About The Opportunity
As a result of continued growth and expansion, we require a driven and enthusiastic Partner to lead a team of accountants and administrators to deliver an outstanding experience for our clients.
This is a great opportunity to take the next step in your career to run your own portfolio of clients, manage a team and take an equity stake within a fast-growing AFR Top 100 accounting firm.

As the Partner for the Port Macquarie office, you will be managing an initial client base in excess of $1.1m in client fees, with a view to growing this base substantially over time. You will be supported by a team of 6 accountants and administrators who you will lead, motivate, and manage.

You will have full autonomy in managing a portfolio of clients, overseeing the workflow of your team, looking for business development opportunities and providing exceptional client service.

As this is a recent acquisition for the Group, you will also spearhead the modernisation and integration of the business into Liston Newton Group. This includes the introduction of services beyond tax and accounting by offering business advisory, financial advice, lending and bookkeeping.

As Partner of the business, you will have full P&L responsibility and work in conjunction with executive management and the Group CEO to deliver revenue and profitability targets.

Working with the Group’s Head of Growth, you will assist Liston Newton in deploying our proprietary digital marketing strategy within the Port Macquarie and Greater Northern NSW region. To help grow and scale the business you will be supported by the Group’s business development team.

About Us
Headquartered in Melbourne, we are a growing, dynamic and innovative company 40+ team members who want the best for our clients. We love technology and always finding a better way to complete our work and service our clients. We’re an advisory focused firm which supports business owners across all their financial services needs including Business Improvement, Financial Advice, Bookkeeping, SMSF and Lending.

Ranked number 78 in the AFR Top 100 accounting firms (2021), we have a 5-year plan to be in the top 50 by using a mixture of organic growth, interstate acquisitions and an industry leading digital marketing strategy.

About you

  • CA, CPA or IPA Qualified
  • Minimum of 8+ years’ experience working in public practice
  • A proven team leader and genuine love of people management
  • In depth experience in the preparation and review of financial statements and income tax returns for all entities and structures.
  • Experience with business advisory and proven ability to solve complex tax and accounting problems, and to do so with a commercial mindset.
  • Must have strong communication skills, excellent work ethic and ability to build quick rapport with clients
  • Driven to succeed and motivated to perform beyond a 9-5 mindset.

What you can expect:
  • Hands on exposure to a broad client base
  • A growing firm where you will develop and progress in your career
  • Weekly team training
  • Entrepreneurial culture and supportive of continual improvement
  • Fun and social working environment
We foster a culture of professional growth and ongoing career progression. As a valued member of our team, you will be pushed to achieve both.
A career with our firm is a career in a friendly and sociable work environment, within a professional and highly-respected financial services business with 4 offices throughout Victoria.

For more information or to discuss this opportunity, please call Kate Stephenson on 0434 529 723 or email