JOB PURPOSE The Senior Accountant assists the Manager and/or Assistant Manager in daily deliverables to provide excellent service to clients. They provide financial information to management by researching and analysing accounting data; preparing reports, submitting the reports to the client and are able to coach junior staff in the department. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Ensure that monthly and quarterly reporting and all compliance requirements are completed for all clients under his/her responsibility at the standard expected (integrity and quality) and within the timeframe requested by the clientEnsure client work and internal work is completed within budgeted time and any out of scope client work is reported to meet budget utilization and realization targetsDelegate and review work of Junior and Intermediate staffAssist with Business Development (BD) opportunities Maintains relationship with clients and internal/external stakeholdersReview and first sign-off of work prepared by Junior and Intermediate staff including: - Bookkeeping and accounting for various clients- BS and P&L accounts reconciliations- Cost plus calculations- Month end reporting- IAS and BAS returns- Trust distribution calculations Preparation or review of tax compliance, including annual Income Tax, Fringe Benefits Tax and ESS returnsCashflow reportingPreparation and or review of statutory and non-statutory accounts for the year endPreparation and or review of conversion of financial information to a foreign currencyLiaise with clients, auditors, banks, suppliers and The Australian Taxation OfficePerforms financial fluctuation analysis for key clientsAssist Manager in preparing proposal for clientsAssists Manager/AM to implement internal control procedures and train junior staffIdentify client’s needs and new business opportunities and inform AM / ManagerSet up processes and procedures for each client under his/her responsibility. Update client’s proceduresLiaising with TMF office network as required in delivery of servicesAssist with client billing and WIP managementAssist with on-going ‘Know your client’ procedures for clientsKeep accurate records by coding correctly timesheets in ViewPointAd hoc duties as and when required JOB SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS Degree holder with recognised accounting qualification or business related disciplinesMinimum 5 years’ experience in CPA/CA firm or multinational companiesCompleted Professional qualifications in CA or CPASound knowledge of local/international accounting and banking practicesAdvanced Microsoft Office application (advanced excel a must)Strong command of written and spoken EnglishStrong knowledge of local system (e.g. MYOB, XERO)
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