Senior Accountant/Associate - Audit & Assurance

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Work type: Part time
Location: Melbourne
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

At Grant Thornton, our audit process is more than a compliance measure. At the heart of our approach is the belief that our robust, independent audits deliver actionable insights and add substantial value for our clients. We are fiercely independent. We work with ASX-listed companies, privately owned businesses and Not for Profits and take the time to understand the organisation, including its profit drivers and key risks.

We are looking for a Senior Accountant - Audit & Assurance to join us in our Melbourne office on a part time basis. In this role, you will use Grant Thornton’s proprietary global audit methodology, the latest technology to drive an efficient and effective audit process which will enable you to gain a wide range of assurance exposure including:

  • Independent statutory audit of the financial reports of a wide variety of entities including public listed and unlisted companies, proprietary companies, incorporated associations and other not-for-profit entities and government bodies
  • Preparation of complete and accurate audit work papers
  • Identifying and reporting on client financial risks
  • Using your analytical skills to analyse clients’ financial statements and ensure they adhere to statutory requirements
  • Research of difficult technical issues and application of issues to clients’ circumstances
  • Liaison with our Tax Consulting division regarding more audit related tax issues
  • Communication with clients through various platforms
  • Supervision and coaching of junior team members

Skills and experience 

You’ll be agile, responsive and bring innovative ideas to the table. Your passion for understanding your clients’ businesses will see you go beyond addressing technical issues to developing actionable growth recommendations. This role will suit someone with the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • 2 - 5 years’ experience in Audit & Assurance
  • CA/CPA Qualification or other relevant overseas qualification would be preferred
  • Excellent client relationship skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Sound knowledge of IFRS

Culture & Benefits

At Grant Thornton Melbourne we operate in a flexible and agile environment and have a strong leadership culture that encourages our people to be authentic and consider how we can work effectively to enable strong personal growth and professional development. Our clients and our people are our focus and we work hard to ensure our people have the necessary tools , opportunities for growth and technical knowledge to truly make a difference and respond to our client’s needs.

Some of the benefits include:

  • An industry competitive salary package
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Regular social & networking events
  • The salary range for this role will be AUD$65,000 to $95,000 per annum inclusive of superannuation, commensurate with experience.

How to apply

To apply, please click on the Apply Now button, complete our online application form and upload your CV.

If you experience any technical difficulties applying please contact the Grant Thornton People & Culture team on GTTalentScouts@au.gt.com

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