58352 Requisition #

About the role

We are seeking an energetic Assistant Accountant to join our Finance team to assist with month-end activities, delivery of financial reporting and financial compliance to ensure processes are handled effectively. 

This is a phenomenal opportunity for someone who wants to develop their career in Finance with support and training.

The Assistant Accountant ensures that accurate financial results are provided to business stakeholders, specifically, this role will see you:

  • Provide accurate, timely month-end and close process including journal preparation

  • Reconcile balance sheets within business systems and according to deadlines

  • Reconcile debtors and creditors within the broking business

  • Assist with ensuring the Finance team are compliant through related process and documentation

About you

We are seeking someone who is technically proficient and can demonstrate:

  • Strong numerical and data analytics capability 

  • A working knowledge of Australian and International Accounting Standards

  • Proven financial planning, statement analysis and reporting ability

  • Degree qualified in Finance, Commerce, Business and are qualified CA/CPA or working toward qualifications

  • Operational improvement experience

  • Experience in Financial Services sector desirable

  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role

  • Strong organisational skills, ability to prioritise conflicting deadlines in a fast paced environment

Why Gallagher?

Gallagher is one of Australia’s and the world’s largest insurance broking and risk management companies with over 28,000 employees globally. We pride ourselves on being a socially responsible, ethical and collaborative organisation expressed through our shared values The Gallagher Way. We are also proud to be named one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere for the 8th consecutive time as well as being on the Forbes World’s Best Employers list as the only insurance brokerage.

What will we offer?

In joining Gallagher, you will have the support of an established team with learning and development available to build your career pathway within our global business. Additional benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration and incentive program

  • Salary sacrificed superannuation

  • Discounts to major retailers through our Gallagher Rewards scheme

  • The opportunity to enrol in the Employee Stock Purchase Plan to both invest in your future and share in the company's growth potential

How to apply?

We encourage you to apply via our careers website. For further information, please contact Claire Gascoine on +61 2 9424 1739.


Any offer of employment and subsequent continuing employment is dependent upon the completion of relevant pre-employment background checks. All applicants are required to undergo employment screening through probity checks prior to commencing.

Gallagher is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer committed to the principles of workplace diversity and inclusion. We welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices.