Accounts Assistant

Be part of a customer service focused National office, Commitment to safety in all we do - an industry leader, 6 month contract with the view to become permanent.

About the company

At Altus Traffic, we share a commitment to enhancing safety by expertly managing traffic. Working with main road authorities, councils and both public and private entities, Altus Traffic currently provides and delivers more than 2 million hours of traffic management services annually through a resource base exceeding 1,800 staff, 1000 vehicles and 1000’s of ancillary traffic devices.

We live and breathe our corporate values - Safe, Team, Positive Attitude, Respect, Communicate, and Honest.

About the role

Our team has an exciting opportunity for a full time Finance Assistant to support our Payroll and Accounts Payable functions. This position is a 6 month contract role with the potential to become permanent.

Based in our National Head Office in Port Melbourne you will work within the broader Finance team and liaise extensively with our branches nationally. Your primary role will be to coordinate and validate information received from our field operatives and ensure it is accurate, prior to approving and raising invoices / payroll documentation. 

The success of this role comes from a self starter who enjoys exceeding expectations and is motivated to develop their career. Ideally you will have 1-2 years experience in a similar position,  experience within a construction or labour hire company would be especially advantageous. You will have superior excel experience, along with excellent written and verbal communication skills. 



  • Data management in a range of software packages

  • Assisting with month end payroll tasks - updating LSL portals, superannuation returns and payroll queries

  • Management of wage subsidies

  • Assisting with new starter set up

  • Completion of departure paperwork - Separation certificates, Centrelink correspondence

  • Assistance with accounts payable tasks


Skills & Experience 

  • 2 years in a similar position

  • Excellent spreadsheet skills (Excel or Google Sheets)

  • High level of computer literacy and attention to detail

  • A team player, but has no problem working independently to achieve identified goals

  • Self-motivated with the ability to be proactive and solutions driven with tasks

  • Strong communication and stakeholder management with a customer service focus

  • Ability to multi-task and juggle multiple priorities


Culture & Benefits

  • Salary: $50,000 - $55,000 per annum + super

  • Ongoing training opportunities

  • A commitment to safety in all we do - an industry leader

  • Fun and engaging safety and wellbeing initiatives for everyone to be involved in

  • Birthday and anniversary reward and recognition

  • Active contributor to the SARAH Group and National Road Safety Week

10/03/2020 $0 CBD & Inner Suburbs 1 Accounting
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