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Finance Assistant

Job details

Location: NSW - Sydney
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Reference: Ad-22557
Posted: 12 days ago

Job description

My client is a global music corporation and a key player in the industry representing some of the biggest Artists and Bands in the world.   
 
They are currently on the lookout for a superstar Finance assistant to join the team on a permanent basis.
 
The role:   
Predominately managing the Accounts Payable function; liaising with outsourced AP team to ensure creditor transactions are fully and accurately recorded in the ledger on a timely basis, and ensuring overall integrity of the accounts payable system including controls.  
You will also provide support to the Finance team, including varied invoicing, journal processing, reconciliations, external reporting and analysis. 
 

Accounts Payable 

  • Manage Accounts Payable function in conjunction with outsourced AP team. Including setup and review of payment runs, and ensuring integrity of AP transactions within ledger 
  • Prepare allocation and coding for invoices 
  • Review of Aged Creditors to ensure all invoices processed and accounted for in a timely manner 
  • Contact suppliers directly where onshore support required  
  • Ensure Purchase Orders (PO) are raised and approved when required  
  • Prepare AP reports as and when required 

Accounting systems 

  • Add new division and expense codes as required 
  • Review purchase order controls and monitor use of the PO system  
  • Organise addition of new users to all accounting systems  
  • Assign Business Units for new projects in Salesforce  
  • Train all new staff on financial systems as and when required 

Invoicing 

  • Preparation of sundry invoices, including liaising with outsourced AR team  
  • Preparation of recharge invoices, including reconciliations 
  • Follow up of outstanding invoices and unallocated deposits 

Monthly Accounting  

  • Prepare various adhoc month-end journals and accruals  
  • Manage trust account transactions, including reconciliations and timely payments. 
  • Perform balance sheet account reconciliations ensuring adequate follow up and resolution of outstanding items 
  • Collate balance sheet reconciliations from team for Manager review 
  • Review of monthly intercompany reconciliation and coordinating intercompany netting process  
  • Assist with preparation of P&D accounting  
  • Preparation of monthly ARIA reporting and ARIA audit files  
  • Preparation of monthly studio accounting 

Other 

  • Assist with internal and external audits  
  • Assist in prepare of narratives and flowcharts for all finance related sections including annual testing 
  • Maintain Cabcharge books and register 
  • Adhoc tasks as required by Management 

The ideal candidate: 

  • To be considered for this position, you will meet the following requirements;  
  • Have tertiary qualifications in Accounting 
  • Strong command of MS Excel 
  • Ideally have experience in JDE ERP system  
  • Will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in similar type roles 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal is mandatory  

Whats on offer: 

  • Great work culture with team social events, Friday beers overlooking Sydney harbour, flexible working arrangements, dress down every day, team building events  
  • Immediate start 
  • Great CBD location, minutes’ walk from train station