have a specific emphasis on: 
  • Provides key business information and analysis to business to enable expense, headcount and volumetric 
  • Monitors general ledger entries and processing streams to ensure the reliability of general ledger information 
  • Preparation of local statutory accounts as well as for USGAAP and AGAAP corporate and location management reporting  
  • Prepares and analyzes financial performance reports 
  • Collaborates with department leaders in the development of capital, expense and personnel plans for forecasting and budgeting.  
  • Provides expertise on how to use financial data, the application of accounting guidelines, standards, procedures and policies. 
About You
You will also have the as a minimum, the following qualifications and experience: 
  • CPA Qualified 
  • Experience working with GAAP  
  • Strong MS Skills 
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant or Certified Practicing Accountant (highly desirable)  
  • At least 5 years work experience within a large accounting or global corporate firms (ideal) 
  • High level of organisational, interpersonal, communication, analytical skills 
  • The ability to adapt to a rapidly changing portfolio of services 
To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate total commitment to the company values including safety, quality, ethics and business controls. An open communicator, your ability to build sound working relationships will enable you to work effectively within a strong team-based culture.  
Please call our Recruitment Team on 03 8632 9900 for a confidential discussion or apply online today.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.