Jobs BAS Intermediate/Senior Accountant – Business Advisory Services x 2 roles

Location: Auckland - Rodney & North Shore
Work Type: Permanent Full Time
Reference: SC11695

About the firm

Our client is a reputable brand in the chartered accounting sector with long and successful history in New Zealand and increasing international presence. The firm is widely recognised as an employer of choice in their segment.

With low staff turnover rates and team-based culture, popular among jobseekers, the firm has traditionally appealed to career-minded professionals looking for better work-life balance, closer to home. Over the years, our client has been seen as an attractive alternative to Big 4 and larger mid-tier firms in the city.   

The firm’s clients operate across a broad spectrum of industry sectors with typical annual turnover ranging from $1 million to $50 million, and in some cases, $100million and over. 

Due to current team dynamics and sustained demand for the firm’s services, we have two new career opportunities. 


About the roles

  1. Intermediate Accountant (with 1-3 years BAS experience)

The key duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • preparation of year-end financial statements
  • preparation of periodic tax returns / tax planning
  • preparation of monthly and quarterly management reports
  • preparation of annual budgets and cashflow forecasts
  • working directly with a portfolio of clients and assisting them with a range of accounting, tax and business matters
  • gradual exposure to high-end consulting projects for some of the firm's largest clients

  2. Senior Accountant (with 4-6+ years BAS experience) 

 Some of the main duties and responsibilities include:

  • preparation of annual financial statements for larger group entities
  • group consolidations
  • NZ IFRS reporting
  • preparation of sets of accounts subject to external auditing
  • preparation of periodic tax returns
  • tax planning
  • monthly/quarterly accounts
  • acting as a first point of contact for your clients
  • building and managing relationships with clients
  • KPI reporting and financial analysis
  • budgeting and forecasting
  • assisting clients with accounting systems
  • various other ad hoc tasks and projects..

About the successful candidates

Senior Accountant 

For the senior accountant role, we are looking for a CA or CPA qualified professional with 3-6 years current NZ CA experience in the field. 

At this level, you will have sound grounding in statutory reporting and compliance and well-rounded technical competencies and experience across all areas within business services. 

The successful candidate for this role will have proven client-servicing skills. This role requires impeccable communication skills and ability to manage relationships at all levels with key large clients. Ideally, you will have experience with IFRS reporting and accounting for large and complex group structures. 

Intermediate Accountant 

At this level, we are looking for an articulate intermediate business services accountant with 1-3 years experience.  

Our ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • sound academic background and good ability to learn new things
  • outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • current NZ CA experience in business services
    focus on achieving full CA qualifications in the short to medium term
  • commitment to learning and developing their technical skills in a CA environment
  • ability to work well as part of team


  • above-market salary
  • flexible work hours
  • industry-leading professional development
  • unlimited career advancement opportunities
  • friendly and empowering culture conducive to a rewarding professional career and work-life balance
  • highly social and employee/family friendly team environment
  • handy North Shore location close to various amenities

How to apply

To register your interest and learn more, please contact Steve in the first instance on (09) 962 5687 / 021 286 1114 or email your CV in confidence to or quoting reference number sc11695. Alternatively, you can apply online by clicking on the QUICK APPLY button on top of this page. 


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