• Assistant Accountant

    Job Location AU-NS-North Sydney
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Hexagon PPM (formerly Intergraph Process, Power & Marine) is the leading global provider of engineering software and project control solutions. We transform unstructured information into a smart digital asset, empowering our clients to visualize, create, and manage the life cycle of facilities and structures of all complexities. For more information visit HexagonPPM.com

    Hexagon PPM is part of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B; Hexagon.com), a leading global provider of information technology solutions that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial landscapes.

    Position Summary/Purpose

    Processing of all Accounts Payable duties and related reconciliation.  Responsible for Fixed Asset Register and bank reconciliations for local and foreign currencies.

    Responsible for maintaining month end reporting schedules and support the Finance Manager in ad hoc duties.

    Responsibilities/Main Activities

    As a key member of the local Australia finance team, the assistant accountant is responsible for:

    • Code and process accounts payable invoices, expense reports and corporate credit card transactions
    • Process weekly payment runs
    • Post general & standing journals
    • Prepayments and Accruals
    • Administer Fixed Assets Register
    • Month end duties as required including balance sheet reconciliations
    • Prepare monthly Business Activity Statements (BAS)
    • Have a sound knowledge of Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT)
    • Ownership of AR Subledger


      • Setting up of new customers in accordance with finance’s policy
      • Cash collections of outstanding invoices
      • Calculate bad debts provisions in accordance with Hexagon’s policy
    • Process Invoices and Revenue for:


      • Leases/Maintenance/Software
      • Assess new contracts in accordance with IFRS 15
    • Reporting:


      • Preparation of monthly Leases/Maintenance forecast reports
      • Update monthly revenue reports
      • Backlog reporting and submissions
    • Ad Hoc tasks:


      • Assist the regional team (RHQ) with any revenue queries
      • Highlight the manager any improvement opportunities
      • Assist with yearly audit


    Qualifications and Experience Required

    • 2-3 years commercial experience
    • Degree qualified and perhaps commenced professional qualification
    • Strong Communication skills 
    • Strong organsation and attention to detail
    • Deadline driven




    • Knowledge of Outlooksoft, GreatPlains Dynamics, macros

    • Advanced Excel skills

    • Software / IT Industry experience

    Key Behavioural Competencies

    Employee Behavioural Profiles - ATTENTION TO DETAIL - Maintains an orderly working style and demonstrates a concern for increasing order, clarity and efficiency. Finishes tasks completely and to deadline, able and willing to follow procedures., Employee Behavioural Profiles - CRITICAL INFORMATION SEEKING - Takes personal responsibility for investigating a problem or situation by asking direct questions and consulting all available resources. Accesses critical information and uses input from immediate team or environment., Employee Behavioural Profiles - PROBLEM SOLVING - Analyses relationships among several parts of a problem or situation and breaks down a complex task into manageable parts in a systematic way. Generally anticipates obstacles and thinks ahead about next steps., Employee Behavioural Profiles - TEAM WORKING - Looks at ways to help other team members complete their work and sets a good example through enthusiasm and commitment to team goals. Encourages other team members and acknowledges those who have performed well.

    Current KPI Requirements

    Meet processing and reporting deadlines


    To be negotiated with the final candidate


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