Assistant Accountant/ Accounts Payable Officer

Bouygues Construction Australia

Processing invoices, employee expense claims, subcontractor claims and assist with month end close, accounting journal posting and FBT data collection

  • High profile global Construction/Civil Engineering Company
  • Based in North Sydney
  • Career development in an international organization
A great opportunity to join our Finance team.
About us
Bouygues Construction Australia is part of the Bouygues Construction Group – a global construction and civil engineering company dedicated to sharing innovations to create and deliver some of the world’s most ambitious projects across the building, civil and energy & services markets.   Active in over 80 countries and with annual sales of AUD17bn, Bouygues Construction employs more than 50,000 staff worldwide.  
The Australian business is undergoing a period of exponential growth, following a run of successful PPP, D&C and EPC and O&M tenders in the major transport, renewable energy and building sectors. Bouygues is delivering the NorthConnex, Melbourne Metro and WestConnex projects and a number of large scale solar farms across Australia, and has recently acquired a building company to deepen its building capability in the market.

The role

1. Accounts receivable functions (if required):
  • prepare and submit customer invoice
  • coordinate deposit activities and perform all necessary account, bank and other reconciliations
2. Accounts payable functions :
  • verify the accuracy of invoices and other accounting document
  • sort, code and enter payable data
  • prepare payments for signature
3. Process employee expense claim and debit card transactions;
4. Posting subcontractor valuation into SAP;
5. Assist with SAP Concur implementation;
6. Assist with accounting journal posting;
7. Assist with month end balance sheet reconciliation;
8. Maintain FBT data register;
9. Coordinate timely and accurately accounting data with other departments locations and divisions as required;
10. Attend vendor enquiries and maintain good working relationships with external and internal stakeholders; and
11. Perform filing and other general administrative tasks

Qualification and Experience
  • Tertiary Qualification in Accounts / CPA Certificate
  • 1 - 3 years’ experience in accounts / database processing
  • Previous experience in Accounts Payables
  • Experience in journal posting
  • Experience as an assistant accountant

Skills and Knowledge
  • Reliable, methodical, inquisitive and energetic
  • Good interpersonal skills, attentive and have common sense.
  • Analytical and Problem solving
  • Team player
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • High accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good time management
  • Good Communication skills
  • Logic thinking
  • Proactive
  • Continuous process improvement
  • Resilient to changing environment
  • SAP knowledge