Canberra - Senior Business Advisory Accountant

Posted 04 July 2022
Salary$85000 - $100000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccounting & Finance

Job description

  • Join the business advisory team of a TOP 50 FIRM with annual fee-based growth of 12.5% 
  • Clients with complex structures from a diverse range of industries 
  • High-tech paperless office with an ex-Big Four senior management team 
About the Client 
Our client is seeking a confident and articulated accountant to join their exceptional business advisory team. With a fascinating client base of household names, 'blue chip’ companies and HNWIs, you will never lack for diversity and challenge in your work. The Canberra firm is highly competitive in the accountancy space, yet partners and managers still maintain a friendly and personable culture for their staff. It is this perfect equilibrium that has kept staff around, and the firm continues to expand year upon year in both employee numbers and fee-based growth.  
This would be a great opportunity for someone who wants to assist a range of high-profile clients and build rapport with them, while building their career path. The role is focused on varied aspects of business advisory, such as cashflow forecasting, tax planning, and outsourced CFO work. 
About the Role 
Dive straight into advisory work with support from managers and partners, who have an open-door policy, and are always available to provide advice as you carry out the tasks below: 
  • Service a range of diverse client portfolios and build client rapport  
  • Prepare financial statements and income tax returns for companies, trusts, partnerships and SMSF. 
  • Tax planning work, as well as indirect tax matters including GST, CGT, FBT and Div7a. 
  • Business Advisory work such as cashflow forecasting etc. 
  • Hands on work with large Corporates, listed clients, very HNWIs and Large Family Groups from a variety of industries – from manufacturing, retail, & tech, to agriculture and primary production 
  • Continual advisory for clients & external agencies independently or alongside a partner 
  • Train juniors and graduates and provide guidance 
Skills & Experience 
  • Strong work ethic, high attention to detail and a positive attitude  
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Studying towards or full qualification of CA/CPA
  • 3 years public practice experience  
  • Onshore applicants only - Australian/NZ permanent residency a must 
  • Support for extensive career progression – fast track promotion to manager  
  • Engage with a broad range of clients from a variety of industries in this advisory focused role  
  • An exciting and technological environment with constant opportunities for staff training & development  
  • A social and friendly team environment - regular staff functions and extracurricular activities, after work dinner & drinks in Canberra CBD 
  • Frequent performance and salary reviews 
  • Time in lieu and free Ubers home if you need to work overtime during busy tax season  
  • Staff that contribute to office culture and development – work with a dynamic partnership group with Big Four experience  
  • Modern office with a completely paperless environment and the latest technology 
If you believe you are suited for this role, apply now! Submit your CV above, or contact Tamara Viner at for any further details.