Assistant Accountant
Echelon Group
5d ago
  • Newly Created Role
  • Fast Paced Civil Construction Sector
  • Based Near Christchurch Airport
  • Isaac Construction is at the forefront of developing and maintaining Canterbury and South Island roads and infrastructure.

    With a 60 year track record, Isaac Construction has earned its reputation for excellence, hiring the best people, adopting rigorous safety standards and providing staff with the latest equipment.

    The Group combines first class contracting services with a strong commitment to conservation and the protection of endangered species.

    Today, the company has over 300 specialist personnel delivering a wide range of services.

    The Assistant Accountant position is a new role which has been created to meet the needs of the business as it grows. Reporting to the Finance Manager and forming part of an accounting and admin team of 9, this role is responsible for the reporting and collation of relevant information for companies within the group.

    Key duties will include :

  • Assisting with the preparation of financial accounts
  • General ledger reconciliations
  • Preparation of all statutory returns and tax requirements (GST, PAYE, FBT & ACC)
  • Maintenance of the fixed asset register and capex process
  • Daily cash-flow and banking
  • Processing of approved supplier invoices
  • Management of the accounts receivable ledger including debt collection
  • Preparation of monthly management reports
  • To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate experience in a similar role and will be confident using Microsoft Excel and financial accounting systems (Isaac uses Nimbus).

    You will have a pragmatic thinking style with excellent communication skills and will have a positive and focused approach.

    Working in the civil construction sector means you will need to be confident dealing with people at all levels, with a range of different styles and personalities.

    You will need to be adaptable and resilient and able to switch between changing priorities with ease.

    In return you will be joining a business with a strong and long standing reputation in the South Island and will be supported towards furthering your career, whether it be working towards your CA qualification or learning new skills within the accounting field.

    Initial enquiries can be made by emailing Kerri Jennings on kerri.jennings Please apply online at

    Isaac Construction is working exclusively with Echelon Group regarding the recruitment of this position. To be considered for this role you must contact Echelon Group directly as applications through other agencies will not be accepted.

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