Job title: Assistant Accountant - Construction
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Other Locations
Industry: Business Support
Salary $75000 - $85000 per annum
Reference: BH-12722
Contact name: Katie Mitchell
Contact email:
Job description
Your new employer is a true leader with three decades of excellence in Construction Services and Labour Hire across Victoria. They’re not about being the biggest but all about being the best – a tight-knit crew where teamwork and collaboration are more than just words on paper. As they ride the wave of exciting growth, we're in search of an Assistant Accountant. This is your chance to take your career under the wing of their CFO and be a vital part of their extended Finance team.

The Role

This is a highly transactional role and you'll be responsible for managing crucial aspects of administration and financial operations; collaborating with the CFO on various tasks, and contributing to the smooth financial management of the company.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct bank reconciliations and subsidiary ledger support
  • Support in payroll GL postings and reconciliations
  • Monitor subsidiary debtors' ledger and project transactions
  • Assist the CFO in accounting software integration
  • Review project cost and cash flow reports
  • Maintain project bank guarantee and leasing schedules
  • Prepare cost centre financial statements and reconcile sub-ledger trial balances
  • Review and support Workcover remuneration estimates
  • Review trade creditor applications and manage credit processes
  • Assist with EBA payroll processing and statutory compliance

The Person

Required Skills & Experience:

The CFO is known for being supportive, collaborative, and passionate. We welcome candidates for the position of Assistant Accountant, whether at the junior, intermediate or experienced level, with comprehensive training provided.

Given the transactional nature of this role, it may best suit someone with prior experience working in a small team or standalone Finance or Bookkeeping role.

  • Prior experience working as an Accounts/Finance Officer, Assistant Accountant or Bookkeeper.
  • Building and Construction Industry experience is preferred - Mining, Transport & Logistics industry experience would also be highly transferrable
  • Experience in a transactional accounting role is essential
  • Excellent time management, prioritisation skills and attention to detail
  • High level of English communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Working knowledge of employment conditions associated with Payroll
  • Deep interest in learning and developing your skillset

Perks & Benefits:
  • Flexible start and finish times to accommodate preferences and family commitments
  • Regular team-building events and annual trips away
  • Inclusivity is taken seriously, boasting a 50/50 gender split and multicultural workforce
  • Industry leading tenures - employees are committed to the business, feel valued and supported
  • Ongoing learning and development and in-depth training provided
  • Free onsite car parking
  • Zero micromanagement tolerance

How to Apply

Does this align with your next career step? Send your up-to-date CV to Katie at Fetch Recruitment by clicking APPLY.

For more information about the role, you can reach me at or call 0421 483 177.

All applications are treated with the utmost confidentiality and discretion.

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