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Japanese-speaking Graduate/Student Accountant — Casual Position

About Our Client

Our client is an established & growing Accounting & Taxation Services firm providing a range of professional services that include Accounting, Business Advisory and Taxation.

About Role

Please note that the applications are acceptable but the process of employment has been on hold until the Stage 4 lockdown is lifted.

We have an excellent opportunity for a graduate/student accountant who can assist a principal accountant(s) in the preparation of accounting, tax and financial documents/reports as requested by clients on a part-time basis. 

As a graduate/student accountant, you will gain hands-on experience working alongside professionals who will supervise and provide you with full training in the specialised areas of accounting, tax and business advisory.  

The applicant needs to be a graduate or in their 2nd/3rd year of studies, display strong attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Japanese and has a proactive approach to work.

*This role is expected to work overtime to discharge job duties during busy periods.

Job Tasks

It is expected that you will work in independently with a high degree of care, diligence and skill reasonably to be expected of a professional and duly qualified person.

Your duties include but is not limited to the following:

  • General office duties (photocopy, answering telephone, filing etc.)
  • Attend post office to send documents for business
  • Maintenance of outgoing mail register 
  • Preparation of letters using precedent forms (tax returns + assessments) 
  • Basic accounting work for the preparation of client’s Special Purpose Financial Statements (as per direct instructions from the principal) to REVIEW STAGE including:-
    1. commence client’s file
    2. bank reconciliations
    3. operation of MYOB AE – MAS & ASSETS (data entry of general journals and fixed assets) 
  • General bookkeeping / compliance duties for preparation of client’s Activity Statements to REVIEW STAGE including:- 
    1. commence client’s file 
    2. corrections of bookkeeping errors in client’s cash books as per list prepared by principal 
  • General taxation duties for preparation of client’s individual tax returns to REVIEW STAGE including:- 
    1. commence client’s file 
    2. download database information from Tax Agent Portal 
    3. write summary based on template form 
    4. calculation of employment, interest and dividend income 
    5. preparation of expenses schedules + additions on adding machine based on instruction from principal 
  • Assisting principal to gather documents, research compliance issues, prepare summaries/calculations and other duties as required to prepare professional advice letters to clients 
  • Any other duties required by the principal 

What you will need to succeed

  • Graduated from an Accounting Degree or currently enrolled in an Accounting Degree or an equivalent business degree. (Undertaking your 2nd or 3rd year studies)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, primarily in Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Fluent both in English and Japanese (verbal and written)
  • Self-motivated and a willingness to learn.
  • Strong communication and numerical skills
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy
  • High level of confidentiality and integrity
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a team
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Adaptable to change
  • Proactive and Initiative
  • Excellent time management skills.

Location

The office location is in Melbourne South-Eastern suburb, very close to many options for public transport.

Working Hour

Anytime between 9:30am to 7:00pm Monday to Friday
*approximately 10-20 hours per week plus additional hours of up to 38 hours per week (hours to be discussed and agreed) 

Start From

This role starts from October to November 2020 (once the hard lockdown is eased)
*Under covid-19 circumstances, working from home is available.

Posted on 10 Sep 2020

Victoria, Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs Melbourne VIC

Casual | Part time

26-28/hour plus super + bonus/incentives

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