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Senior Analyst/Assistant Manager – Outsourced Finance

We’re a leading network of independent Australian accounting, audit and business advisory 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. 

Our commitment to you 

At Pitcher Partners we believe success is better shared. We invest in the future of our people, and a culture that supports us all. When you embark on a career with us, we support your journey in various ways:  

Your development 

  • Tailored leadership and professional development programs 
  • Secondment opportunities across practice groups internally and internationally through the Baker Tilly International network 
  • Study support to enhance your career and impact including CA and other post graduate study 

Your leave and flexibility 

  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements, and dress for your day 
  • Time In Lieu and client leadership program leave
  • Paid parental leave, community leave, purchased leave and public holiday swap programs 

Your health, finance and extras  

  • Mental health first aid training 
  • Onsite massages and pilates 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Lifestyle and retail discounts through Pitcher+ 
  • Free barista made coffee from our onsite café, The Hub 
  • Income protection insurance 
  • Convenient CBD location by Southern Cross station 

We’re proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for All Women. Earned through our continued commitment to the careers of women by offering benefits and policies that support diversity, equity and inclusion. Visit the Work180 Pitcher Partners Melbourne page a full breakdown of our benefits. 

About the team

The Outsourced Finance team is an integral part of the Business Advisory & Assurance division of Pitcher Partners Melbourne. Our team, consisting of around 40 employees, provides end-to-end finance and administrative services to a diverse clientele spanning various industries, including renewable energy, infrastructure and asset management, retail, finance and technology.

By working closely with our clients, we gain valuable insights into their businesses, allowing us to guide them through strategic decision-making and goal realisation. We also connect our clients with other areas of Pitcher Partners, ensuring they receive the right guidance precisely when they need it.

About the role

The responsibilities of the role include managing your own client engagements, reviewing and at times preparing standard month end procedures, ad hoc project work like financial modelling, and managing junior staff members. The culture within our firm is one based on care and trust and we expect all team members to display these values. 

Key responsibilities

  • Preparation and review of periodic management accounts and reconciliation packs in line with client reporting deadlines;
  • Preparation and review of annual statutory financial reports (audited and unaudited);
  • Preparation and review of key balance sheet and profit & loss reconciliations;
  • Preparation and review of 3-way financial budgets, reforecasts and cash flow forecasts;
  • Attendance to information requests and ad hoc queries – as we provide a full service offering there are a lot of ad hoc requests that come through;
  • Providing support to junior staff to assist in their development and ensuring client outcomes are delivered on time

Who we’re after

Here are the some of the key qualifications, skills and personal attributes we’re looking for. If you tick most of the boxes, but not all that’s ok! We’d still love for you to apply. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Commerce, Accounting, or something similar. You have also completed, or are currently studying towards your CA or CPA.
  • Accounting experience within either professional services or industry.
  • Experience in any of the following is desireable: Xero, NetSuite, MYOB Advanced, SAP, Excel, VBA, Python, Power BI, Reckon APS, CaseWare

How to apply

If you can see yourself as part of a team that’s about developing meaningful relationships with your clients and your colleagues, and leading with the best ideas, we want to hear from you. 

Our typical recruitment process for shortlisted applicants will include a phone screening, two interviews and role specific testing or case study. Our recruitment team will walk you through this process and will provide you with all the required information.  

Once advertising commences, we continually review applications, so encourage you to apply today if you can see yourself in this role. 

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

We are open to discussing how any of our roles can be done on a part time basis and encourage you to let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process. You can reach out to us at [email protected] . 

Note for recruitment agencies: While we appreciate the role recruitment agencies play in our recruitment strategy, unsolicited CV’s or profiles will not be considered. We will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV’s or profiles that are shared.  

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