Accounts Assistant


Zoom Recruitment are partnering with the Australian arm of a leading and long-established global organisation which are a manufacturer and distributor of a range of specialist and bespoke equipment which is employed across a wide range of industry sectors including Mining, Construction, Defence, Emergency Services, Energy, Chemical, Freight and Manufacturing. 


Currently an opportunity has become available for an Accounts Assistant within their head office located in the Penrith area of Western Sydney. This position will see you reporting directly to the Company Accountant and providing strong accounts related assistance across the businesses financial operations including the processing and management of the accounts payable and receivable functions.

  • Manage all outstanding debt by monitoring the company’s debtors accounts and collecting all due and overdue debt on the ledger.
  • Process credit card payments.
  • Process credit notes.
  • Process adhoc price adjustments as authorised by the Managing Director.
  • Conduct credit checks on new customers and set up new customer accounts as part of a credit control function.
  • Record, maintain and manage accounts receivable data in the ERP system.
  • Run month-end statements and issue to customers.
  • Reconcile the general ledger to the subledger.


  • Process all creditor invoices and credit notes and monitor the company’s creditor accounts to ensure payments are processed as agreed with the Financial Controller.
  • Liaise with the purchasing department to ensure overseas payments are on schedule.
  • Schedule foreign exchange payments with intermediary as agreed with the Company Accountant.
  • Staff expense re-imbursements – print and review claims
  • Reconcile the general ledger to the subledger.
  • Record, maintain and manage accounts payable data in the ERP system.


  • Process cash receipts.
  • Process payments.
  • Prepare daily bank reconciliations.
  • Maintain, manage, and monitor a daily and monthly cash flow model to assist in the management of debtor and creditor accounts and to provide pertinent information to the Company Accountant.


  • Process the fortnightly payroll for the operational staff.
  • Create new employees in according to contracts and induction information received form managers.
  • Create and process payments for union and PCYC deductions.

 General Ledger

  • Assets register – review and enter assets into the subledger.
  • Run asset and depreciation reports monthly, and process standing journal.
  • Stock–process labour and overhead recovery journals.
  • Sales – process training and export journals.
  • Rebates – run monthly reports and process journals. Provide sales and rebate data to select customers.
  • Prepayments – review and process journals.
  • Accruals – review and process standing journals.
  • Assist the Company Accountant with adhoc accruals.
  • Assist with other standing journals.
  • Reconciliations – assist the Financial Controller with reconciliations.
  • Budgets – assist the Company Accountant in analysing prior year expenses.


  • Tertiary Accounts / Accounting qualifications (Preferred)
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • minimum 3 years previous experience in a similar position
  • Working knowledge of accounts receivable and payable functions
  • Previous experience working with an accounting ERP system 
  • Strong English communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Advanced MS Office and IT skills
  • Proven ability to manage competing tasks and prioritise work accordingly.
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • An ability to establish and foster effective relationships with reports and senior key stakeholders
  • A strong eye for detail and accuracy


  • A permanent opportunity with a long established, successful and growing organisation with a national and global presence
  • Opportunity to play a major part in the financial function of the business in Australia
  • Scope for progression for the right candidate
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Friendly company culture and excellent working conditions
  • Work/life balance and flexibility
  • On site parking 

If you are seeking a role with within the Australian arm of a successful global company, meet the above criteria and wish to make an impact in this respected organisation, please forward your resume in the first instance by following the prompts or alternatively email:  To find out more call Adam on 02 8834 1500.

  • Specialist global equipment manufacturer
  • Accounts payable / Receivable / Payroll
  • Western Sydney based position.

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Accounting,Accounts Clerk

27th Jul, 2023



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