Intermediate Accountant

$35.00 - $45.00 hourly
  • Accounting for Midwives
  • Remote (New Zealand)
  • 11 Jun, 2024
Part time Accounting

Job Description

Due to the expansion of our boutique accounting service, we are looking for an experienced Intermediate Accountant to permanently join our supportive and growing team. 

Benefits:

  • Great flexibility with working hours to maintain a healthy work life balance.
  • Remote / work from home, choose your days and hours.
  • Part Time negotiable 15-25 hours per week average.
  • School Holidays can be spent with the family.

Requirements: Prior experience in roles involving preparation GST returns, sole traders and small companies’ year end, community groups, residential rent and taxation is essential. To be successful in this role you will need to have an adaptable personality and have good attention to detail.

The following skills and experience will be supportive of your application:

  • Strong understanding of accounting within New Zealand (3+ years’ experience in New Zealand based accounting firm)
  • A comprehensive understanding of New Zealand tax laws and compliance as it relates to sole traders and small companies.
  • Proficiency in relevant computer software, especially Xero and Xero Workpapers as well as Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Flexibility to concurrently undertake a multitude of tasks and to achieve multiple deadlines.
  • Interacting with IRD, ACC, banks, lawyers and other third parties
  • Client contact via phone and email.
  • Some reviewing work and support of junior staff.
  • Initiative and the capacity to work unsupervised.
  • At times dealing with various client enquiries
  • Discretion in dealing in confidential matters.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in accounting preferred but diplomas also considered with several years of experience.