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BMT • AUS - Brisbane

Assistant Accountant

Employment type:  Full time

4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

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Job Description

Work for a global high-end design house and technical consulting firm solving complex real-world problems.

We Design. We Guide. We Protect. We Sustain. We Train. We Transform

Learn more about your next company - (Welcome to BMT)

BMT is a leading international design, engineering, science, and risk management consultancy with a reputation for excellence. We're driven by a belief that things can always be better, safer, greener, and more efficient. We provide our customers with the capability, capacity, and confidence to enable them to make the right decisions at the right time by drawing upon the expertise of over 1,300 professionals located in UK, Europe, Asia Pacific, Australia Pacific, and the Americas.

Delivering independent, complex design and consultancy capabilities for over 37 years, we pride ourselves on being equipped to support our customers to tackle the most complex design and systems issues, and challenges, which enables the industry to deliver safer, cleaner, and more fuel-efficient shipping for the future. We draw upon a wide range of experience and expertise to provide high-quality, high value products and services across the maritime sector. The group's assets are held in beneficial ownership for employees.

Your next exciting job opportunity –

Reporting to the Financial Controller the Assistant Accountant is responsible for assisting in the preparation the Financial and Management Reports with a larger focus on the day-to-day transactions and ensuring the information is accurate and compliant with the relevant accounting and taxation standards. We are in a building phase with our Finance function, we have created a dynamic and collaborative environment and are now looking for someone to continue designing innovative ways of working and help shape our team.

In this role you will be able to:

  • Assist the Financial Controller and Financial Accountant in their tasks and deliverables related to month end processing, reporting, reconciliations, taxation and compliance.
  • Reconcile the bank account by receipting customer’s payments and ensuring supplier payments are processed.
  • Assist the Financial Accountant and Accounts Payable Lead by ensuring all invoices are correctly approved, allocated and entered.
  • Assist the Financial Controller in ensuring the company has sufficient working capital by chasing overdue payments and reviewing client accounts against credit limits.

Relevant Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or near completion
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience in a finance role
  • Good foundational experience in Accounts Payable.
  • Basic/intermediate excel skills
  • Strong Communication skills and highly organized
  • Ability to deal with problematic clients
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Demonstrated ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  • Full rights to work in Australia.

Our Benefits -

Our employee benefits are designed to ensure you have the resources you need to thrive. We value your contribution by offering the following benefits –

  • BMT genuinely believe everyone performs at their best when they have the flexibility to make working for BMT work best for you! We’re officially ‘flexified’ with Flexa.
  • Competitive salary offering
  • A performance-related bonus scheme based on personal, and company performance.
  • Access to a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), comprising confidential health, legal and financial advice on a 24/7 basis.
  • Learning and Development opportunities to support you in achieving your business and personal objectives and releasing your full potential.
  • We are passionate about driving culture to embed sustainability into the core of our business.
  • We are a workplace that values diversity and individual talents.

Where possible, our benefits are globally harmonised to ensure equality and consistency across our collaborative teams; we also tailor benefits to ensure they remain competitive with the local geographies in which we operate.

BMT genuinely believe everyone performs at their best when they have the flexibility to make working for BMT work best for you! we are interested in speaking to skilled talent with ADF capabilities regardless of where your located within Australia, We have offices located in Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Perth and offer flexible work arrangements including work from home and hybrid.

Our Values –

We believe that an organisation can only be number one in its market if everyone in it works together as one. How we behave is just as important as what we do and BMT has a strong set of values that are embedded into the foundation for all our activities. Trust I Innovation I Passion I Respect I Collaboration

Notice to Recruitment Agency & Related Services -

Please note BMT receive job applications exclusively via our ATS system only. BMT do not warrant or agree to any unsolicited CVs submitted via any contact method including physical hard copies left with any employee at BMT or within our operational teams. We will not progress CVs shared on a speculative basis by email, and you accept our right to pursue such candidates with no obligation to third-party terms and conditions or liability to a fee.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – After 1 years service, enhanced maternity to max 18 weeks
26 days annual leave + bank holidays
Wellbeing budget - £250 per annum
Location
87%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
84%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
78%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
67%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
74%
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Autonomy
83%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at BMT

Company employees

1000

Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)

66:28:6

Office locations

Teddington, Bath, Southampton, Fareham, Bristol, Plymouth, Weymouth, Leeds, Aberdeen, Glasgow

Hiring Countries

Australia

Canada

Netherlands

Singapore

United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Professional Services

Professional Services

Industry awards 2023

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