Graduate / Junior Business Services Accountant

Job Details

$55000 per annum
Job Type
13 days ago
  • Establish your career at a Top 50 chartered accounting firm
  • A young and friendly team with a social culture
  • Exposure to all aspects of business services, including advisory work

About the Firm

A leading firm in the heart of Sydney is looking for a graduate or junior accountant who is ready to put their best foot forward and start their career. This firm has a diverse background of managers and partners who have come directly from Big 4, business advisory and financial planning, and bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise with them. The personal nature of the office means you can be recognised for your hard work and can access swift pathways for promotion to Intermediate within 12 months.

You will receive guidance from senior team members as you gain exposure to tax advisory, outsourced CFO work, and business advisory. With this experience, you will be able to rise through the ranks of this mid-tier firm



With over 30 years of experience under their belt, this is a well established firm that has solidified it’s mission and goals. The firm strives to develop their employees technical and soft skills, and help create engaging and well-rounded young professionals. There are regular team training sessions by both internal and external educators to enable this, as well as constant informal learning between colleagues. Excellence at work is recognised and rewarded, with frequent MVP awards and prizes.

This is a dynamic work environment where you can meet some really interesting and experienced people, and create long lasting networks and relationships. There are frequent social events such as office trivia, birthday cakes, and parties, to foster an environment where staff engage with each other and enjoy themselves. Many staff are under 30, and the team is looking for someone who can be apart of the office banter and Friday afternoon drinks.


About the Role

You will receive support from Intermediate colleagues as you gain exposure to a wide array of business services. Regular duties will include:

  • Work independently and with assistance on client portfolios and build client rapport
  • Prepare financial statements and income tax returns for companies, trusts, partnerships and SMSF.
  • Exposure to a variety of tax matters including GST, CGT, FBT and Div7a.
  • Introduction to Outsourced CFO and Business Advisory work
  • Hands on work with SME's from a variety of different industries, such as energy and renewables, retail, and tech.
  • Observe colleagues as they provide advisory for clients & external agencies.
  • Liaise with clients alongside a colleague

About You

  • 1+ years accounting experience in business services is essential
  • Tertiary studies in relevant field (Bachelors or higher)
  • Excellent written & communication skills.
  • Have commenced CA/CPA or plan to
  • Must have Australian Permanent Residence or Citizenship
  • Based in Australia


  • A small team where you can stand out and progress easily
  • Learn on the job alongside experienced and friendly colleagues
  • 40% advisory work receive great exposure to many elements of business services
  • Ongoing support for students, with modules paid up front and exam leave
  • 2 optional external seminars per month for those who wish to upskill in both technical and soft skills
  • Newly renovated office with latest paperless and updated technology
  • Salary review every six months and opportunity to progress to intermediate within 12 months
  • Great staff facilities – kitchen with drinks, fruit and snacks to help yourself to at any time
  • Work from home options
  • Rewards and Recognitions Program – receive vouchers and bonuses for hard work
  • Young and fun team with Friday afternoon discounted drinks at the firm’s local bar, regular team bonding and parties