Financial Accountant

at Randstad
Published February 28, 2024
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Category Accounting and Finance  
Job Type Freelance  
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance
Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
Minimum of 4 years of experience in accounting


Our client is looking for a motivated Financial Accountant to join their great team in Auckland. They are committed to excellence, innovation, and fostering a culture of collaboration. As a Financial Accountant, you will play a crucial role in ensuring accurate financial reporting, maintaining compliance with regulations, and supporting strategic decision-making.

Position Overview:
This organisation is seeking a detail-oriented and experienced Financial Accountant to join the finance team. In this role, you will be responsible for managing day-to-day accounting activities, preparing financial statements, and supporting audit processes. The ideal candidate is highly organised, with a strong understanding of accounting principles and regulations.
Key Responsibilities:

Prepare and review monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements
Maintain general ledger accounts and reconcile balance sheet accounts on a regular basis.
Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and assist with audit preparations.
Assist with budgeting and forecasting processes, providing financial insights and analysis as needed.
Support month-end and year-end close processes, including journal entries and accruals.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to streamline processes and improve efficiency.
Stay up-to-date on accounting standards and regulations, ensuring compliance and best practices.

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; CA/CPA or equivalent certification preferred.
Minimum of 4 years of experience in accounting, with a focus on financial reporting and analysis.
Strong understanding of NZ IFRS and financial accounting principles.
Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Excel; experience with ERP systems preferred.
Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and resolve issues.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Why Join:

Competitive salary and benefits package
Opportunity to work with a talented team and make a meaningful impact on the organisation.
Collaborative and supportive work environment that values diversity and innovation.
Professional development opportunities to support your growth and career advancement.
If you are a motivated and detail-oriented accountant looking for a rewarding opportunity, please do reach out.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.