Accountant (SO2)

Finance And Back Office Pasig City, National Capital Region


Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION

We are looking for an experienced, qualified Accountant to act as support for our clients including handling of individual tax returns, small business returns and BAS lodgements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

  • Accurate and timely preparation of client tax work papers and returns
  • Assisting with lodgement to the ATO within lodgement timeframes
  • Completion of IAS and BAS returns before the ATO due date
  • Reconciling and reviewing accounts in a timely manner
  • Assistance in managing client billing of chargeable hours
  • Ad-hoc assistance to the accounting team as required

PERSONAL SKILLS & QUALITIES

  • Good English communication skills, both written and verbal 
  • Strong Problem-Solving Skills 
  • Strong time management with a sense of urgency 
  • Strong and High Attention to details and documentation 
  • High energy, team orientated 
  • Excellent management / organisational skills 
  • Precise, accurate, attention to detail a must 
  • Ability to quickly adapt and provide resolutions 
  • Ability to deliver in a fast and efficient in an accurate manner and within TAT 
  • Ability to work unsupervised and must have initiative/self starter
  • Must have the ability to multitask in a dynamic business environment
  • Must demonstrate initiative and a ‘can do’ attitude – solutions-oriented and results focused 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Perfect and excellent written and spoken English
  • Willing to work Australian hours (Perth)
  • Knowledge of the Australian Tax System and Legislation
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Advanced knowledge of Gmail / Google Doc, Sheets, Mail, Calendar
  • Experience with Australian businesses is preferred

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Min 3 to 5 years’ experience in Public Practice in Australian Tax (Income Tax and GST)
  • Preferably with extensive knowledge using Xero
  • Willing to take initiative on tasks when the opportunity arises
  • Willing to make suggestions or create efficiencies if they think there is a smarter way of doing things.