Position Description: Manager – Accounting & Compliance Services

Start date: Immediate
Position: Full-Time
Location: Kew, VIC 3101
Remuneration: $85,000 to $100,000 (depending on experience and qualifications)

About our firm

Nicol & Nicol is a firm of client-focused Business and Financial Advisers, who help our diverse client-base (of small business entities and their families) with the following services:
– Accounting & Tax compliance
– Business and advisory services
– Personal Financial Advice, wealth building and wealth protection strategies*
– Lending services & loan advice
– SMSF administration and advisory services*
– Other business services

Proposed Duties

• A newly created role reporting directly to the Partners to assist the management and support of the firm’s largest service offering
• Key person responsible for a team of 4 direct reports (3 x qualified accountants) and a client service officer, including mentoring and coaching, goal setting and assistance with their performance reviews
• Key contact for some of our clients to build and maintain client relationships
• Review of workpapers, workflows and client deliverables prior to Partner review and passing clients
• Assisting clients with updating client’s accounting processes to current technology (cloud-based) accounting systems
• Integration of client accounting systems with our internal cloud-based financial statements, tax returns and electronic workpapers software
• Manage client WIP, invoicing, staff allocation and job budgeting
• Documenting an end-to-end formal process, and implementing improvement projects

Minimum experience and skills you will have demonstrated in previous roles

• Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written
• Strong interpersonal and organisational skills, proven experience in servicing clients and supervising staff
• Previous experience in managing teams and mentoring juniors
• 4+ years of experience working in the accounting and taxation industry. Solid knowledge of accounting standards. principals, and accounting software. Solid knowledge of the Australian tax legislation
• Current CPA/CAANZ qualification

If you are interested in applying, please forward a CV and cover letter to Adam Goethals: adam@kenc16.sg-host.com

*Nicol  & Nicol Pty Ltd ABN 1200 735 7422 is an Authorised Representative of Count Financial Limited. ‘Count’ and Count Wealth Accountants® are trading names of Count Financial Limited ABN 19 001 974 625 Australian Financial Services Licence Holder Number 227232 a wholly-owned, non-guaranteed subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124. Count is a Professional Partner of the Financial Planning Association of Australia Limited.  Lending service are authorised by Finconnect (Australia) Pty Ltd, ABN 45 122 896 477 Australian Credit Licence 385888, a wholly owned subsidiary of Count Financial Limited ABN 19 001 974 625 (‘Count’). Count is a wholly owned, non-guaranteed subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124.