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Senior Accountant

Advertiser: BentleysMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
22 Jul 2020
Location
Brisbane, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Accounting, Business Services & Corporate Advisory

Senior Accountant

About the company

Bentleys is an international network of advisory and accounting firms, with more than 700 talented team members delivering solutions from 19 locations across Australia, New Zealand and Asia. We work with aspirational businesses and entrepreneurial people to help them achieve their objectives and get where they want to be. Bentleys Queensland is proudly Queensland owned and managed and has been servicing clients both locally and across the globe for more than 70 years.

About the role

This position operates within a highly successful team of accounting professionals offering high quality services to a broad portfolio of clients with an emphasis on the agriculture and primary production industries. Whilst the role will be responsible for performing compliance work, the opportunity to contribute to financial modelling, superannuation, and other advisory matters offers variety and range within the position.This role will include direct liaison with clients, and will be involved in mentoring junior team members. Successful candidate will have an opportunity to work closely with the Managing Partner and a newly appointed Partner for the organisation.

About You

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare income tax returns and financial statements for individuals, partnerships, companies, trusts and superannuation funds
  • Attend to business related matters for your clients e.g. fringe benefits tax, tax planning, interim work, assessment notices etc
  • Providing taxation and financial advice to companies, individuals, partnerships and SMSFs
  • Small business CGT concessions, FBT, Div. 7a and GST reconciliations and calculations
  • Maintaining client relationships with attendance at meetings as required and being the key contact for a portfolio of clients
  • Candidates with experience in the agriculture and primary production industries will be highly preferred.

What you will need to succeed

  • 3+ years’ experience in business services with a strong interest in compliance
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Business or Commerce (majoring in Accounting)
  • CA or CPA qualification (or part way through completion)
  • Strong commitment to quality service and client relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi task and effectively manage your work flow;
  • Self-starter with accountability for both your personal and professional development
  • Excellent attention to detail

What we can offer you

  • Direct access to senior staff and Partners
  • Attractive salary package
  • Professional memberships and subscriptions
  • Bonus Christmas and Bentleys 'My Time' leave
  • Flexible working policies
  • Team building and social club activities

Candidates are encouraged to apply directly as applications will not be accepted from agencies unless by prior agreement.

A member of Bentleys, an association of independent accounting firms in Australia.
The member firms of Bentleys are affiliated only and not in partnership.

About the company

Bentleys is an international network of advisory and accounting firms, with more than 700 talented team members delivering solutions from 19 locations across Australia, New Zealand and Asia. We work with aspirational businesses and entrepreneurial people to help them achieve their objectives and get where they want to be. Bentleys Queensland is proudly Queensland owned and managed and has been servicing clients both locally and across the globe for more than 70 years.

About the role

This position operates within a highly successful team of accounting professionals offering high quality services to a broad portfolio of clients with an emphasis on the agriculture and primary production industries. Whilst the role will be responsible for performing compliance work, the opportunity to contribute to financial modelling, superannuation, and other advisory matters offers variety and range within the position.This role will include direct liaison with clients, and will be involved in mentoring junior team members. Successful candidate will have an opportunity to work closely with the Managing Partner and a newly appointed Partner for the organisation.

About You

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare income tax returns and financial statements for individuals, partnerships, companies, trusts and superannuation funds
  • Attend to business related matters for your clients e.g. fringe benefits tax, tax planning, interim work, assessment notices etc
  • Providing taxation and financial advice to companies, individuals, partnerships and SMSFs
  • Small business CGT concessions, FBT, Div. 7a and GST reconciliations and calculations
  • Maintaining client relationships with attendance at meetings as required and being the key contact for a portfolio of clients
  • Candidates with experience in the agriculture and primary production industries will be highly preferred.

What you will need to succeed

  • 3+ years’ experience in business services with a strong interest in compliance
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Business or Commerce (majoring in Accounting)
  • CA or CPA qualification (or part way through completion)
  • Strong commitment to quality service and client relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi task and effectively manage your work flow;
  • Self-starter with accountability for both your personal and professional development
  • Excellent attention to detail

What we can offer you

  • Direct access to senior staff and Partners
  • Attractive salary package
  • Professional memberships and subscriptions
  • Bonus Christmas and Bentleys 'My Time' leave
  • Flexible working policies
  • Team building and social club activities

Candidates are encouraged to apply directly as applications will not be accepted from agencies unless by prior agreement.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as an accountant?
  • Have you completed a certified practising accountant (CPA) qualification?
  • Have you completed a chartered accountant (CA) qualification?

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