Assistant Accountant SAP or ERP Similar

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1191045

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function Budget / Cost Control

Job Type Contract

Date Added July 3, 2023

Airswift are a Global Manpower Provider specializing in the Energy, Infrastructure & IT sectors. Present in more than 70 countries around the world, our reach, and capabilities in the markets we service is unparalleled in the industry.

We are currently seeking an Assistant Accountant working for a Major Client in the Energy industry. Candidates with Oil and Gas or Energy experience will be preferent all candidates will be considered. 


  • Contract – 1year casual base potential to extension depending on performance 
  • M-F 5 days a week
  • WFH 2 days per week 
  • Location: Perth CBD

Key responsibilities include:


About the Role:

These Assistant Accountant positions are a great opportunity to join Finance function and support a range of accounting activities. You will work closely with various finance teams through delivery of timely and accurate accounting transactions.

The roles support the timely processing and delivery of finance transactions across multiple areas, which may include: management accounting, accounts receivable, intercompany accounting, financial accounting, tax accounting, and general ledger reconciliations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Working from our state-of-the-art building in Perth CBD, you will work closely with various finance teams, supporting transactional activities. Typical duties and responsibilities will include:


  • Ability to work independently to organise and prioritise demands, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set and meet deadlines;
  • Ensuring work is compliant with all statutory requirements, including tax, SOX and audit compliance and Code of Conduct; and
  • Ensure effective record keeping and audit trail of business records and communications.

Skills & Experience:

To be successful in this role, you will need demonstrated experience in an accounting / finance / bookkeeping capacity.

Accounting qualifications are not mandatory, although you may be studying towards an accounting qualification or professional certification. A working knowledge of SAP or similar ERP is of benefit.


Ideally you will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas:


  • Funding Analysis – oversee and execute daily treasury settlements and joint venture cash calls, govern and monitor the Treasury Management System, responsible for group funding and liquidity, execute cash repatriation back to Treasury entities, support dividend and hedging company transactions, joint venture cash call SME for upcoming ERP transition, and support ad-hoc banking and treasury related activities;
  • Management Accounting - preparation of accruals, cost allocations, tariff journals, general journals, cash calls, and secondee invoicing, governance of commitments, preparation of expenditure reports, primary cost and trial balance reviews, financial statement analysis, and period end close activities;
  • Fixed Assets – creation and maintenance of fixed asset master data, processing of asset transfers, disposals, retirements, impairments and revaluations, preparation of monthly documents and commentary, periodic asset reviews and period end close activities;
  • Financial Accounting - preparation and upload of month end journals, customer invoicing, preparation of monthly workbooks;
  • SOX activities – SOX control compliance, and SOX control testing support;  
  • General Ledger Reconciliations – preparation of balance sheet reconciliations as well as supporting data and evidence

Assignment Information:

If you would like to be considered for the position, please apply direct to this advertisement with your updated CV & contact details, or send your updated CV to



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