Senior Accountant

  • Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Full time
  • Accounting & Business Advisory

Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Are you a client focused problem solver who thrives on personal and professional development?  Do you want to be an integral part of a driven, high-performing team? This could be the perfect opportunity for you! Read our Senior Accountant job ad to learn more.

About BG Private

BG Private is consistently listed as an AFR Top 100 Accounting Firm. We employ 100+ staff, making us one of Melbourne’s largest suburban multi-disciplinary Accounting, Audit and Advisory firms.

We partner with clients and provide exceptional service offerings. We collaborate across eight service lines and work holistically to help clients achieve their goals.

Read more about BG Private here.

Our Accounting & Business Advisory division

Our Accounting & Business Advisory division is a partner to individuals and businesses in all industry sectors. We provide Accounting, Tax and Advisory services to clients ranging from SMEs and family businesses to high-net-worth individuals.

We take a proactive approach, ensuring each client’s compliance matters are in order and we look for opportunities to improve the client’s financial position.

You will work in a dynamic team where high-quality professional standards and personal integrity are a must.

Career progression is a top priority, and we encourage our staff to look long term for opportunities in leadership or partnership. We offer BG Skills Academy to help fast track your professional development journey.

You will work in a committed, high performing team and be mentored by industry leading professionals.

Read more about why BG Private is a great next step for experienced professionals.

Staff benefits and culture

Our people are our greatest assets, which is why we go above and beyond to ensure our staff are fulfilled and enjoy the best life can offer even when at work.

Some of the many staff benefits are:

  • Hybrid/Flexible workplace (read our BG Flex policy)
  • BG Skills Academy
  • Monthly social club functions
  • Open bar on Fridays
  • Generously stocked kitchen
  • Weekly in-house morning teas
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Monthly massages
  • Free car parking
  • Financial support to complete further studies
  • Annual flu vaccinations

Read more about our rewards and benefits.

The role

As a Senior Accountant, a typical week would include managing and developing your portfolio of clients and ensuring clients are serviced to a standard that exceeds their expectations. Using your technical expertise, your responsibilities would include:

  • Tax returns for companies, trusts, individuals, and sole traders
  • FBT returns
  • BAS/IAS returns
  • Cash flow budget forecasts
  • Preparation of annual financial statements for tax planning
  • Reconciliation journals
  • Budgeting
  • Work paper/journal preparation

Public practice experience is essential. Ideally, you will have completed or be completing your CA or CPA. You must have PR status, excellent written and verbal communication skills, a strong work ethic, and a confident professional manner.

Ready to apply?

We would love to hear from you! Apply using the form below or reach out to our HR team directly via for a discreet discussion. You can also read more about our recruitment process.

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