Jobs Senior Accountant - Business Services (Exclusive Role)

Location: Auckland - Central/City fringe
Work Type: Permanent Full Time
Reference: SC10038

Our client is a highly regarded 5-partner chartered accounting firm based in a handy Central Auckland/city fringe location. The practice has sizeable and loyal clientele in the SME segment.  

The firm has a long history and over the years has established a reputation for low staff turnover and high employee satisfaction rates. Due to internal team dynamics combined with sustained growth, we have a new opportunity for an articulate individual with good work ethics to join this friendly and supportive team.  

The firm is looking for a strong Business Services Intermediate to Senior Accountant with a minimum of 3 years current NZ CA experience in all aspect of business services. Your solid hands-on experience in preparation of financial statements, management accounts and tax returns will be essential for your success in this role. The role is client-facing and works closely alongside the partners in the firm.

The successful candidate will work with some of the firm's larger and more complex SME clients operating across various industries including property, investment, construction, retail, manufacturing and others.  

The role is hands-on some of the key duties and responsibilities include:

  • preparation of year-end financial statements
  • monthly/management reporting
  • tax compliance
  • budgeting & forecasting
  • provide clients with advice/training/trouble shooting re systems issues
  • various other ad hoc duties and responsibilities

Well-rounded systems skills and good working knowledge of Xero, while not a must, would be beneficial for this role. The firm has a relatively flat structure and offers all the benefits of modern technology and full management and admin support to ensure your success in this role. 

We are looking for a senior accountant with a minimum of 4 years+ NZ CA experience. At this level you will be CA qualified ideally, although we encourage professionals qualified by experience to respond to this ad as well. 

Our client will provide you with good work scope and professional stimulation, and exposure to interesting compliance and non-compliance work (including special projects involving corporate finance, business recovery and insolvency).

The firm's culture can best be described as balanced and supportive. The partners are approachable and take pride in the low staff turnover rates the firm has consistently enjoyed over many years. 

Therefore, this opportunity is likely to appeal to a balanced individual looking for a stable, family-like environment that offers a lot of flexibility. The role is based in a popular Central Auckland/city fringe location with easy access (no traffic issues) and in close proximity to public transport, shops, cafes, restaurants and various other amenities. 

Salary and other benefits: Due to the broad search brief our client has given us for this role, the salary band is quite wide, starting at $75,000 per annum at the lower end of the range and up to $110,000 for an accomplished CA qualified senior professional. The role comes with a car park and kiwi saver. Naturally, the firm will cover the cost of your annual CAANZ professional membership or pay for your professional studies if you are in the final stages of your qualifications process. (Please note that this offer is available when you apply for the role through SCI.)

Detailed firm profile and further information about this role, is available through SCI. If you would like to be considered for this role, 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 sk10038. Alternatively, you can apply online by clicking the APPLY NOW button. 


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