Accountant All Levels

BDO Australia
Cairns, QLD
Industry-competitive salary package
08 Apr 2024
08 May 2024
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


BDO (NTH QLD) is the leading full-service Audit, Tax, and Advisory firm in North Queensland, with 10 Partners within a total of 80 team members. For over 100 years our firm has provided local community support in North Queensland. We offer a unique combination of generous employee benefits, local market knowledge, career pathways, training, and technical expertise. 

About the role 

Advance your career within our Business Services team, where you will support a diverse range of clients from start-ups to very large businesses across a range of industries. Our ideal candidate is a proactive, highly motivated, team player, who is innovative and has a strong focus on providing exceptional client service. In this role you will be responsible for assisting our Partners in providing accounting services such as tax compliance and client advisory. This may include the preparation of income tax returns, financial statements, business activity statements (BAS) and instalment activity statements (IAS).

What we offer

At BDO (NTH QLD) we want you to enjoy what you do within the office and community, and for that reason we offer a broad range of unique opportunities to suit your day-too-day lifestyle, some include:

  • Industry competitive salary packages
  • Professional development and career growth opportunities including access to our national training and development programs
  • Flexible working arrangements and work from home office set-up allowance
  • A progressive family support program which includes paid parental leave of up to 26 weeks for the primary career and return to work support
  • Social aspects of the firm including health, wellness, and community giving initiatives
  • Wellbeing programs such as a daily breakfast bar and an annual Wellness Allowance and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Dress for your day policy and MORE!

About you

This is an exciting career opportunity for a positive, proactive and motivated professional with experience in a similar role. A real team player, you will possess the following:

  • Tertiary qualified in a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) or Bachelor of Commerce 
  • Previous work experience in a similar tax accountant role
  • Eligibility for, or currently completing/completed a CA or CPA qualification 
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders 
  • Ability to think critically, identify and solve problems 
  • Confidence when communicating and excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Strong IT skills as well as willing and able to learn new technologies 
  • Professionalism, partnered with an organised and proactive style.

What to expect when you apply?

Your application should include a cover letter, a copy of your CV, and a copy of your academic transcript. Our recruitment process will ensure that you experience an efficient and personalised experience.

Once you have applied:

  • You will receive an email confirming the receipt of your application
  • Each application will be reviewed by our People & Culture team
  • Shortlisted applicants will be contacted and invited to progress to the next stages of our recruitment process. This may include phone/video screen, face to face interviews, online assessments, and reference checking
  • All applicants will be updated via email on the progress of the application throughout the recruitment process. To keep up to date with application dates, events, and more please follow the BDO (NTH QLD) Facebook page.

To submit your application please click ‘Apply Now’ or for further information please contact Jecoa Selke via email at Please note that all applications must be submitted online

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