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Senior Accountant (Fully Remote)

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Pitcher Partners is a leading network of independent Australian 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 nurture 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.

We are a team of 24 partners and 240 people that is growing to meet the demand of our clientele.

About the role

Our Private Business Family Advisory division includes a sub practice group processing tax compliance for individuals, small businesses, and investment entities. This group has been operating for a number of years and due to continued growth is looking to expand the team. We are looking for a permanent part-time or full-time qualified accountant to join the team and assist with processing the annual tax and accounting compliance tasks. The work is high volume and fast paced leading to increased turnaround times and a higher level of client satisfaction.

The position is flexible and once trained, can be performed remotely. The successful candidate, if working fully remote, would be required to attend the Brisbane City office for two weeks of face-to-face onboarding and training, and could then continue their work remotely thereon. There may be a requirement to attend the Brisbane office for a couple days, every six months for additional training.

Key responsibilities

  • Complete assigned Private Business and Family Advisory compliance based accounting work to meet client needs and contribute to effective practice management.
  • Review client files and information provided and preparing first draft financial and tax return documentation for management review.
  • Review and delegate compliance based accounting and tax to junior staff within the team leading to high level of ownership and responsibility.  
  • Manage clients directly where possible in respect of the collection of information, year end queries and delivery of financials and returns.
  • Work on a variety of entities across different industry sectors.

Who we’re after

Here are the key qualifications, skills and personal attributes we’re looking for. If you tick most of the boxes, but not all, we’d still encourage you to apply. Other capabilities you have may make you the perfect fit for the role, and we can work on filling the gaps together.

Relevant skills

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Business/Commerce degree majoring in Accounting
  • Completed or be completing your CA/CPA qualification
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in professional services
  • Solid tax technical knowledge and accounting skills
  • Ability to integrate with a team and collaborate effectively
  • Ability to work autonomously and proactively
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Demonstrated ability to understand client needs and tailoring service
  • Ability to use, navigate and troubleshoot common client accounting software packages (ie MYOB, Xero)
  • High level of analytical and problem solving ability
  • Outstanding attention to detail and time management
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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. So, 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’ – Option to work 100% remote
  • Income Protection Insurance  
  • Free fortnightly lunch in the office
  • 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. 

While we appreciate the role recruitment agencies play in our recruitment strategy, unsolicited CV’s will not be considered.

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