Assistant Manager

BDO Australia
Sydney CBD, NSW
Industry-competitive salary package
22 May 2024
22 Jun 2024
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

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

About the team

Our 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. You’ll be involved in providing professional accounting services to a diverse range of family owned businesses, from start-ups to significant global entities and focus on helping our clients understand their business and provide practical strategies to help them succeed. This role will provide you exposure to numerous clients across a broad range of industries.

Current opportunity

As a Senior Accountant or Assistant Manager, you’ll focus on delivering high quality, value adding work while developing your career in a high performing team. 

  • Contribute to team management of workflow and team output
  • Manage client engagements and ongoing relationships
  • Lead, advise and /or assist on business services, accounting and tax engagements
  • Prepare and review a range of financial statements in accordance with regulatory, accounting
    and financial reporting standards;
  • Perform various tax planning tasks for clients and preparing advice relating to business
    operations and regulatory matters;
  • Work autonomously on tax and FBT returns and identify non-compliance issues;
  • Provide ongoing support for virtual CFO engagements with clients
  • Engage with our culture of coaching and mentoring staff on engagement

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Achieves successful outcomes through clear and effective communications and the ability to relate to others
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Commercial skills with business acumen
  • Good problem-solver
  • Able to adapt communication style to suit different audiences, and ability to explain issues simply
  • Self-driven and assumes responsibility and accountability
  • Leadership and management skills with the ability to mentor and coach team members
  • Collaborative and solution-focused
  • Ability to monitor progress and remain 'across' jobs; owning them and striving to adhere to short and long-term deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • 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

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).

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