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Location: Tullamarine, VIC, Australia
Date Posted: Dec 6, 2019
Caterpillar Financial currently has an opportunity for an experienced Assistant Accountant to join the Finance team, located in Tullamarine.
In this role you will assist qualified accountants to perform accounting duties of an entry level nature.
You will be responsible for; reconciling leasing or other systems to the general ledger; preparing reconciliations; preparing reports; researching, clearing, and communicating booking or posting errors to the appropriate parties; conducting or assisting in the documentation of accounting projects; preparing or assisting in the preparation of accounting reports and year-end activities.
This role will offer you a wide variety of responsibilities in a friendly and supportive environment.
Further duties may include;
•Performs daily and monthly reconciliations of assigned bank accounts to the General Ledger.
•Cash application to Accounts Receivable system.
•Accounts payable duties.
•Applies knowledge of basic accounting methods and procedures.
Understands and assist with the established continuous improvement objectives for the department.
To be successful in this role you will need to;
•Demonstrated ability to seek out relevant information.
•An understanding of accounting distribution principles and demonstrated ability to verify correctness and completeness of such information.
•Ability to create and maintain Excel spreadsheets and Word documents.
•Data manipulation abilities in Excel.
•Must show initiative, leadership, accountability and the ability to communicate effectively within departmental teams.
•Must be a good team player and ability to work in a team environment.
•Accounting degree with relevant work experience