Accountant (Tax)

Public Employer
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
USD 31.25 - 33.65 per hour
24 Oct 2020
11 Nov 2020
Job role
Accountant, Tax
Experience level
Qualified accountant
The BlueRock group are currently looking for an experienced and commercial Accountant to join our growing business advisory team. Are you passionate about business & entrepreneurship and keen to work with some of Australia's most innovative starts-up and entrepreneurs? This opportunity provides the lucky candidate to work with some of the most talented individuals in the industry within an entrepreneurial advisory firm!

Who are we?
BlueRock is an entrepreneurial advisory firm with expertise across every aspect of business and private wealth. Whether it's financing a start-up, building a website, creating a lease, planning a wealth creation strategy or all of the above, our whole team works together to get exceptional outcomes. Plus we have a heap of fun along the way!

What do we do?

BlueRock Australia is a Business advisory division embedded within an entrepreneurial advisory firm - and this sets us apart from the rest. We work holistically with every client to create an approach that suits every business, leaning on the skills and experience of the broader BlueRock community to add value and expertise.

We're a rapidly growing team on the look-out for Melbourne's best Accountants to join us through this exciting period of growth. In fact, our mission is to build a highly integrated community of exceptional minds who can work together to challenge industry norms.

What will you be doing?
  • Preparing financial statements and income tax returns for private clients
  • Reviewing taxation notices and preparing correspondence on behalf of clients;
  • Coaching, mentoring & helping with development of junior staff
  • Liaising with various providers and statutory authorities on behalf of clients;
  • Providing specialist tax advice;
  • Assist the Manager and/or Director with advisory/consulting engagements as and when required. Typically about 50% of your work will be in the consulting space - engagements include but not limited to cash flow forecasting and business acquisition/sale advice;
  • Identify opportunities and client requirements for financial planning services and referrals to other divisions of Blue Rock
  • Liaising with clients and on occasion working from client premises if required and appropriate
Show us what you're made of! We want to hear from people who are/have:
  • 2-4 years experience in business services working with SME's
  • Degree qualified and hold a CPA/CA (or near completion)
  • Strong level of technical advisory proficiency; with tax and also consulting/modelling engagements including budgeting, cashflow forecasting & valuations
  • Strong user of Xero
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • A genuine collaborator with the ability to implement the big picture
  • Comfortable helping & motivating others to succeed - a good mentor and coach for junior and graduate accountants
  • Not afraid to take risks in the name of innovation
  • Analytical background with a proven record of identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Effective communication skills to develop key strategic relationships with team members an clients. An excellent problem solver who is able to identify and understand client issues
  • Excellent time management skills and, ability to meet deadlines/KPIs
  • A passionate team player who isn't afraid of hard work!
**Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview**

Salary package for this role will be $65,000 - $70,000 inclusive of superannuation

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