Intermediate Accountant - LFA

Intermediate Accountant

LFA (Lightingplus) is New Zealand’s largest NZ owned importer and distributor of specialised lighting products, based in East Tamaki office. We have 30 stores spread across New Zealand and we are looking for an accountant to join our team!

This is a full-time position, 8.00am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

You will be responsible for the timely and accurate recording of financial transactions and IRD returns. You will have a strong ability to work under pressure and to deadline, while ensuring a high standard of accuracy and attention to detail.

The responsibilities will include but will not be limited to;


  • Oversee, monitor and supervise Accounts Payable and Receivable
  • Monitor store records for completeness and accuracy
  • Review and submit GST and FBT returns
  • Ensure month end financial results are completed accurately and on time
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Creditor accruals
  • Generate and assist with system and company reports
  • Ensure general ledgers and financial information is accurate
  • Overseeing building maintenance scheduling and issues


Skills and attributes required to be successful;


  • We would prefer you have an accounting or finance qualification OR a high level of on the job experience
  • You will have excellent IT skills, especially excel and data entry
  • You will have MYOB experience
  • Accurate date entry / high attention to detail
  • Five plus years’ experience in an accounting role


Key responsibility areas will include preparing financial statements and management accounts, managing the cashflow, accounts payable and receivable, payments processes and reconciliation functions, through to liaising with key contacts and maintaining key external and internal relationships

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