Assistant Accountant - NSW Government

Job details

Location: NSW - Sydney
Reference: Ad-35498
Posted: about 1 year ago

Job description

A long-term opportunity for an Assistant Accountant to join the finance team in a well-known government organisation.
Based in Sydney’s CBD, the Assistant Accountant’s main duties will be to support the Financial Accountant with daily and monthly accounting processes; including reconciliations, maintaining journals and the preparation reports.


  • Assist with high volume Accounts Payable & Receivable
  • Maintain journals
  • High volume Bank reconciliations
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Preparation of month end Balance Sheet reports
  • Preparation of month end financial reports & variance analysis
  • Preparation of data for fixed assets
  • Assisting in auditing processes
  • Cash flow forecasting and assisting in budgeting
  • Assist in preparation of FBT and tax returns
  • Ad-hoc financial support and requests


  • 1-3 years’ experience within the NSW government essential
  • Be enrolled to complete or currently completing CPA/CA
  • Intermediate-Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with SAP or other large ERP systems

The right candidate will demonstrate:

  • Exceptional written and spoken English
  • Be a team player and demonstrate a good work ethic
  • Be a positive individual who fits into our fun work culture
  • Is outgoing and aspires to progress in their career

Benefits for the role include:

  • A competitive salary
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • The chance to work with a fantastic team and exciting industry


If you meet the requirements as stated, please apply as soon as possible. This is a long-term contract opportunity with the chance of this role becoming permanent.

Please apply if you’re interested, alternatively email Magda Vilaclara at for further questions.



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