Senior Accountant/Manager - Audit Quality

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Work type: Full time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Audit and Assurance

About the company

Grant Thornton is a leading business adviser that helps dynamic organisations to unlock their potential for growth. Our brand is respected globally, as one of the major global accounting organisations recognised by capital markets, regulators and international standards setting bodies.

We have delivered outstanding and responsive support to our clients and people during this unprecedented time and are proud of how we have been able to adapt and work effectively. We work hard to ensure our people are connected and heard.

About the role

In this role you will assist the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) team delivering firm wide expert advice on IFRS, accounting and related financial reporting matters. The team is a directly accountable for Grant Thornton Australia’s IFRS needs and interactions within Grant Thornton International.

This opportunity will allow you to join a supportive and highly regarded team of experts who will empower you to gain a wide range of exposure including:

  • Assistance in researching all changes and developments in the financial reporting sphere and updating for changes to Accounting standards and interpretations, Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rules
  • Involvement in technical review of ASX listed company financial statements and other reporting entities at year end and half year as required by engagement teams; and
  • Consulting on technical accounting issues on clients as requested by engagement teams
  • Assistance in the co-ordination, preparation, maintenance and presentation (as required) of bite sized training and IFRS training
  • Assistance in the preparation of material for delivery at Director Series and other forums
  • Co-ordination and writing IFRS and accounting issues for distribution to all assurance staff;
  • Writing thought leadership pieces on behalf of Grant Thornton
  • Review and dissemination of information contained in related publications

 Skills and experience 

You’ll be agile, responsive and bring innovative ideas to the table. This role will suit someone with the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • CA qualification (or similar) with between 3 to 5 year’s accounting / auditing experience
  • Tertiary qualification
  • Strong accounting and financial reporting skills with sound knowledge of Australian legislation
  • Ability to set priorities and ensure objectives are met
  • Comfortable delivering training on technical updates and matters
  • Strong research and business writing skills
  • Passionate about quality and high attention to detail

At Grant Thornton, our people are empowered to make a real difference. We want our people to have a voice and the satisfaction of delivering high-quality outcomes in everything they do. We have a genuine interest in unlocking their potential for growth as we help develop exceptional careers.

Culture and Benefits

We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work options and family friendly work practices in maintaining a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce able to meet our current and future business needs.

 Some of the benefits include:

  • An industry competitive salary package
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Regular social & networking events

How to apply

If you’d like to know more or arrange a private and confidential discussion about this role, click Apply Now.

Only direct applications will be accepted (no agencies please). Please note that we have not engaged any recruitment agencies to represent us for this role.

If you experience any technical difficulties applying please contact the Grant Thornton People & Culture team on



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