Senior Accountant / Accountant

Piper Talent

Tired of working for a boring accounting firm? Yeah you are! These guys have a laugh. Their clients are loyal and they are growing!

  • Full service privately owned local accounting/advisory/financial planning
  • Rapid growth and career progression opportunity
  • Read this ad and if you like it you will like this job!
About the company 
My client based at Wayville offer Accounting, Taxation & Business Advisory as well as a thriving Financial planning practice. They are growing rapidly - be part of the journey - its not too late! They have outgrown their existing offices and are building a new you do! This firm is very customer focused and there is no need to hunt for clients, they will come to you. They are busy and need another safe pair of hands. Currently at around 40 staff they are set to become one of the biggest independently owned South Australian practices. They have clients all over Australia though and some interstate travel may be required in all roles. They are a personable, passionate, energetic and sociable bunch - so if you are too read one! 
To succeed in this role you need to know that
Skills are obviously important, of which more later, but the soft skills and cultural fit are by far the MOST important thing for my client. So if you can hand on heart say:
  • I can manage up
  • I have high emotional intelligence
  • I can make decisions independently
  • I have the courage of my convictions
  • I am great at problem solving
  • My English language is either native or colloquial
  • I would love to work with genuine, no BS people  
Day to day stuff would look a lot like this 
  • Working closely with managers and partners to present clients with solutions on business structuring, taxation, lending and transaction support assignments
  • Preparation of financial models, process and performance improvement, benchmarking, cash flow management and strategic planning initiatives
  • Preparing and reviewing income tax returns and special purpose financial reports for a wide variety of clients (including high net wealth corporate groups and listed companies)
  • Dealing with complex group structures comprising of multiple entities
  • Ensuring clients have access to accurate and reliable information to make business decisions
The stuff you need to know/have
  • Demonstrable experience in a professional services environment and a keen interest in tax and advisory
  • You will have completed (for senior role, or be on the path to completing, for the mid level role) post graduate qualifications as a Chartered Accountant (CA) or Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) and are focusing your development on progression to Assistant Manager level
  • Experience in delegation, reviewing and mentoring other team members
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a high level of attention to detail
  • Passionate about improving your technical expertise and applying it commercially
  • Efficient time management skills and highly dependable
  • Experience in the preparation of Financial Statements and Tax Returns
  • Excellent knowledge of taxation legislation
  • Strong analytical and revenue recognition experience
  • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and solid interpersonal skills for
    communicating those concepts
  • Excellent use of Work, Excel and Outlook
  • Xero experience 
  • MYOB AE (desirable) 
What's in it for you

Friday drinks, regular team lunch, competitive salary, flexible working, core hours 8.45 - 5 pm, interstate travel, pool car, Christmas shutdown (2 weeks). The opportunity to be part of something big! Growth. Career progression to manager. 


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