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Senior Accounts Administrator

Posted 22 January 2024
What is in it for youFlexible hours + Job stability
Job type Permanent
SectorAccountingCorporate Services

Job description

  • Choose 35 or 40 hr week, flexible start time
  • Job security, small CBD office team, very stable
  • Interesting reconciliation role in specialist Finance sector

The role

  • Join a Finance team and work with client bank accounts in a specialist reconciliation role
  • A very successful private NZ co supporting the SME sector, where you will enjoy providing accounting/admin support within the Auckland Branch's small team
  • May well suit a candidate from the Banking/Finance sector, or who has interest in.


Accounting tasks

  • On a daily basis export overnight Bank statements
  • Check on overnight transfers
  • Upload/code bank feeds in MYOB
  • AML reporting transactions
  • Upload invoices for manual clients - excel spreadsheets provided
  • If any funds are received in wrong bank accounts, identifying the correct owner and transferring it to them (training on this and above with handover)
  • Weekly transfer funds received previous week
  • Monthly bank reconciliations for all client bank accounts; internal bank accounts for all currencies (the FX side is a smaller aspect, simple and can be learnt)
  • Uploading data from Datawise into MYOB and Excel
  • Inputting all creditor invoices including company credit cards
  • Doing journal entries for prepayments, depreciation, accruals and reconciling the balances between excel spreadsheet and MYOB
  • Reconciliations eg of client balances for all currencies between MYOB and excel
  • Reconciliation of income, GST (code review)
  • Interest payments, accruals
  • Scanning all documents to company drive for Accountants (PWC) eg creditor invoices, bank statements, loan statements, credit card statements
  • Entering figures into P & L (Accountants then take this over)
  • As required through the month doing debtors reconciliation for all clients and payment of creditors on the 20th

Administration tasks:

  • Liaise with Landlord for any issues with the premises
  • Identifying documents for destruction which are offsite
  • Order stationery/kitchen provisions
  • Take documents to safe, 2x week go to Post Office (shared with other admin staff member)
  • Other tasks as required, covering two other staff when on leave, and vice versa


  • Will have solid accounting/reconciliation experience ie General Ledger
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Great communication skills and a warm personality!
  • Be self-managed, with a mature approach, trustworthy and calm, as you will be liaising with three other internal offices around NZ, but working with just one other in administration onsite in the Auckland office
  • Will be using MYOB, Xero and also Excel extensively, and will learn lending software
  • Someone who loves varied reconciliations


  • Terrific working conditions, warm and friendly colleagues
  • Hours can be 35 or 40 hours/week
  • Salary neg $65-75k (prorata if working less hours)
  • Annual salary review
  • Loyal and stable team, who have been with the company many many years
  • Only available due to person leaving after 15 years!
  • Travel insurance cover for you/family globally (excl USA)
  • Staff functions eg mid-winter Christmas
  • Stability offered as opposed to career growth (thus someone working towards becoming an Accountant would not suit) but some accounting papers may be helpful
  • An office based role in the CBD close to transport
  • Potential to start from mid February
  • Generous handover
  • Central city location eg on Northshore Bus route

To apply:

  • To be considered for this terrific position, please do send an updated resume ASAP to Sue Brash by clicking apply now. Ph 022 6188011