Assistant Accountant

Location: Sydney, New South Wales AU

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Job Number: 523

External Description:

Who is Equifax?

Equifax is a leading global data, analytic and technology company, supporting customers across 24 countries. We have been serving the Australian and New Zealand markets for over 60 years. Through continuously adapting to our environment, not only have we remained a market leader, we drive and challenge ourselves to do better to help our customers live their financial best.

Our people are what makes us great at what we do - we see every member of our team as an integral piece of a jigsaw. We celebrate differences and recognise that each person brings with them unique talents and perspectives. We provide our people the support and flexibility to manage their work-life balance. At Equifax we genuinely care about our people and our ability to come together as #OneEquifax.

The perks of being an Equifax employee within the Accounting team?

There are lots of perks of being an Equifax employee – we offer additional leave days as we recognise the importance of taking time out, whether that’s to catch up on some rest, celebrate a birthday, or give back to our community by volunteering. We are committed to the wellbeing of our people and provide them with discounted health cover through BUPA, access to comprehensive hearing services and discounts, and offer 24/7 support through our employee assistance program. Our leadership team fosters a culture of ownership, they will lead, coach, mentor and listen. We support one another to feel confident to speak up and hold each other accountable to work with integrity.

Our leaders practice transparency and encourage us to take full ownership of our work, debate ideas and create solutions that drive positive change for our customers. Our progressive and outcomes focussed culture sees everyone making an impact, at every level.

We assume the best in each other and collaboratively work together to achieve the best possible results. We are supported in driving our own development and are given every opportunity to work on interesting and challenging projects. Working with our diverse Finance team means that you will see first hand the impact you can make not only for our business, but also our customers.

What you’ll do:

The main purpose of the Assistant Accountant role is to further enhance the reputation of group finance by providing excellent service within the company, as well as our external vendors. Manage the general ledger function to ensure all requirements are fulfilled in an efficient, accurate and timely manner.

Duties will predominantly revolve around tasks within treasury (cash investing/wire payments etc.), bank reconciliations, analysis & month end responsibilities.

What are we looking for?

  • Tertiary qualification in Accounting/Finance
  • At least 1-2 years’ experience in an accounts assistant type role
  • Intermediate MS Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability in communicating with stakeholders at all levels

Extra points for any of the following:

  • Experience with Oracle R12 Cash Management

Success attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?

  • Accountable
  • Brave
  • Curious
  • Collaborative
  • Individualist
  • Trustworthy
  • Dedicated

At Equifax, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate'

Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting. At this stage of the application process, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with our confidence. Please know, we list these items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us. 

Your ability to demonstrate that you possess/have the real potential to develop the required capabilities, knowledge, experience and qualifications to perform in our roles is what we would like to hear from you. Where possible, you should support your claims with specific examples of what you have done and how you did it. 

However you identify, and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come to work every day! 

Job Number: J00115251

Community / Marketing Title: Assistant Accountant

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