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Senior Accountant – Business Advisory & Assurance

About us:

Pitcher Partners Sydney is a Professional Chartered Accounting firm located in the heart of the CBD. We are leading network of independent firms, working together to enable growth and ambition for our clients and our people.

When you join Pitcher Partners, you’re joining a team with heart. We support each other. We learn together. We’re deliberate about fostering relationships that nourish and empower every individual and we’re excited by what’s possible. We know some of the best new ideas come in the form of curious, talented people we haven’t met yet. Perhaps you’re one of them.

Due to on-going growth we currently have a vacancy for an enthusiastic and driven Senior Accountant to join Business Advisory & Assurance division.

The Role:

You will play an important role in the provision of audit and assurance services to our clients. The position requires sound knowledge of accounting standards and the audit process. You will also be responsible for the delivery of audit work to high level for review, planning, which includes all related correspondence, documentation and reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Read, understand and follow audit planning memo and audit program
  • Develop Audit plans as required
  • Undertake field work for financial and compliance audits including interim and final testing
  • Prepare work papers in accordance with Audit Methodology, preparation of clear and concise reports
  • Fully utilise Audit software program Caseware and advise junior staff on usage
  • Prepare statutory financial statements. Prepare basic tax computations
  • Apply computer simulations and computer assisted techniques in performing audit engagements
  • Draft technical memo’s for manager and partner review
  • Provide feedback to staff on a regular basis during and at completion of assignments
  • Liaise with Managers to ensure jobs are reviewed and completed on time.

What we are looking for:

  • University Graduate with solid credit results having commenced CA with first time pass results
  • Minimum of 4 years current full time equivalent work experience gained ideally within a (Big 4- Mid Tier Chartered Firm).
  • Thorough working knowledge of accounting standards and tax, as well as a detailed understanding of the audit process and audit risk assessment
  • Ability to prepare work paper files in accordance with firm and divisional standards and train junior staff in this regard.
  • Proven ability to delegate lower level work to junior staff where it is cost effective
  • Previous experience working with Private, Not-For-Profit, Charities and Government based clients will be highly regarded.

The salary range for this role is $80,000-$95,000 package (inclusive of superannuation). This is based on level of experience.

At Pitcher Partners we believe success is better shared. That’s why we invest in the future of every person who works with us, and a culture that supports us all.

Join a team with heart:We actively support your health and social connection with a vibrant culture, great flexible working policy, 18 weeks paid parental leave accessible after 12 months, and much more.

Do work with a purpose:We put a lot of energy into developing meaningful relationships with our clients. 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. So we foster an environment of openness. Great ideas can come from anywhere. It all starts with listening.


If this sounds like you or you know anyone in your network that will be suitable to this role please APPLY NOW or email your cover letter and CV to [email protected]

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