Top 20 Firm Intermediate/Senior External Auditor

Posted 01 June 2022
Salary$75000 - $95000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccounting & Finance

Job description

  • Top 20 firm with an interesting and industry-diverse local client base

  • 5 weeks annual leave and time in lieu for any hours worked above the standard 37.5

  • Opportunity for outsourced CFO work and data analytics

About the Client

A top 20 Sydney based firm is looking for an experienced intermediate or senior auditor who is determined to take on a portfolio of clients from planning through to finalisation. 
The 6-partner team works together with all their staff to continually deliver excellence in the audit and advisory space. Having operated for over 50 years, they are well established within the industry and foster a genuine client approach and sense of community.  

About the Role

Develop a high level of client contact and exposure to multiple industries. You will lead smaller engagements from planning through to completion and manage teams of up to three intermediate or junior auditors, or work alongside managers and partners on larger engagements. You will report directly to an experienced team of ex big-four managers.  
More details about the role: 

  • You will work on clients that are listed, unlisted and NFPs from industries such as manufacturing, financial services, renewable energy, retail, technology, healthcare  

  • Conduct audits in line with Australian Auditing and Accounting Standards and apply relevant accounting and auditing principles and applicable laws and regulations  

  • Plan audit engagements, identify key audit risk areas and prepare work plans  

  • Liaise with clients alongside experienced managers and partners and identify opportunities for business growth 

Ideal Candidates Have:

  • Relevant tertiary education and knowledge on IFRS and auditing skills 

  • Minimum three years’ experience in audit in a public practice 

  • Near completion or certification of a CA/CPA qualification 

  • Strong written, verbal, technological and interpersonal skills, with a passion for developing strong client relationships 

  • Excellent Excel skills and Caseware experience and experience with Idea is advantageous 

The Culture

Despite 50 years of experience and success in the audit space, this firm is never complacent, and is constantly adapting to this fast-paced, globalized, and cloud-based world. Technology and innovation are valued, and staff are encouraged to provide insight into what works and what could be improved. Additionally, staff are trusted to work independently, while leaders provide guidance and insight when needed. External training sessions are provided to support employees in developing professional acumen or improving wellbeing. The firm understands the necessity of a work-life balance and incorporates flexibility and an open dialogue into their culture. They believe staff should be rewarded for their work and provide a range of financial and wellbeing benefits to care for their people. 

The Benefits

  • Authentic career development opportunities and transparent processes for career advancement

  • Get involved in other areas such as data analytics, outsourced CFO wok, internal audit, risk & governance & franchiser wage payments

  • Work with an Ex-Big 4 leadership team in a supportive and professional environment 

  • Emphasis on work/life balance – No fixed start and finish times, local clients so minimal travel time and no overnight stays

  • Broaden your horizon with exposure to business services if desired - prepare statutory financial statements, tax returns, BAS, FBT and payroll tax returns for a range of clients 

  • Two extra-long weekends per year

  • Time in Lieu if you work over 37.5 hours per week 

  • Frequent training from external educators, developing technical and soft skills to help you thrive  

  • Phone and gym allowance

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