Assistant Accountant - Permanent / Full Time

Auckland - Central Auckland

A terrific opportunity is available for a motivated, experienced full time Assistant Accountant looking for a working environment located in Mt Eden to join our Finance team.

Odyssey is a leading organisation in their sector and is renowned for fostering a workplace culture that is welcoming, rewarding and professional.


The successful applicant will be dedicated, hard-working, be technically proficient and have accounting experience. You can demonstrate initiative and are a team player. Pays attention to detail and initiates self-checking procedures; ensures high levels of accuracy and consistent quality. Ideally with business services industry experience, you will have had exposure to a large ERP system and be proficient with Microsoft office, including Excel.  Qualifications include:

  • A Finance related qualification
  • A full, clean driver’s licence
  • Legal entitlement to work in New Zealand


Your role will include but not be limited to the following duties:

  • Ownership of all bank transactions, including; Banking, coding transactions in ERP, reconciliations
  • Liquidity and treasury functions as required including; ensuring daily the required bank balances for payments and interest income
  • Credit Card reconciliations and system administration. Setting limits for card users
  • Trust account administration, transactions and reconciliations
  • Cash flow monitoring, reporting and maintenance of forecasting tools
  • Provide support to the AP/AR/Payroll functions during month end and cover roles when required
  • Monitors quality and devises systems to support continuous improvement
  • Other ad-hoc duties as requested by management

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary package
  • Central location
  • Friendly, rewarding, professional working environment

Police and MSD clearance checks will be required for this role. We are a smoke-free organisation and an equal opportunity employer.

All applicants should include a CV, cover letter and complete the online application form. For all enquiries please contact Jared Johanson, HR Advisor on 09 2815653.

Closing date: Monday 19th February 2018 @ 4.00pm

Job Description

Applications close: 19 Feb 2018