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Graduate Accountant - Immediate Start

About the Firm

Crosby Dalwood is an accounting, advisory and financial planning firm based in Parkside. With a reputation for outstanding client focus and quality of service we are focused on finding professional, fun and engaging people to join our team. A friendly, equal opportunity business, every person in our team is important and we work together to create a positive environment.

We currently have an opportunity for a GRADUATE ACCOUNTANT to join our Accounting team.

CAPABILITIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare complete and accurate Financial statements, Income Tax Returns and all other ATO, ASIC and other returns including workpapers 
  • Correctly complete all other ATO, ASIC and other returns including workpapers if relevant
  • Ensure all working papers and client checklists are complete, neat, concise and saved in the appropriate place. 
  • Ensure that all queries and questions are correctly conveyed to the job manager and/or client, where appropriate
  • Engage with clients in a friendly and professional manner, managing ongoing client relationships including meetings, email and phone communication
  • Assist clients with all business and accounting related queries
  • Liaise with financial planners, solicitors, banks, Australian Tax Office etc
  • Complete work within time budgets and turnaround time
  • Save all client communications in MYOBAE
  • Update and maintain databases and internal spreadsheets/registers
  • Actively participate in Performance and Appraisal system
  • Attendance and participation in technical and joint skills training
  • Keep office hours and complete time sheets daily
  • Filing and assisting with general office duties
  • Assisting with ad hoc client projects or internal projects
  • Other responsibilities as required e.g. Fire Warden, First Aid Officer, Social Committee
  • Work within time and budget parameters, consistently meet minimum performance KPIs
  • Attending and assisting with marketing events and initiatives as required

AUTHORITY:

  • To answer queries from clients within range of expertise and experience.
  • To refer more difficult queries and client issues to job manager/solicitor/financial adviser

QUALIFICATIONS and KEY CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (Economics, Finance, Accounting or similar)
  • Xero and MYOB Account Right experience desirable 
  • Studying towards becoming a CA or CPA preferred.
  • Strong desire to pursue a career in tax and accounting
  • Commitment to lifelong learning
  • Maintain CPE hours as required by the relevant professional association.

BEHAVIOURAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent communication skills and presentation
  • Collaborate and contribute to a positive organisational and team culture
  • Work as part of a team and also autonomously when needed
  • Understand and comply with all office policies
  • Deal in a friendly, courteous and trustworthy manner with management, staff and clients at all times
  • Develop open and positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders

REPORTING:

  • This role reports to the Accounting Manager. 
  • Other stakeholders include Financial Planning Team, Practice Manager and Administration & Support Teams
Closed 4 days ago
Closed 4 days ago
  • Job type:Entry Level Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Accounting

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

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  • Locations:

    Adelaide

  • Closing Date:8th Aug 2022, 1:59 pm

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