Senior Tax Accountants (ZMP0003)

Our Senior Tax Accountants are experienced professionals who specialize in tax planning, preparation, and compliance for individuals or businesses. They navigate complex tax regulations, provide strategic advice, and ensure accurate filing to optimize tax liabilities while staying updated with changing tax laws.



  • Should be a graduate of Finance and or Accounting
  • CPA is preferred but not required

Product Knowledge

  • Complete knowledge of client accounts and businesses
  • At least 4-5 years of experience in accounting or taxation
  • Knowledge of Australian Taxation and Compliance is preferred
  • Previous experience working with an Australian accounting firm

System and Application Knowledge

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


  • Works within the Hammerjack and Client quality guidelines
  • Ensures quality of work being delivered without being supervised
  • Good oral and written communication skills


Financial Statement Preparation Tasks

  • Review general ledger balances, reports, and transactions to verify their accuracy for the correct tax application
  • Prepare and complete working papers according to client and regulatory standards for clients in a variety of businesses.
  • Apply technical proficiency and knowledge acquired through assigned work, self-study, course participation, and current technical reports and information study.
  • Prepare adjustments, if applicable, to correct the client’s tax allocation
  • Perform year-end accruals review
  • Gathering all pertinent information and confirmation received to prepare job notes for the financial statements
  • Ensure all working papers are updated to reflect the final version of the financial statements
  • Remain knowledgeable with updates in the accounting software
  • Generating a complete set of Financial Statements to be sent to clients.
  • Preparation of Trust Distribution and Dividend Statement, if applicable.
  • Pro-actively raise queries and suggestions regarding client’s records to promptly prepare the working papers

Income Tax Return Preparation Task

  • Drafting of Tax Returns in client-specified software
  • Prepare Tax Reconciliation and Tax Provision
  • Ensure all appropriate tax deductions and tax off-set are claimed based on regulatory standards
  • Ensure all necessary tax return sections are filled out and with no validation errors


Process and Work Flow Compliance

  • Ensure the proper completion of the tax compliance checklist provided by the onshore team
  • Manage workflow and ensure jobs are completed accordingly before the deadline set by the client.
  • Daily Timesheet preparation in the client-specified application
  • Pro-actively raise queries and suggestions regarding client’s records to promptly prepare the working papers
  • Preparation and lodgement of Monthly, quarterly, or annual Activity Statement (IAS or BAS) of the client
  • Any task deemed necessary by the Team Manager or Service Delivery Manager involving client Management