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Stowe’s Graduate Accountant Program 2021/22

About the company

Stowe Australia is a leading electrical subcontractor with a pre-eminent industry reputation for performance, quality and reliability. The privately owned company recently celebrated 110 years of service in 2020. With a turnover of $500m+, Stowe employs over 1,500 people across 12 branches around Australia.

The role

The graduate accountant will report directly to the finance manager, and you will be part of a small team where you will gain exposure to a wide range of finance functions including financial accounting, management accounting, budgeting and forecasting, tax and the year end audit process. This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop your technical and professional skills on the job as well as full support to complete the CA program. Stowe is as an Approved Training Employer (ATE) with Chartered Accountants ANZ.

Located on the outskirts of Parramatta CBD, this position will be based at the Rydalmere head office with newly renovated modern facilities and on-site parking. This role offers a competitive salary, 12 RDO’s a year and eligibility for profit share after 12 months of service.

Key Accountabilities

  • Assist with the preparation of the monthly management reports (month end journals, variance analysis, integrity checks, report distribution)
  • Supporting the preparation of the subsidiary company accounts
  • Assist in preparing annual budgets and variance analysis
  • Maintenance of the fixed asset register and motor vehicle fleet administration
  • General Ledger maintenance (integrity checks, coding of transactions and balance sheet reconciliations)
  • Assist in maintaining cashflow forecast
  • Exposure and involvement in ad hoc projects from all areas within Finance and Administration
  • Assist with the preparation of year end audit work papers and liaising with external auditors
  • Supporting the preparation of the FBT return and indirect taxation compliance activities
  • Work proactively with the Finance and Administration team to drive process improvement

About you

  • Completed or near completion of a Commerce or Business degree
  • Excellent organisational skills with a high attention to detail
  • Be a strong team player
  • Strong analytical skills
  • A positive and motivated approach to learning
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills when engaging with both internal and external clients
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Absolute integrity and discretion with very high ethical standards
  • Ability to learn software applications and financial accounting applications
  • Flexibility and persistence
Closed a month ago
Closed a month ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Accounting, Business and Commerce

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, Australian Citizen

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  • Closing Date:29th Oct 2021, 9:00 am


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