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
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
Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI)
Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs
Service Recognition Awards
Employee Assistance Program
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
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