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Assistant Accountant – Accounts Receivable (9-month contract) | Sydney

Apply Now Location: Sydney
Job Type: Contract
Job Area: Finance
Applications Close: 31.08.2018

Liberty International Underwriters offers specialty and commercial line insurance and reinsurance across Asia Pacific. 

Find out what it takes to be part of a global Fortune 100 company that exists to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow

  • Global company
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Career development opportunities
  • Team-work culture

 Key responsibilities

  • Updating and allocating receipts and payments in accordance with the company’s policy and procedural guidelines.
  • Maintaining current debtors at an acceptable level in accordance with specific objectives.
  • Responsible for ensuring unallocated cash is maintained at a minimum level and followed up actively
  • Assisting Credit Controller with debtor related queries and unallocated cash variances from internal and external customers.
  • Monitoring, reconciling and completing cash management of the bank account in a timely manner.
  • Informing Treasury Management and Credit Controller regarding current unallocated cash and current debtor issues that may arise.
  • Conducting regular banking activities using the online banking platform.
  • Maintaining records of documents processed for ready access and producing various reports when required.
  • Assisting with month end accounting procedures and with the production of monthly or quarterly reports as required.
  • Responsible for keeping up to date procedural notes/manual for all assigned tasks.
  • Contributing to projects and process efficiency reviews as required
  • Prioritising work commitments ensuring daily workflows are managed effectively.
  • Demonstrating behavior at all times in line with the LIU core values.
  • Ensuring compliance with all legal, statutory and corporate affairs requirements on a timely basis.

Qualifications and Soft skills

  • Holds an accounting qualification and HSC (or equivalent with 3-5 years’ experience in Accounts Receivable will be preferred).
  • General knowledge of the finance/accounting field beyond Accounts Receivable role will be an advantage.
  • Previous relevant experience in general insurance industry is preferred.
  • Excellent working knowledge of PC based systems and applications such as SAP, Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required. High ability to manage through IT systems
  • Possess strong stakeholder engagement abilities, providing solutions and advising on-the-spot/real-time.
  • Able to prioritise in accordance with the business’ needs and has good time management abilities.
  • Must have the ability to build solid relationships, coupled with proven administrative and organisational skills.
  • Has the ability to drive results, analytical and focus on outcomes.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills. Must also be a clear and concise communicator.
  • Has advanced continuous improvement and process management skills.

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