Assistant Accountant

at Compass Group New Zealand
Published November 5, 2023
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Category Accounting and Finance  
Job Type Full-time  


Assistant Accountant Compass Group New Zealand location Auckland.

Great Parnell location + easy access to public transport + flexible working. New Zealand's leading provider of food services. Competitive Salary + annual incentive scheme + discounts on Health insurance etc.

The opportunity Since finance touches on so many parts of Compass, it creates lots of opportunities to move in the operational and commercial space and one such exciting opportunity is for an Assistant Accountant based at our National Support Office in Auckland. This position provides support to the finance team and the wider Compass Group New Zealand (CGNZ) to perform, including but not limited to timely, accurate, and efficient month-end closing, GST and FBT returns, Fixed Asset Register maintenance, Lease contract and Lease Accounting, cost allocation, Year End audit and improving internal finance and operating controls.

Your responsibilities accounting duties including Fixed Asset Register maintenance for Accounting and Tax, Daily reconciliations of all the bank accounts etc. Auditing & Compliance - assisting in the year-end audit, preparation of financial statements, Participating in all financial auditing processes etc.

Maintaining complete and clear notes to aid visibility and future interrogation as well as using formal and informal opportunities to talk with stakeholders and influence decision-making to ensure sound positive outcomes.

Identify and implement opportunities for improvement and streamlining of existing financial processes and workflows and adherence to internal control requirements (Key Financial Controls). Participate in business improvement and efficiency projects and participate in cross-functional project teams.

About you newly graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting. Strong numeric and reconciliation skills. Working knowledge of all MS Office programmes. Strong time management skills.

Benefit & perks competitive remuneration + annual performance bonus. Training & Development Programs. Career Development Opportunities. Discounts on Medical insurance, and banks, to hotels, insurance, and more. Rewards and recognition. Flexible working, EAP Services.

About us We are New Zealand's leading and largest provider of food and support services across multiple industries. These industry sectors are managed by our sub-brands Eurest, Chartwells, Restaurant Associates, Medirest, and ESS.

We specialise in turning ordinary acts of service into extraordinary experiential moments for our clients. With innovative and talented teams across New Zealand, we transform experiences from being good to great.

Our people are awesome, they breathe life into our brands and make great things happen.

Our strength comes from the combination of the things we have in common - our shared values, vision, and purpose and to make our commitment unique for you - respect, growth, and teamwork are the founding pillars of these commitments.

We are an equal-opportunity employer; we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees. Successful candidates will be able to satisfactorily pass a police clearance.

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