Senior Accountant - Outsourced CFO

Posted 02 June 2022
Salary$95000 - $110000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccounting & Finance

Job description

  • Work in the Outsourced CFO team of a TOP 20 FIRM

  • Excellent training programs & career development opportunities

  • Lucrative salary package with benefits & frequent performance reviews

About the Client

A leading organisation in the accountancy space is searching for an experienced senior accountant to join their outsourced CFO team. You will work closely with a portfolio of clients with complex entities from an array of industries to help them reach their financial goals. This is perfect for someone with excellent communication skills who enjoys interacting with others and enjoys fast-paced field work. 

The firm itself has experienced exceptional growth in the past decade to reach this coveted top 20 position, and even in the past 2 years their fee-based growth is at 12.5%. They have done this through an employee centric grass-roots approach, so you can expect to receive superb training and development, as well as transparent opportunities for career advancement. The firm prioritises staying ahead of the market in top-of-the-range technology and processes, so everything is cloud-based.  

In terms of staff, the team is close, and many have grown with the firm from juniors to managers, yet they are also very welcoming and excited to expand their team. You will be seamlessly included in Friday afternoon drinks at the local pub, and the group of young professionals will often kick on for dinner in the vibrant Sydney CBD. 

About the Role

This role is perfect for a business services senior or supervisor with great attention to detail, who would like to work with a diverse range of clients face-to-face who have turnovers in excess of 500 million. 

Work alongside managers and partners as well as the CEOs and CFOs of the clients, while guiding a small team of intermediates. In addition, you will: 

  • Oversee and deliver tasks such as management accounting, board report packs, cash flow forecasting, budgeting, and succession planning 

  • Partake in the entire client engagement process and provide excellent client advice 

  • Complex tax returns and financial statements for complex client groups, as well as work on tax matters including GST, CGT, FBT and Div7a. 

  • Work with a diverse range of local clients from industries such as financial services, tech, pharmaceuticals, family offices and retail, as well as very HNWIs, to help them achieve their financial goals. 

  • Be the point of contact for clients and hold regular face to face (or virtual) meetings 

  • Organise workflows and review work for your team 

Skills & Experience

  • CA/CPA qualification or near completion 

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team 

  • Minimum 3 years Public Practice experience 

  • Strong analytical skills and superb attention to detail

  • Confident in your ability to communicate with a range of clients 

  • Australian/NZ permanent residency essential 

  • Onshore applicants only 


  • Sincere work-life balance – WFH whenever you like

  • Local clients with complex structures – you will never need to travel far from the office 

  • Grow your network and resume at a TOP 20 FIRM

  • Direct pathways for progression– this firm prefers to promote from within whenever possible 

  • Engage with a broad range of clients from a variety of industries as part of the Outsourced CFO team

  • A diverse and inclusive team with constant opportunities for staff training & development

  • A social and friendly team environment - Friday afternoon drinks at the local, regular staff functions and extracurricular activities

  • Bi-annual salary review

  • $1000 technology budget for a new phone/laptop 

  • 5 weeks annual leave after your first year 

If this opportunity interests you, apply now! Submit your CV above, or contact Tamara Viner on 0431 085 399 or for any further details.