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Assistant Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024

The Role

We're seeking a full-time Assistant Accountant to support the Group Accountant with day-to-day general accounts functions and accounts payable processing. As a key member of the financial control team, you will be responsible for ensuring the integrity of the general ledger and assisting in the preparation of timely and accurate financial reports and reconciliations. The role will include internal stakeholder management and participation in project work as part of our continuous improvement initiative.

What You’ll Own

  • Accounts Payable

    • Control the accounts payable function for all business units including timely processing of invoices, set up of new vendor accounts, statement reconciliation, weekly batch payment runs and expense reimbursements.

    • Research and investigate discrepancies in invoices.

    • Credit card reconciliations including FX transactions.

  • Bank Reconciliations and Balance Sheet Reconciliations

  • Financial Reporting

    • Complete month-end process by ensuring that monthly standard journals are processed with appropriate backing, and all month-end tasks are completed within appropriate timeframes.

    • Perform intercompany reconciliations and investigate discrepancies.

    • Work with Group Accountant to gain skills and knowledge required to assist with monthly financial reports and cash flow.

  • Audit

    • Ensure that all policies and procedures within areas of responsibility are being followed.

    • Provide any assistance where required to the Auditors during the audit process.

    • Compliance with internal processes and procedures and contribute to process improvements by identifying risks, opportunities and potentially issues that need to be escalated.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders across all business units to build a strong financial framework around the company’s key activities.

  • Assist in implementation of financial systems and processes to scale Finance into a gold standard decision support set-up

Who We’re Looking For

  • At start of CPA program / part-qualified

  • 2+ years experience in a similar role

  • Experience with ERP (NetSuite and/or Xero preferable)

  • Strong Google Sheets / Excel skills is essential

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent time management and ability to multi-task

  • Team player and strong interpersonal skills

P.S. If you don’t tick every box in this ad, please don’t rule yourself out. We take pride in inclusion and hiring incredible human beings with great potential over ticking boxes – so if this role resonates with you, hit that apply button!

Where and How We Work

We are a global and diverse group offering a truly flexible and family friendly work environment. Kids, pets, and the occasional delivery person are all actively encouraged to appear on our Zoom screens. All of us at Linktree work either fully remote or a hybrid approach.

We currently have offices in Melbourne, LA and (soon to be) SF but our team is spread across Australia, United States, Europe and New Zealand. As our team approaches 200 people, our company will be 10x the size we were in 2020.

We offer autonomy and flexibility in how you structure your days and weeks. There will be the need for some collaboration outside of a "normal" 9-5 being a global company, but we aim to work asynchronously where possible.

How we’ll help you thrive

Our approach to benefits considers the whole person and the unique contributions they bring to Linktree. We want the experience at Linktree to be one that enables people to truly thrive so we can Go Further Together. Some ways we support you:

  • An annual wellbeing allowance ($7,000 AUD / $4,900 USD) to use on things like (but not limited to) fitness memberships, development courses, childcare, travel, charitable donations, pet insurance, home office set up - the choice is yours!

  • Super contributions to support your financial health.

  • Generous time off for vacation, holidays, parental leave, volunteer time and other categories.

  • Employee Stock Option Program - we want each and every employee to share in the company’s success.

We believe in promoting a culture that celebrates unique backgrounds, talents, and experiences. We are creating an inclusive workplace where every individual feels valued, respected, and has equal opportunities to thrive. To learn more about our benefits, including our parental leave program, volunteering leave, DE&I initiatives, and more, click here!

Our Story

We're on a mission to empower anyone to curate, grow and monetize their digital universe. We created the "link in bio" category and are trusted by some of the world's biggest brands and celebrities including TikTok, The UN Environmental Program, The White House, F1, Manchester United, Olivia Rodrigo and Selena Gomez. With over 40,000 new accounts created everyday, Linktree is the fastest growing leader in our category. Linktree has partnered with some of today’s biggest names like Amazon, TikTok, Snap, YouTube, GoFundMe, Spotify, Google, Stripe, Reddit and more to help unify users’ digital spaces— and we’re just getting started. Join us in empowering everyone from businesses to creatives in building their online presence.

At Linktree, we celebrate and support everyone’s perspective and background, and we’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We aim to foster a diverse and inclusive environment where all team members have a sense of belonging, because we believe in going further together. Linktree welcomes all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, pregnancy, age, or other lived experience. If you require accommodations to fully participate in our opportunities, please don't hesitate to reach us at – your needs are important to us.