Accounts Assistant

Hunter Campbell

An exciting opportunity for a passionate and driven Accounts Assistant to join a growing business. This role is on offer after an internal promotion.

  • Fantastic career progression pathway mentored by the Group Accountant
  • Organisation that will support further studies and development
  • Full time hours and CBD location
About the Company:

Our client is a successful market leader in the retail industry and have seen steady growth with exciting new opportunities and ventures recently. With strong performance in their categories of consumer brands both in New Zealand and internationally, our client is now looking for an Accounts Assistant to join their well established team.

About the Role:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Finance team who are friendly, engaged, solutions focused and would love to share their knowledge with you.

The Group Accountant is looking for a motivated Accounts Assistant who is hungry to learn and be mentored through the business. You will have a good understanding of accounts payable, debtor management and general accounts principles.  After taking responsibility for the varied aspects of your role, you will be able to keep developing and growing in other areas of accounting. If you are part qualified or looking to start your CA, the company is very keen help and support you through the process.

The role will be full time, Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm. They have beautiful offices located in the CBD and very close to all public transport offerings. 


  • Ownership of the accounts payable function
  • Managing Purchase Order processing and coding
  • Reconciliations, input of invoices and weekly payment runs
  • Process month end journals
  • Assist with accounts receivable and managing debtors
  • Coordinating with the wider team ensuring customer queries/issues are resolved in a timely manner
  • Daily preparation and reconciliation of several bank accounts
  • Updating and maintaining a rolling payments cashflow forecast
About You:

Ideally you will have previous Accounts Assistant or Accounts Payable experience (1-2 years minimum) or be a recent Accounting graduate.

If you are a proactive, quick learner with high attention to detail and excellent organisation skills, very keen to learn and grow and looking for your next opportunity then please get in touch today! 

This role requires a fairly immediate start so only applications with full and current NZ work rights can be considered.