Assistant Manager - Superannuation

BDO Australia
Brisbane CBD, QLD;
Industry-competitive salary package
06 May 2024
06 Jun 2024
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

We are currently seeking a dynamic and experienced SMSF Senior Accountant to join our vibrant and growing Superannuation Team as an Assistant Manager. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in supporting the management of our SMSF team, ensuring compliance, and providing high-quality client service to our high-net-worth clients.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in managing the SMSF division, including overseeing day-to-day operations, workflow management, and team coordination.
  • Providing mentorship, guidance, and support to team members, fostering a collaborative and high performance work environment.
  • Reviewing and analysing SMSF financial statements, tax returns, and other documentation for accuracy and completeness.
  • Liaising with clients, financial advisors, and external stakeholders to address inquiries, resolve issues, and deliver exceptional client service.
  • Contributing to developing and implementing strategies to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of SMSF processes and procedures.
  • Staying updated on industry trends, regulatory changes, and best practices related to SMSFs and sharing knowledge with the team.
  • Undertaking ad-hoc duties as required from time to time.

Skills/Attributes Required:

  • Strong understanding of SIS Act and regulations, compliance requirements, and taxation principles.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, with experience in team management or supervision.
  • Strong communication skills, able to adapt style to suit different audiences, and ability to explain complex issues.
  • Self-driven and assumes responsibility and accountability.
  • Analytical mindset with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proactive and results-oriented approach, with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to monitor progress and remain 'across' jobs; owning them and striving to adhere to short and long-term deadlines.
  • Strong digital skills including a good working knowledge of MS Office applications, cloud accounting platforms, and add-ons Willingness and ability to bring new ideas to the table.
  • Proficiency in relevant software and tools, including SMSF administration platforms and accounting software. Supermate experience is desirable but not essential.

Qualifications/Experience Required:

  • Prior accounting experience in an accounting firm environment
  • CA qualified
  • Minimum of 5 years of superannuation experience, focusing on SMSFs.

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. 

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, well-being, 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).

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