Intermediate Accountant

Posted 10 July 2024
Salary$75000 - $85000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccounting & Finance

Job description

  • Mid-Tier Firm focused on training and development 
  • Face-to-face advisory work with interesting and complex clients  
  • Young and highly capable team & access to a variety of staff benefits 
About the Client 
Industry leaders in the accounting space are looking for a passionate intermediate accountant to join their highly regarded firm. Enjoy the repertoire and success that attracts a broad range of clients who have TOs in excess of $100m, as well as regular dealings with very HNWIs – meaning no two days are ever the same. Alongside this professional and fast-paced environment is a team of friendly and capable individuals who have created a warm and inviting office environment. 

This role would be excellent for someone ready to take their career to the next level in an exciting and dynamic environment. There are plenty of opportunities to display your talents and hard work within a small and personable team, and the right person will be recognised and rewarded with financial incentives and career progression.
The client is situated in a newly renovated building in the heart of Newcastle. This firm truly understands the meaning of work-life balance and offers plenty of support and flexibility on how you wish to conduct your work, be it within the office or at home. In addition, the firm offers a variety of training seminars to match your career goals, and managers and partners are accessible and available to provide leadership and professional insights. The team is close and enjoys a Friday afternoon drink at the local discounted bar, or getting together for frequent events, lunchtime sport against other Newcastle businesses, quarterly and EOFY parties, and charity events. 

About the Role 
Work alongside and support other accountants while mentoring a small team of juniors. Managers and partners have an open-door policy, and are always available to provide guidance 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. 
  • Exposure to tax planning work 
  • Exposure to a variety of tax matters including GST, CGT, FBT and Div7a. 
  • Business Advisory work such as management accounting, board report packs, cash flow forecasting, budgeting, and succession planning 
  • Hands on work with large Corporates, SME's and Large Family Groups. 
  • Continual advisory for clients & external agencies independently or alongside a partner 
Skills & Experience 
  • Strong work ethic, high attention to detail and a positive attitude  
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Studying towards CA/CPA qualification 
  • 2 years public practice experience  
  • Onshore applicants only - Australian/NZ permanent residency a must 
  • Work from home 3 days a week, and time-in-lieu during busy tax season 
  • Quick progression to senior for the right person before 12 months 
  • Salary reviewed every six months & a 10% annual bonus 
  • Have fun at work as part of a friendly and encouraging team 
  • Ongoing support for students, with modules paid up front and exam leave 
  • Monthly comprehensive training aimed to upskill staff 
  • Gym budget and a new mobile phone (the latest Samsung/iPhone) 
  • Supportive and authentic office environment with great staff facilities, Friday afternoon drinks, regular team bonding and functions 
If you believe you are suited for this role, apply now! Submit your CV above, or contact Kate Stephenson on for any further details.