Group Assistant Accountant

Transaction Services Group

Join our growing Finance Team as an Assistant Accountant

  • Develop your career at one of NZ's fastest growing businesses
  • Global business going from strength to strength
  • Excellent benefits including work from home, health and life insurance etc
Overview

TSG is looking for a Group Assistant Accountant to be responsible for the timely and accurate completion of group level accounting, group level payments and cash management, on monthly, quarterly and annual reporting cycles. As well as being responsible for the maintenance of group documentation such as group and treasury contracts, board minutes and dividend declaration minutes.
 
About Us

We’re TSG. There’s a good chance you’ve not heard of us yet – we’re just getting going. We’re the people who power gyms, fitness facilities, childcare centers and independent personal trainers in a load of places across the globe (US, Aus, NZ, UK, Japan, France, and Canada, with more to come) with leading edge business management software and integrated payment solutions. We’re bringing together the very best companies in the industry through smart, intentional acquisition. And we’re getting ready to go big.
 
Our future is exciting. We’ll be one of the best companies to work for; empowering our clients to do what they love; we’ll be the market leader in our areas of expertise. And we’ve only just started.
 
Why work for us:
 
We are one of New Zealand’s fastest growing businesses with an exciting future as we continue to grow at an incredible rate. We offer flexible working hours including working from home, health and life insurance as well as free fruit, weekly coffee etc.
 
Position Overview
 
Key responsibilities include: Work alongside and support the Group Accountant in managing the following:
  • Performance of monthly group level accounting, such as group accruals and group balance sheet reconciliations
  • Performance of accounts payable functions for group related costs
  • Accounting for intercompany transactions and group recharges, communicating group recharges to business unit managers in a timely manner
  • Maintenance of group bank accounts, bank reconciliations and accounting for banking transactions
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts and consolidation
  • Maintaining orderly work papers relating to supporting calculations and schedules
  • Maintaining documentation such as group related contracts, group loan agreements, dividend declarations
  • Maintaining P&L and Balance Sheet of holding (non-trading) entities
  • Assist with preparing GST, VAT, RWT, NRWT returns for holding entities
  • Assist with the preparation of holding entity statutory financial statements
  • Providing support throughout the audit process
Requirements

To be considered for this role, your CV should demonstrate the following: 
  • Practical experience working with a computer-based accounting package. We use NetSuite and MYOB so prior experience with this system would be an advantage.
  • Experience completing and maintaining multi-currency transactions in the accounting system
  • Experience running an end to end payables process
  • Experience with preparing the month end close of a trial balance
  • Excellent communications skills – able to convey financial information accurately and clearly, and able to communicate/interact with people at all levels within the organisation
  • Excellent levels of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Self-starter with strong organisation and time management skills, with a deadline oriented mind-set
  • Strong Microsoft Excel capabilities
Please apply with CV and cover letter highlighting your relevant skills and experience.