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Assistant Accountant - Immediate Start

The Opportunity

Are you working towards your CA or CPA? Do you want to join a global organisation and enjoy working with a wide variety of stakeholders? If so, then a role as an Assistant Accountant with Zurich Financial Services Australia could be just what you are looking for.

The Role

As an Assistant Accountant in our General Insurance business, you will provide professional accounting services to the GI Financial Accounting and Reporting Team. Amongst your responsibilities you will prepare and post journal entries, prepare account reconciliations, perform internal controls over financial reporting, draft indirect tax returns, prepare monthly & annual Stamp Duty and FSL returns. In addition, you will assist with month-end, quarter-end and year-end close processes.

In this role you will work with a variety of key stakeholders including Financial Control, General Insurance Actuaries, Taxation team, and our Overseas Zurich offices in relation to intercompany payments.

Your Experience

You will have tertiary qualifications in accounting, finance or a related discipline. You will also be working towards your CA, CPA qualifications, have high attention to detail, sound organisational skills and excellent computer skills including Excel and General Ledger systems such as SAP. Experience working with Insurance or financial/professional services will be held in high regard.

Are you interested in working for a company that values its people and put's its customers and employees at the heart of everything we do? Are you looking for growth opportunities beyond simply a career? Then Zurich could be just the place for you!

Our people are the heart & soul of Zurich. Together we are committed to delivering on our purpose - Let’s Create a Brighter Future Together! 

Our ambition is to become one of the most responsible and impactful businesses in the world. To get there we hire and develop the best talent available. With Zurich, you can expect to work on challenges that will help you grow and to collaborate with a diverse and inclusive global team. 

People are Zurich’s most important asset. Their varied skills, perspectives and experiences drive innovation. And they reflect the breadth and diversity of our customers, suppliers, communities and investors around the world. We are committed to attracting and retaining talented individuals from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Zurich does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or other characteristics protected by applicable law. 

  • Location(s):  AU - North Sydney, AU - Sydney 
  • Remote working: Yes
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Thea Tillson
Closed 6 months ago
Closed 6 months ago
  • Job type:Entry Level Jobs
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  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

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  • Closing Date:11th Jun 2021, 1:59 pm


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