Accountant

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Overview

The primary role of the Accountant is to prepare tax returns for individuals, partnerships, trusts, companies and self-managed superannuation funds, under the direction of the Senior Accountants (“SA”).

The Hopkins Group (“THG”) Accounting (“ACC”) business aims to produce the best tax strategies for its clients in order for them to claim all the tax benefits they are entitled to.

It is important the Accountant possesses all the skills required and is knowledgeable about the range of investment services provided by THG, especially tax and accounting services.

Reporting Relationship

The Accountant ultimately reports to the Director of Accounting (“DA”) but also reports on a daily basis to the SAs about workflow. The Accountant also has a close working relationship with all staff at THG.

Specific Accountabilities and Responsibilities

The Accountant’s main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Client Skills/Relationships:

Technical Skills

Administration and Software

Tax

- Understand various tax levels and differing lodgment dates
- Master of ATO Portal
- Effective communicator with the ATO

- Understanding what is required for all fields
- Familiarity with ATO guidelines on form completion

- Instalment rates
- Instalment options
- Timing of instalments
- Varying instalments
- Completion of BAS/IAS

Accounting

- Ability to prepare straight forward financial statements from either source documents or client prepared accounts
- Depreciation schedules

ASIC

- Annual company statement process
- Understanding ASIC lodgment deadlines
- Submitting ASIC compliance documents on behalf of clients

Organisation and Planning

Marketing and Business Development

Other Expectations

The Hopkins Group Philosophies, Goals and Objectives

Qualifications/Experience/Knowledge

- MS Office (specifically Excel)
- HandiSoft
- BGL
- Xero
- CRM (Salesforce highly regarded)
- Docusign
- CCH Pro Engagement

Performance Standards

The work performance of the Accountant will be evaluated on the basis of the following criteria:


Applications must include a Cover Letter addressing the above qualifications, experience and
knowledge. Please attention your application to Durham Kenigsvalds.

Due to the volume of applications anticipated, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Please apply here.

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