Senior Accountant Business Services

BDO Australia
Sydney CBD, NSW
Industry-competitive salary package
11 Apr 2024
19 Apr 2024
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Looking to use audit skills in a new way? Passionate about financial reporting and client service?  Unlock your potential for growth and impact.

About BDO

BDO is a trusted adviser to clients looking for audit, tax and advisory services. As the 5th biggest audit and accounting organisation in the work we have clients of all types and sizes across an array of industry sectors. 

We are a testament to our values which are at the core of who we are and how we work with each other and with our clients. 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

We are currently seeking a near or newly qualified Chartered Accountant to join our close-knit, high-performing team and support the delivery of quality statutory financial reporting and audit readiness solutions across a diverse range of large entities, unlocking your potential for growth and impact.

The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in delivering statutory financial reporting and audit readiness support to a diverse range of clients. With a spotlight on sectors such as Financial Services, Construction, Automotive Dealerships, Energy and Healthcare, you will be at the forefront of delivery and provide invaluable support to our clients during their crucial reporting seasons through structured projects, backed by our processes and technology solutions.

As our portfolio continues to grow through organic expansion, we are excited to welcome a new team member who will contribute significantly to ensuring seamless delivery throughout the bustling 2024 financial reporting season and beyond.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring compliance: Preparing financial reports that comply with relevant accounting standards, regulations, and company policies
  • Communicating financial information: presenting financial reports to stakeholders in a clear and understandable manner
  • Client focus: meeting or exceeding promised delivery timeframes and service quality at all times, and by doing so raising our brand awareness and contributing to the growth of our business
  • Gathering and compiling financial data: collecting relevant financial information from various sources within the organisation and or external to the organisation
  • Supporting audits: assisting with the audit process by providing necessary documentation and explanations of financial transactions and reporting practices
  • Workpaper preparation: prepare workpapers to support or year-end delivery, ensuring transactions are properly documented and supported with relevant evidence
  • Continuous improvement: continuously reviewing and improving financial reporting processes and systems to enhance accuracy, efficiency, and effectiveness

Skills/Attributes Required:

  • Sound understanding of accounting principles, regulations and standards including tax effect accounting
  • Strong analytical skills to dissect financial data
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficiency in relevant software tools and spreadsheets for financial analysis
  • Excellent numerical abilities
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines with the support of experienced managers
  • Ethical integrity and professionalism
  • Leadership capabilities to mentor and guide junior staff
  • Continuous learning mindset to stay updated with industry trends and regulations

Qualifications and Experience required:

  • Experience in preparing complex financial reports and applying accounting standards is essential to your success in this role
  • CA qualified or near CA qualified (or overseas equivalent)
  • Audit experience strongly preferred

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).

To submit your application please click Apply or for further information please contact Michelle Lorschy from our Talent Acquisition team on Learn more about what we offer at BDO.


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

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