Intermediate Accountant

About the business

Sentrika is a well-established public practice accounting firm on the Gold Coast. Our services include taxation compliance, financial statement preparation, bookkeeping, corporate restructuring, ASIC corporate compliance and CFO and business advisory services. We are a progressive, technologically advanced firm with a strong client focus. We offer our clients a broad range of professional services and strategies to drive their business forward with purpose and clarity. We have a strong customer-centric focus, and this is our proud difference. Sentrika is a boutique accounting firm with a team of 12. We are committed to providing excellent service to our clients and we invest in our staff through additional training, mentoring and support. 

About the role

The role is a broad and challenging one, with a variety of different responsibilities. This role is a full-time position based in Robina with the opportunity to undertake further technical studies and specialisations. This position would be well suited to an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who wants to further their career in the accounting profession.  The role is a diverse and challenging one, with a variety of different responsibilities. Primarily you will report to a Senior Manager and will be responsible for the management of your own portfolio of clientele. You will have the opportunity to liaise and work with clients directly (under supervision and mentoring as required).  

Job description and responsibilities  

  • Prepare individual income tax returns and BAS with a high level of accuracy and autonomy.  
  • Competently prepare special purpose financial reports and income tax returns for businesses and individuals.  
  • Prepare, record and maintain accounting records, tax returns, financial reporting documents, or other financial reports to maintain accuracy, completeness, and conformance to internal QA procedures.  
  • Provide advice to clients in relation to cloud-based accounting solutions including add on products.  
  • Management of cloud-based client files in Xero, Intuit and MYOB and on-boarding and set up of new clients.  
  • Meeting with clients on and offsite.  
  • Management of personal workflow, budgets and KPIs.  
Benefits and perks  

Competitive remuneration package with performance-based incentives. If you like working within a supportive team environment, collaborating with a team of proactive accountants and support staff, this role would be perfect for you.  We enjoy regular social activities, offsite engagements and provide regular training and professional development to our staff. Our office has great (free) onsite parking and is easily accessible. We offer study support for CPA/CA candidates and we encourage specialisation.   

What you'll need to succeed  
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in Public Practice Accounting. 
  • Degree qualified.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.  
  • Confidence to meet with clients without supervision and providing advice as required.  
  • Ability to resolve problems independently and able to work autonomously. 
  • Positive and collaborative attitude.  
  • High level of attention to detail essential.  
  • High level of competency with XPM, Xero and MYOB and associated add on products essential.  
  • Completed or undertaking CA/CPA preferred but not essential.  
Software Knowledge
  • Xero, XPM and associated add on products (essential) 
  • MYOB (essential)
  • Microsoft Office or Office 365 Suite (essential) 
  • ATO Online Services for Agents portal (essential)
  • Hubdoc (preferred, not essential)
  • Practice Ignition (preferred, not essential) 
  • FYI Documents (preferred, not essential) 
  • Simple Fund 360 (preferred, not essential) 
  • Now Infinity or other ASIC integration software (preferred, not essential) 
  • Zoom (preferred, not essential) 

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