Assistant Accountant

Stantec Australia

Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


Assistant Accountant - ( 230000T8 )


Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

About the role:

We are currently seeking a motivated Accountant Assistant to join our dynamic APAC finance team based in Melbourne. We are ideally looking for seasoned Assistant Accountant to provide finance and accounting support for the Australian business operations. This is achieved by ensuring accurate financial reporting, adhering to internal controls, including Stantec’s accounting policies and procedures, and compliance with taxation and other governance requirements.

Our flexible working arrangement offers work from home and tailored flexible working hours. Our supportive work environment allows you to tailor your career path ensuring a planned investment into your training and development as well as access to long term career opportunities.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Fixed Asset management

  • Preparation of bank reconciliations

  • Cashflow

  • Monthly journal preparation

  • Assisting with intercompany invoicing and monthly reporting

  • Reconciling and managing prepayments

  • Completing balance sheet reconciliations

  • Assisting with fringe benefit analysis

  • Assisting with expense analysis

  • Complete all work in line with Stantec Core Values and in accordance with the Stantec Quality Systems and Project Quality Procedures

  • Other duties as reasonably required


To be successful for this role you'll need:

  • Tertiary qualification in Accounting/Finance, or working towards CPA or CA

  • Knowledge of IFRS principles coupled with significant experience in financial or management accounting

  • Significant experience in ERP systems, preferably Oracle

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills

  • Solid understanding of SOX principles and Internal controls is highly desirable

  • Organisational skills to prioritise work within the team to meet business needs and deadlines

  • Attention to detail to ensure accuracy of reports

  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills to interact with a broad range of audiences in multiple countries.

What we offer

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Flexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment.

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs including Global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

  • Mentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others

  • Professional Memberships

  • Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI)

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About us

The Stantec community unites approximately 25,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, water, energy, resources, water, environmental, transport and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning begins the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work.

How to apply

If you are interested and believe you would be a good fit, submit your application online including a CV and Cover Letter

Notice to recruitment agencies: Please note that we do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies.

Primary Location : Australia-Victoria-Melbourne

Organization : BC-3095 Financial Services-Australia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Feb 16, 2023, 6:11:03 PM

Req ID: 230000T8

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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