Assistant Accountant - Productions

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Work type: Full time
Location: Sydney

Seven West Media is the leading, listed national multi-platform media business based in Australia comprising Seven Television; Pacific Magazines, the country’s second largest magazine group by readership; Yahoo!7 one of the nation’s most successful internet platforms, as well as Western Australia’s leading newspaper, The West Australian and associated WA regional newspapers and radio stations.

An exciting full time opportunity exists for an Assistant Accountant within our Finance department in the Productions division.

Reporting to the Commercial Manager – Productions, the Assistant Accountant will be primarily responsible for the administration and control of the daily finance function. The successful candidate will be confident assisting with general ledger financial management and take control of reconciliations and reporting.

Other key duties include:

  • Assistance in processing month end general ledger journals
  • Preparation of month end balance sheet reconciliations
  • Monthly financial reports and variance analysis for management
  • Planning and preparing annual budgets and forecasts
  • Preparation and submission of Government production rebates
  • Support in the preparation of FBT, Company tax returns, and Statutory accounts

To be considered for this opportunity you will ideally have previous accounting and/ or payroll experience, be proficient in the use of MS Excel, will pride yourself on your excellent attention to detail and you will be conversant in general ledger reconciliations and finance packages. 

You will also have excellent time management skills, demonstrate initiative and enthusiasm and have a committed approach to meeting deadlines.  A strong customer service focus and ability to quickly build positive relationships with internal stakeholders is also essential.

We are seeking applicants who have tertiary qualifications in Accounting / Business or similar, as well as part or full CPA/CA qualifications.

To be considered for this opportunity please apply using the link below.

Applications close 16 February 2018.

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