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Senior Bookkeeper

Senior Bookkeeper, Outsourced Finance Team 

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

As an integral part of our Business Advisory and Assurance (BA&A) practice, the Outsourced Finance team provides outsourced finance and administrative services to a wide range of clients in varying industries, including infrastructure and asset management, retail, finance, and technology.

While acting as the outsource finance provider we are exposed to all aspects of our client’s businesses allowing us to gain valuable insight. Being so close to our clients allows us to provide the right advice and to leverage off other areas of our firm when required. 

About the role

Working in this team, you will manage the end-to-end bookkeeping requirements for a portfolio of clients, including problem-solving accounting and technology issues and assisting clients with cloud-based application solutions.

In addition to bookkeeping duties, you may will assist with the management of our bookkeeping team, onboarding of new clients and potentially manage staff.

Key responsibilities

  • Involvement in accurate and timely processing of payroll, accounts payable and receivables, maintaining general ledgers, cash flow forecasting and management reporting.
  • Review of banking, including preparation of workpapers and month end reconciliations.
  • Review of periodic Business Activity Statements, Instalment Activity Statements, and other statutory returns.
  • Advising clients on cloud-based accounting application solutions.
  • Mentoring and management of staff members.
  • Liaising and developing relationships with clients and internal stakeholders.

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.

  • Related tertiary qualifications in accounting or bookkeeping with the relevant certificates and experience in professional services firm.
  • Experience in software’s such as Xero, QuickBooks and MYOB and can maintain multiple ledgers for a large variety of clients.
  • You can review the work of others, ensuring outcomes are accurate and meet client expectations, managing priorities and conflicting deadlines.

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.

Applications will close 28 June 2024. 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] .

“We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.”

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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