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Manager – Private Business & Family Advisory

A role at Pitcher Partners is more than a job. It’s a calling; an opportunity to grow; flexibility to enjoy your personal commitments; and recognition in a supportive community.

Pitcher Partners’ aspires to be the leading accounting, audit and advisory firm to middle market businesses. Our people are what makes us successful, so we provide an environment that enables you to perform at your best. Here, you’ll be encouraged to carve out a career path that suits your interests and expertise and be rewarded for your contribution to shared successes.

Your new career

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Manager to join our Private Business and Family Advisory (PBFA) Division at our Brisbane CBD office. In this role, you will work closely with PBFA Partners, Directors, fellow Managers, accountants, and support staff throughout the division to deliver various taxation, financial, and business advisory services.

You will have the opportunity to work with a diverse and interesting client base including listed companies across a broad range of industries. You will lead and mentor your team of passionate accountants by fostering a culture of professional development, upskilling, and expanding technical knowledge.

You will also co-manage our broader PBFA resource pool to help streamline and deliver proficient client outcomes. Through this position, responsiveness is key, as added flexibility is given to manage output while working remotely and in the office.

Key components of your new role:

  • Prepare and be integral to complex accounting and taxation engagements.
  • Be a regular point of contact for your clients, ensuring consistency in exceptional client service.
  • Providing leadership and guidance to an expanding and talented team of accounting professionals.

Who we’re after
Outlined below is the overview of the qualifications, skills and personal attributes we’re looking for.

Relevant skills

As the ideal candidate, you will be degree-qualified and having completed your CA/CPA qualification. With relevant expertise as a Manager in a business advisory environment, you will have:

  • Ability to understand client needs and exhibit a high level of client service.
  • Advanced accounting technical knowledge, including application of accounting standards and compiling consolidated financial statements (in a private clients setting).
  • Ability to effectively manage and mentor a team of accounting professionals.
  • Advanced knowledge in areas of taxation.
  • Exposure to taxation consolidation is an advantage.
  • Ability to use, navigate and troubleshoot common client accounting software packages (i.e. MYOB and Xero), and larger enterprise products (an advantage).
  • Well-refined oral and written communication skills
  • Comprehensive Microsoft Excel skills and ability to efficiently work with large datasets.
  • Adaptable to engage a wide range of growing clients.
  • Outstanding attention to detail and time management.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage competing priorities.
  • Ability to integrate with the team and collaborate effectively.

Compassionate team player
You are approachable, compassionate and invested in the development of the team and a strong team player who contributes positively to team culture.

What we offer 
At Pitcher Partners we believe success is better shared. That’s why we invest in the future of everyone who works with us, and a culture that supports us all. Our inhouse leadership and professional development programs are tailored to your staff level and each explore how to lead with impact.

Join a team with heart
We actively support your health and social connection with a vibrant culture, great flexible working policy, paid parental leave, Employee Assistance program and more.

Do work with a purpose
We put a lot of energy into developing meaningful relationships with our clients and each other. It results in a level of trust that creates surprising opportunities for our business. And your career.

Bring your best ideas
We’re inspired by potential. We know there’s always a better way to do something. We foster an environment of openness. Great ideas can come from anywhere. It all starts with listening.

Some specifics:

  • Flexible Work Arrangements – ‘Work Where you need to Be’ 
  • Income Protection Insurance  
  • Free fortnightly lunch 
  • Discounted health insurance 
  • Paid Parental Leave 
  • Active social club 
  • Regular sporting and team events 
  • Mental health support via our Employee Assistance Program 
  • Dress for your day policy 
  • Modern, city-central office environment with lavish end of trip facilities

How to apply

If you can see yourself as part of a team that’s all about people doing meaningful work, and leading with the best ideas, we want to hear from you. Submit your application via the link.

Actively improving diversity in our workforce is central to our purpose, and we strongly encourage people from under-represented backgrounds to apply.

All applicants must be Australian citizens or hold a current valid Australian work visa. You may be required to provide evidence at application.  

Only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. 

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