Business and Tax Accountant

Grant Thornton

9-day fortnight with no salary reduction

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Brisbane, Australia ⚠️

  • Permanent role – work from home options + team connection days
  • ‘Hands-on’ accounting role working with a diverse client portfolio
  • 9-day fortnight with no salary reduction

Grant Thornton Australia is one of the world's leading independently-owned and managed accounting, advisory and consulting firms.

Our culture is underpinned by a commitment to our clients, people and communities, and our promise to ‘Reach for Remarkable’ by providing proven expertise, principled execution, and personalised experience.

In Australia, we’re proud to support the careers of over 1,500 remarkable people. With six offices nationally and partner firms in more than 145 markets, wherever you want to go, we can take you there.

About this role

Our growing Private Business Tax & Advisory (Private Advisory) team is looking for an experienced Accountant to join our vibrant, friendly Brisbane office.

Business leaders face many challenges throughout the business lifecycle: from managing daily operations, tax and compliance, to navigating a competitive landscape and planning an exit strategy. As part of our ‘Reach for Remarkable’ brand promise, Grant Thornton’s people are committed to providing a strikingly different client experience that is agile, authentic, and personal.

Key responsibilities

This is a ‘hands-on’ role involving a varied client portfolio and a broad range of activities, including:

Work closely with our clients in meeting their accounting and tax compliance requirements, including preparation of financial statements, income tax returns, BAS, FBT and payroll tax returns

  • Collaboration journey with a broad range of clients, from SMEs to large companies
  • Assist with accounting and tax advisory work that supports our clients’ business
  • Build a foundation of trust and competency with clients
  • Provide developmental support to team members through coaching and mentoring opportunities as required

Skills and experience

  • Qualification(s) and / or professional accreditation(s) in a relevant discipline such as Business / Commerce, Accounting or Finance, or other relevant professional or overseas qualification(s)
  • Have commenced (or planning to commence) a CA qualification
  • Significant professional experience in business and tax advisory within a chartered accounting setting
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, with a desire to go ‘above and beyond’ to delight your customers
  • Highly organised, with the ability to manage competing priorities within a deadline-driven environment

If you are interested in this role but don’t feel that you match every single one of our requirements, we would still love to hear from you and explore the unique skillset and attributes that you can bring to the team.

Reach your remarkable

At Grant Thornton we do things differently because we understand that when you strive for better and care about what you do remarkable things are possible. We’re a dynamic and authentic mix of backgrounds, perspectives and ways of thinking. We’re driven by our shared purpose – we care for our people, clients and communities and support them to thrive.

With us, you’ll be exposed to challenging and rewarding opportunities – building your confidence and capabilities at every step. You’ll be supported, motivated and inspired by a team of passionate and caring collaborators and leaders. You’ll be empowered to build a career path that’s tailored to you and encouraged to make a meaningful difference. And we’ll make sure the excellence you deliver and the impact you make is always seen, felt and celebrated.

Remarkable perks that put you first:

  • First professional services firm to trial a 9-day fortnight
  • Flexible working options available
  • Support to undertake CA or other postgrad study
  • Structured learning and development at all career levels
  • Fully funded gym membership | Health Insurance discounts
  • And many more!

Your application

We are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible for anyone who wishes to apply, and we warmly encourage applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, those in the LGBTQI+ community and individuals who identify as having a disability or are neurodivergent.  Click here for more information about how we support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Grant Thornton.

Should you have questions or require any adaptations or additional support for your individual circumstances so you may perform at your best during the application or recruitment process please contact Sarah McGrory, from our Talent Acquisition team, on [email protected].

As we provide fair consideration and evaluation to a high volume of applications, we endeavour to provide feedback on your application at the earliest opportunity.

Grant Thorntongrantthornton.com.au

Leading provider of audit, tax, and advisory services.

Working Week

9-day fortnight with no salary reduction

Our Vacation Policy

Grant Thornton offers a combination of annual leave and public holidays, totaling 26 days per year.

Remote Working Policy

Our employees can balance work from home with collaborative team connection days.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 1.7k across 16 departments:

  • finance
    109
  • business development
    108
  • accounting
    74
  • consulting
    30
  • marketing
    19
  • human resources
    18
  • education
    14
  • +9 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Business and tax advisory
  • Financial statements
  • Income tax returns
  • BAS
  • FBT
  • Payroll tax returns
  • Communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Coaching
  • Mentoring

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