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Senior Accountants (BEL0002)

Our Senior Accountants are experienced and highly skilled financial professionals who oversee and manage the accounting processes within an organization. They are responsible for preparing and reviewing financial statements, ensuring compliance with accounting principles and regulations, providing guidance to junior accounting staff, and assisting in strategic financial decision-making.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

In the First Instance:

  • Preparation and lodgment of individual income tax returns
  • Preparation and lodgment of business activity statements
  • Preparation and lodgement of installment activity statements
  • Preparation and lodgement of fringe benefits tax returns
  • Bookkeeping in client accounting files including Xero, MYOB and occasionally Quickbooks
  • Payroll processing in client accounting files including Xero and MYOB
  • Uploading invoice payments for clients
  • Processing quarterly superannuation payments
  • Preparation of monthly management reports (i.e., P&L and balance sheet) for clients from their accounting platforms Ad hoc tasks
  • Any task deemed necessary by the Account Manager involving client management
  • Perform training in downtime to improve own skills and share knowledge with team
  • Preparation of financial statements and income tax returns for companies and trusts

Work Quickly Towards:

  • Preparation of basic financial statements and income tax returns for businesses operating through companies and trusts.
  • Preparation of financial statements and income tax returns for groups with consideration for Division 7a and inter-entity loans.

QUALIFICATIONS
Education

  • Should be a graduate of Finance and or Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) OR Chartered Accountant (CA) is preferred

Product Knowledge

  • Complete knowledge of client accounts and businesses
  • At least 2-5 years of experience in Australian accounting or taxation
  • Knowledge with Australian Taxation and Compliance is preferred
  • General Accounting experience with solid background is preferred
  • Must have experience in Individual, Partnership, Trust, and Company Compliance
  • SMSF compliance knowledge is preferred, but optional

System and Application Knowledge

  • Knowledge with Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Familiar with accounting tools such as Xero, MYOB
  • Ability to learn new systems and tools as needed

Quality

  • Works within the Hammerjack and Client quality guidelines
  • Ensures quality of work being delivered without being supervised

Communications Skills

  • Good oral and written communication skills

Efficiency

  • Works within allotted budget hours for jobs assigned
  • Ensures all deliverables are fulfilled on a timely manner