Title: Intermediate Accountant - Business Services & Advisory - CA Firm
Company Name: Wasply
Job Location: Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter
Employment Status: Full Time
This firm, while they are a larger medium-sized business, are considered to be one of Australia’s leading accounting and business advisory practices. The practice takes a very hands-on approach with their clients where they not only manage all the backend accounting work but also strategise with clients to help them fulfil their overall business growth objectives. Each Accountant in this business works in a consulting/advisory capacity with their client's businesses and not only ensures that their compliance requirements are being met when it comes to taxation and reporting, but working with them to create an overall strategy to help them meet their goals and objectives; The firm has a dedicated consulting function so they are able to offer this level of support which creates a massive value proposition that not a great deal of accounting firms are able to offer. Their staff speak extremely highly of the firm and it’s noticeable why the firm has been able to maintain such high levels of staff retention. Their low turnover is largely due to the ongoing opportunities to not only grow within the business but to gain experience to broader areas in accounting.
Position - Overview
The position will be perfectly suited to a high-level intermediate accountant who is ambitious about wanting to further their skills and transition into a senior accounting role in the next 12 months. The business has a tremendous support structure, so although there may be areas you're unfamiliar with, you’ll be very well supported in your position. In this role you will work within a growing but well-established BA team which are strongly entrenched within the construction, industrial and heavy industries. The client portfolio consists of a lot of builders, contractors, manufacturing, and related industry and the lions share of the portfolio have each been with the firm for an average of 4+ years. The fee spilt across most of these clients is pretty evenly matched across compliance and advisory work so you’ll take on a very desirable variety of work.
On offer is a starting salary ranging from $50,000 to $60,000 plus super which will be determined by experience, naturally, if the successful candidate is at a slightly higher level then there is room for movement on this but each candidate will be reviewed on their own merit. The business offers an excellent progression plan as well so ultimately as you progress within the firm, there is going to be new incentives and pay rises attached to the promotion path.
The perfect candidate for this role will be someone who adopts a winning performance mindset, someone who has a high level of emotional intelligence and someone who really enjoys building solid, long-term relationships. The business prides themselves on their unique and fresh approach so someone who has great communication skills and an outgoing nature is going to be perfectly suited to the current team culture.