Conference Accountant

12 / 04 / 2024

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Accountant - Financial / Accounting


The Company

The Conference Company has built up a remarkable brand through being deeply engaged in the national and international meetings industry. They are advocates, thought leaders, learners and educators. As market leaders, they are well known for their dedication to innovation, best practice, and sharing new thinking with their clients.
The team is fantastic. They have vast individual and collective experience at the highest levels and are a standout attribute in the conference industry.

The Role
As Conference Accountant, you will partner with the Project Managers (PM) as the finance go-to. Preparing financial reports, you will be responsible for explaining the current financial position of a client’s event and ensuring it comes together in a perfect manner.
This position will be well suited to an Assistant Accountant who is looking to take on more responsibility and develop their accounting career.
Your key duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Provide accurate and timely financial reporting
  • Support the PM in developing conference budgets and forecasts
  • Assist with the audit of conference accounts
  • Ensure financial transactions are processed accurately, including GST (NZ) / BAS (AUS) returns
  • Partner with various stakeholders of a project to meet deadlines
  • Complete daily reconciliation of your conference Xero files

About You

Ideally you will have experience working as an Assistant Accountant and enjoy working within a small company. There are two other Conference Accountants, an Accounts Assistant, Team Leader and Finance Manager all working in the Finance team that can support you on your professional accounting journey.  
You will have a ‘can-do’ attitude, high attention to detail and be eager to learn and upskill. You will enjoy being part of and contributing to a supportive team and will have exceptional organisational skills. This position will be well suited to someone with a curious mindset, who recognises when something is not right.

If this opportunity is of interest, please submit your CV by following the link below. If you’d like to find out more and for a confidential discussion, please call Caroline Ledger on 021 240 9748 or email

  • Asia-Pacific's leading conferencing company
  • Mount Eden location with hybrid working
  • Close-knit and supportive finance team

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