Senior Accountant

Location Melbourne CBD
Salary $75K-$90K
Job type Permanent
Discipline Professional Services
Reference 3434
Are you a qualified or nearly qualified Accountant aiming for partnership? Our client, a modern growing practice based in Melbourne, seeks a Senior Accountant / Client Manager candidate to look after a growing portfolio of clients. You will be responsible for ensuring clients’ accounting is completed accurately and on time by the outsourcing department before being presented to the client.

The successful candidate will be an all-round Accountant with solid advisory / compliance background who is ambitious to become a partner.

The Senior Accountant / Client Manager role responsibilities
The Senior Accountant will look after c. 80 clients, the majority of which will be multinational companies with subsidiaries in Australia and high net worth clients and family groups. You will be responsible for overseeing the production and timely delivery of a full range of accounting services and support including:
  • Client engagement including recommendations and solutions management
  • Being hands-on in the preparation of year-end financial statements, periodic tax returns and monthly management reporting for a diverse group of clients across various industry sectors   
  • Workflow management
  • People leadership, mentoring and coaching.
Working closely with the Managing Partner your role will be to review and check work done; however you should also be hands-on and able to resolve issues and problems.

A core aspect of the role is to build client relationships so you can add value to clients through your accounting and tax knowledge and commercial experience and awareness.

The ideal candidate for this  role
It is likely, but not essential, you will have begun your career in practice, gaining experience in preparation of management and statutory accounts, corporation and tax.  You will be knowledgeable in how the taxes interact, and able to convey that to clients. A commercial awareness and eagerness to add value to clients will be an essential part of your journey to partnership.

The practice
This firm has been established for over 10 years and provides a full accounting and business support service to a broad client base. The firm offers a working environment which would suit an ambitious Senior Accountant / Client Manager to work with entrepreneurial business owners and investors.