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SMSF – Senior Accountant

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

With direct exposure to a number of Partners, our Accountants work within dynamic teams and have access to mentoring and a range of clients. Reporting to a Manager and Partner within our Superannuation Division, you will be a collaborative team player and deliver a range of Superannuation services for our clients.

Key responsibilities

• Complete SMSF annual accounts and returns independently and within the agreed timeframe and budget
• Commitment to broadening skills to become a SMSF specialist
• Have a strong teamwork approach and be involved in training and mentoring junior staff
• Strong understanding of SIS Act and regulations
• Initial reviews of SMSF information and data
• Responsible for a list of SMSF clients
• The ability to delegate with ownership and responsibility

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 a Business degree majoring in Accounting or Commerce and have completed your CA/CPA qualification, and have at least 5 years’ experience in a similar role in professional services. With relevant experience as a SMSF Accountant, you will be able to demonstrate:

• SMSF technical knowledge and accounting skills
• Ability to integrate with a team and collaborate effectively
• Demonstrated ability to understand client needs and tailoring service
• 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
• Proven ability to meet deadlines

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’
• Income Protection Insurance 
• Free fortnightly lunch
• 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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