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Graduate Finance Assistant


The Capital Transport Group is a leading edge supplier of express couriers, taxi trucks and warehousing with offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.  Substantial investment has been made in the development of despatch and tracking systems which provide our customers with an end to end transport solution and a competitive edge in the market.

Our head office is located in Clayton North Victoria; our Sydney office is located in Rydalmere, Brisbane office in Coopers Plains, Perth office in High Wycombe and our Adelaide office is in Stepney.

The Capital Transport Group employs people of outstanding calibre and offers a unique environment where staff are valued and rewarded.  We invest in the growth and development of our people to ensure they have the best tools and knowledge to perform their roles and achieve their goals.

Position Summary

As a Finance Assistant, you will report directly to the Financial Accountant.  It is the responsibility of this position to provide professional & operational support to the Finance Department on a day to day basis and the wider business as and when required.

The Finance Assistant will support the business to meet per period client collections targets, minimise bad debts, maximise group cash flow as well as effectively manage administration tasks as detailed within.  

The Finance Assistant will support the business through auditing and reporting on existing processes with the ongoing view to improving efficiency and effectiveness.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist to plan, organise and prioritise client ledgers each period to maximise accounts receivable
  • Escalate overdue accounts to the Financial Accountant  for Bad Debt or solicitor referral
  • Collect revenue within the trading terms and abiding by the Capital Transport Group collection policies and procedures
  • Prepare and distribute client invoices no later than the day after end of period close off
  • Accurately enter financial transactions into the TMS reconciling against the bank statements 
  • Prepare client account reconciliations
  • Maintain client details in the TMS as required
  • Assist senior management with the set up and implementation of various projects
  • Provide support to Financial Accountant in all facets of cost control across the business
  • Prepare accurate and timely reports for the National Management Team
  • Perform any reasonable tasks or requests by your Manager
  • Compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) responsibilities as outlined
  • Attend team meeting’s as required 
  • Attend 1:1 meetings with your Manager as required



  • Language:  High
  • Mathematical: Moderate
  • Reasoning:  Moderate


  • Desirable - undergoing tertiary qualifications in business/commerce or related discipline
  • In your penultimate year of study and willing to defer your studies for 2022 to undertake the full-time placement OR
  • Recently graduated in business/commerce or related discipline
  • Commitments to work within defined business processes
  • Willingness to learn and can do attitude
Closed 9 days ago
Closed 9 days ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Accounting, Administration, Banking and Finance, Business

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, Australian Citizen

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  • Program Duration


  • Closing Date:14th Jan 2022, 6:00 am


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