Accounting Jobs Melbourne

Hearken Recruitment

Senior Accountant

Job Description 

  • 98% staff retention rate for the past years.
  • Staff that join – stay and progress
  • Great office space, with onsite parking, and amenities – ideal if you live East.
My client, whilst I can’t describe the exact details of the firm and location due to confidentiality, is a great place to work. I know no one writes an advert telling you that the firm they are hiring for is a bad place to work, but this firm and role really is a brilliant work environment with a strong reputation for staff retention. The firm has a 98% retention of staff and is now looking to bolster the team further. They have been hiring every 12 – 18 months as they grow, but the staff that join stay.
Snapshot of the role/responsibilities:

  • Assisting seniors/managers/partners in providing tax advice to clients, including attendance to client meetings where required.
  • Assisting seniors/managers/partners in advising clients on the effects of tax on individuals and business activities’ and providing strategies for asset protection and tax minimisation; assisting in training/mentoring junior staff, including induction for internal business processes.
  • Preparation of income tax returns for individuals, companies, trusts and partnerships, as well as, preparation of financial reports for companies, partnerships and trusts.
  • Ensuring that clients comply with periodic tax payments (e.g. BAS, IAS, Income Tax, FBT), information reporting, and other compliance obligations.

To be considered:

  • 3 + experience in an Australian Public Practice.
  • Studying CA/CPA or close to completion.
  • The ability to take job accountability as part of a team and autonomously.
  • Working knowledge of Div 7a, CGT, and issues faced in public practice accounting.
  • Exposure to groups of entities, including but not limited to, companies, trusts, partnerships, individuals etc.
  • Experience with liaising with clients (via phone, email and/or face to face) and colleagues.
  • Good understanding of Xero, MYOB and other accounting software.
  • Permanent Residency or Citizenship.

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