Accountant

Recruiter
Australian Government
Location
Mulgrave, Victoria, Australia
Salary
USD 40,000.00 - 60,000.00 per year
Posted
23 May 2021
Closes
22 Jun 2021
Ref
2293411281
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Accountant
  • Mulgrave
  • Full time
  • Accounting - Taxation
  • $57,000+9.5% Superannuation
We are a well-established accounting firm and part of an integrated financial services business, based in Mulgrave. We service predominantly small to medium-sized enterprises and individuals. We are seeking a full-time, experienced accountant with a strong work ethic to join our team. Austrian Citizen and Australian Permanent Resident are preferred, and our company welcomes all skilled job seekers with full time working rights.

You will need to perform the following duties:
  • Using applications of computer-based accounting systems such as XERO, MYOB and Excel for data entry activities, including accruals, prepayments, deferred revenues and costs
  • Preparing financial statements and reports including balance sheet, profit and loss, asset, liability, capital account entries and internal management by compiling and analysing account information
  • Providing assists in formulating budgetary and accounting policies and maintaining accounting controls via policies and procedures
  • Making financial research and investigations, preparing reports and audits, making advice on cases including business purchase and sale, business merge, business capital finance and taxation
  • Providing accounting and financial advice on business structures, plans and operations
  • Preparing taxation returns, Payroll Tax and BAS, annual FBT and taxable payment reporting to the ATO, and special purpose financial reports for individuals, companies and other organisations
  • Ensuring all internal and external reporting is provided in a timely and accurate manner, including the completion of the annual report and statement
  • Providing services related to financial reporting, auditing, bankruptcy and accounting information systems in compliance with regulations
  • Assist in ad-hoc accounting projects such as audits, budgets and forecasts
  • Reconciling financial discrepancies and examining operating costs and organisations' income and expenditure
  • Examining and assuring the information in financial reports
  • Strengthening compliance with existing and new statutory requirements, laws, complying with federal, state, and local financial law requirements, and advising management on actions to be taken
  • Completing database backups and securing financial information, and maintaining financial security through internal control
  • Perform other required tasks


The essential requirement for this position:
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively, meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role with at least a relevant bachelor's degree (Accounting or Finance)
  • Self-motivated and highly organised
  • Possess an excellent level of both verbal and written communication skills and ability to build and maintain good customer relationship
  • Excellent customer service and phone etiquette.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other team members.
We anticipate a large volume of applications and due to time restraints, only applicants that are successful will be notified. No phone applications will be taken.