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Senior Accountant – Private Business & Family Advisory

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 a enthusiastic and driven Senior Accountant to
join our Private Business Family Advisory division.

The Role


You will
become a part of a fast growing business unit with a broad range of clients
from a number of industries.
The Private Business Family Advisory team not only conducts the taxation and
accounting needs of clients but provides unique advisory services and has a
niche market reputation, providing unrivaled opportunities, and strong
interaction with all other business units with the firm. We have a flat line
management structure, providing easy access to multiple Partners, whilst
working predominantly for the team Manager.
The successful candidate will take the job from start to finish and deal
directly with the clients. We work across a broad range of clients including
ASX-listed companies, large private companies, Small-to-Medium Enterprises (SME’s)
and High Net-Worth Individuals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reviews
    financial accounts, tax returns, business activity statements, instalment
    activity statements and other work performed by Intermediates, Graduates and
    Cadets who work on their clients
  • Prepares more
    complex corporate and company tax returns
  • Solid
    understanding of Corporations Act, accounting standards, tax legislation and
    other research as they relate to the work undertaken
  • Detailed
    understanding of company secretarial matters such as lodgements, fees and
    general requirements
  • Prepares
    and reviews complex fringe benefits tax returns
  • Good
    understanding of state taxes
  • Prepares
    complex individual, company, trust, partnership tax returns with limited
    supervision or direction
  • Detailed
    knowledge of tax office correspondence and procedures (including assessment,
    objections, ect)
  • Prepares
    and analyses management reports for clients (i.e cashflows reports, budget ect)
  • Good
    working knowledge of GST, Business Activity Statements and Instalment Activity
    Statements
  • Prepares
    and reviews work papers, analysis of client data and transactions and setting
    up accounts onto the accounting package in accordance with present standards
  • Understanding
    complex accounting standards
  • Prepares
    complex financial reports from client data
  • Carries out
    analytical review procedures, including ratio analysis
  • Ability to
    prepare well drafted, high level reports for more senior staff to review
  • Prepare
    draft invoices to manager/partners at the end of an engagement
  • Prepares
    and analyses standard management reports for clients

Who we are 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.

The candidate will ideally be in their final stages
of completing their CA program with 3-4 years of experience within a business
services division.

We are particularly looking for:

  • Reporting skills – a comfort in
    attending to all types of corporate, trust, super and individual accounting and
    taxation compliance of a simple to moderate complexity, with minimal
    supervision.
  • Ideally experience with family office
    and high net wealth passive wealth clients
  • Ability to build strong relationships
  • Problem solving skills – you will be
    able to demonstrate the ability to “think outside the square”
  • A confident demeanor and the ability
    to interface with clients, and earn their respect
  • Strong attention to detail
  • An entrepreneurial spirit

Our business is structured so that over the longer
term, you will develop your own career path and build your own job profile. You
will be supported and encouraged to achieve your own goals and objectives, and
will be rewarded for displaying entrepreneurial initiative.

The salary range for this role is $75,000-$95,000
package (inclusive of superannuation).

What we offer

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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