Senior Accountant

BDO Australia
Melbourne CBD, VIC
Industry-competitive salary package
26 May 2023
26 Jun 2023
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

About BDO

BDO is a trusted adviser to clients looking for audit, tax and advisory services. As one of the world’s leading audit and accounting organisations, we have clients of all types and sizes across an array of industry sectors.

Our values are at the core of who we are and how we work with each other and with our clients. These values are the foundation of what we deliver, IDEAS | PEOPLE | TRUST. This is about delivering ideas and advice that create value; quality-driven people who are motivated by providing exceptional client service; and being trusted to get the job done. Learn more about BDO.

Current opportunity

As a Business Services Senior Accountant you will be involved in providing professional accounting services to a diverse range of family owned businesses, from start-ups to significant global entities. This role will provide you exposure to numerous clients across a broad range of industries.

The Business Services division ensures our clients' success by adding value in every aspect of their business through the provision of world-class advisory and compliance services. BDO's business advisers understand growth and success in the Australian and international markets and focus on helping our clients understand their business and provide practical strategies to help them succeed.

Day to day you will

  • Prepare a range of financial statements in accordance with regulatory, accounting and financial reporting standards across various industries;
  • Prepare income tax returns for a variety of entities including companies, trusts and high net worth individuals;
  • Perform various tax planning tasks for clients and preparing advice relating to business operations and regulatory matters;
  • Providing a range of business and tax advisory services.

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Being a team player is crucial to our success and we expect a successful candidate will go above and beyond for each other. Our team based approach allows us all to get to know our clients and hence deliver on their goals and needs. Your background in business services, tax or accounting along with a common sense approach will provide a strong foundation to succeed in this role.

Additionally you will bring

  • Relationship building skills; we work as a wider Business Services team and you will need to liaise with various levels and teams across BDO as well as providing exceptional service to our clients;
  • Demonstrated analytical/problem solving ability;
  • Excellent attention to detail and a proactive approach to work;
  • Currently completing (or finished) a CA or CPA qualification;
  • Knowledge and use of Advanced Professional Solutions (APS) and/or Xero is desirable.

What we will offer you

BDO offers professional development, collaborative culture, workplace flexibility, global career growth opportunities and an industry-competitive salary package.

We are committed to building your technical, advisory, leadership, and management skills, and balance work with promoting health, wellbeing, workplace giving and social activities. At BDO, we want you to enjoy what you do and the community of colleagues and clients you work with.

As a firm, we embrace an inclusive culture and value the difference and unique perspective of every individual. We are proud to be named an Inclusive Employer by Diversity Council Australia (DCA).

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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