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Senior Management Accountant

Employer
Forvis Mazars GmbH & Co. KG
Location
Melbourne, Australia
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Aug 5, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
03rd July, 2024

Senior Management Accountant - Melbourne Office

Forvis Mazars is a globally integrated audit, tax and advisory firm with offices in over 100 countries and territories - and we're making a name for ourselves here in Australia.

For those who appreciate culture as much as commercial success, Forvis Mazars is the smart choice. It's a place where you'll be challenged to find unexpected solutions. And where you can be confident, your team always supports you.

Everyone who joins Forvis Mazars is valued for the individual qualities they bring to the team. In turn, we invest in making you the best you can be - whether it's through endless learning, or by tapping into opportunities within our worldwide partnership. So much is possible, at Forvis Mazars.

Accounting and Outsourcing Services Team Melbourne

We are looking for an energetic and driven Senior Management Accountant with a minimum of 3-5 years' experience. As part of the Outsourcing team, you will provide outstanding services to local and international clients across a diverse range of industries. You will be a key contributor to our fast-growing business and will help to build our future as well as your own career. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who can delight clients through the provision of high quality, technology enabled solutions, who will become the main point of contact for the day-to-day delivery of services and can work under pressure to tight time frames.

About the role:
  • Maintaining the accounts payable and accounts receivable ledgers, including bank reconciliations and processing of journals.
  • Assist with banking and payment matters.
  • Responding in a timely and accurate manner to client queries.
  • Management accounts preparation and month end close processes.
  • Preparation and lodgement of monthly/quarterly Business and Instalment Activity Statements.
  • Assist with onboarding new clients and set up of systems, work papers and operating processes for new clients.
  • Preparation of annual financial statements for Companies and Trusts.
  • Providing information to the Business Services Team to assist with the preparation of income tax returns for Companies and Trusts.
  • ATO registration matters.
  • Keeping the manager and partner informed of progress and any issues arising.
  • Communicating with and mentoring colleagues professionally and courteously.
  • Communicating with clients and key business stakeholders on a variety of matters.
  • Assist with practice management matters including team workflow and billings.

About you:
  • 3-5 years' experience working in an accounting related role.
  • CA/CPA (or equivalent) qualified or working towards.
  • Good attention to detail and able to work quickly and accurately to tight time schedules.
  • Experience of Xero or other cloud accounting packages would be beneficial.
  • Strong numerical and IT skills.
  • Sound Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Willing to learn and be keen and committed in a working environment.

Why Forvis Mazars?

For those who appreciate culture as much as commercial success, Forvis Mazars is the smart choice. It's a place where you'll be challenged to find unexpected solutions. Where you'll gain experience with small and large clients across many different sectors. And where you can be confident, your team always supports you.

Everyone who joins Forvis Mazars is valued for the individual qualities they bring to the team. In turn, we invest in making you the best you can be - through endless learning or tapping into opportunities within our worldwide network. At Forvis Mazars, so much is possible.

We believe that Forvis Mazarians should be rewarded for the work that they do, and so we offer a range of financial and non-financial benefits to support and reward our people. At our Melbourne CBD location, you can expect the following:
  • Well-being program
  • Staff Incentive plan
  • Recharge day
  • Volunteering day
  • Flu vaccinations
  • Learning and development programs
  • Social club activities, charity and community events
  • Study assistance (financial support & study leave)
  • Flexible working
  • Employee referral rewards
  • Paid professional memberships
  • Employee assistance program
  • Parental leave payment
  • Discounts on banking & insurance, health insurance, retail and entertainment, health and well-being
  • International and domestic mobility opportunities
At Forvis Mazars, we nurture an inclusive environment and encompass diversity in all forms. Successful applicants will receive consideration for employment irrespective of their background, experience, identity, age, gender or ability.

All applicants must be either an Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen, or Australian Permanent Resident or hold a current valid Australian working visa with full working rights. You may be required to provide evidence at the time of application.

Forvis Mazars does, from time to time, seek assistance from external recruitment agencies with whom we have strong relationships; however, we are only considering direct applications for this role.
Please visit our Careers website for more information at forvismazars.com/au/careers.

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