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Are you an experienced and talented accountant, with a passion for numbers and a desire to live in one of the most beautiful locations in the world? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join our team as a senior accountant in our Port Douglas office!

In this exciting and challenging role, you will have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of clients and industries and to use your expertise and experience to provide high-quality, value-added services. 

Our firm is the largest in the Douglas Shire and has a rich history dating back over 90 years. We offer a supportive and collaborative team environment, opportunities for professional development and a competitive salary and benefits package.

As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for:

  • The preparation of financial statements, taxation returns and tax plans for a wide range of individual and business clients
  • The preparation of additional statutory reporting requirements, including payroll tax, WorkCover and QBCC matters.
  • The creation and implementation of business cash flow, forecasting and other various value-add reporting material
  • The preparation of BAS, FBT, TPAR and other ATO lodgements as required
  • Corresponding with the Australian Taxation Office on behalf of clients
  • Providing support and assistance to the management team
  • Mentoring and working with junior staff

The role provides a pathway to:

  • Provision of support to Principal on advisory matters
  • Opportunities for career development and role progression into a senior client manager position

Benefits

  • Competitive remuneration package based on your experience. Assistance with relocation costs.
  • Sign on bonus of $1,000 per year of full time experience for direct applicants (capped at $6,000)**conditions apply
  • Referral bonuses for new clients introduced to the practice.
  • Full financial support towards completion of CA/CPA studies (if not completed already)
  • Fantastic office location in Port Douglas with a brand-new office fit out and undercover parking
  • A supportive, fun and friendly workplace culture with an emphasis on work-life balance with our offices closing as 12:30 every Friday. Our staff work very little to no overtime.
  • Hybrid work arrangements between the office and home are available
  • Monthly training sessions to support continual professional development
  • Quarterly social events, team lunches and great EOFY/Christmas parties generally involving trips to GBR!

To be successful in this role, Candidates should possess the following attributes:

  • Completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Major) or equivalent
  • Currently studying towards or recently attained CA/CPA qualifications
  • 3+ years of business services and taxation experience
  • Sound knowledge of accounting, financial and business principles and procedures
  • High quality organisational and time management skills
  • Strong teamwork skills, with experience working towards team goals and KPIs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

This is a rare opportunity in Port Douglas as our staff turnover is very low. 

Apply by sending your resume and cover letter to praticemanager@williamscete.com.au. Don’t forget to include a cover letter explaining why you are the best fit for our firm. We look forward to hearing from you!

Are you looking to take your first steps in the accounting industry or simply looking for a change in scenery and have experience in the industry? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join our team as an accountant in one of the most beautiful locations in the world!

In this exciting and challenging role, you will have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of clients and industries and to use your expertise and experience to provide high-quality, value-added services.

Our firm is the largest in the Douglas Shire and has a rich history dating back over 90 years. We offer a supportive and collaborative team environment, opportunities for professional development and a competitive salary and benefits package.

As an Accountant, you will be responsible for:

• The preparation of financial statements, taxation returns and tax plans for a wide range of individual and business clients
• The preparation of additional statutory reporting requirements, including payroll tax, WorkCover and QBCC matters.
• The creation and implementation of business cash flow, forecasting and other various value-add reporting material
• The preparation of BAS, FBT, TPAR and other ATO lodgements as required
• Corresponding with the Australian Taxation Office on behalf of clients
• Providing support and assistance to the management team

The role provides a pathway to:
• Provision of support to Principal on advisory matters
• Opportunities for career development and role progression into more senior positions

Benefits
• Competitive remuneration package based on your experience. Assistance with relocation costs.
• Sign on bonus of $1,000 per year of full time experience for direct applicants (capped at $6,000)**conditions apply
• Referral bonuses for new clients introduced to the practice.
• Full financial support towards completion of CA/CPA studies (if not completed already)
• Fantastic office location in Far North Queensland with a brand-new office fit out and undercover parking
• A supportive, fun and friendly workplace culture with an emphasis on work-life balance with our offices closing as 12:30 every Friday. Our staff work very little to no overtime.
• Hybrid work arrangements between the office and home are available
• Monthly training sessions to support continual professional development
• Quarterly social events, team lunches and great EOFY/Christmas parties generally involving trips to GBR!

To be successful in this role, Candidates should possess the following attributes:
• Completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Major) or equivalent or nearing completion
• Looking to commence or currently studying towards CA/CPA qualifications
• Experience with business services and taxation experience would be highly regarded, but not essential as training will be provided for the right candidate
• High quality organisational and time management skills
• Strong teamwork skills, with experience working towards team goals and KPIs
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

This is a rare opportunity as our staff turnover is very low.

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