Jobs Senior Business Services Accountant (Exclusive Search brief)

Location: Auckland - Auckland CBD
Work Type: Permanent Full Time
Reference: SC10192

This great career opportunity will appeal to a senior business services professional looking to move out of a Big 4 environment without compromising on professional development and career growth.

Our client is among the leaders in the CA sector with an enviable reputation and strong international presence.

Due to current team dynamics and a steadily expanding business advisory division, the firm needs an accomplished senior accountant to join one of their fastest growing teams in Auckland.

The role reports to one of the partners in the firm although the successful candidate will be involved in various projects under other partners as well.

Some of the main responsibilities defining this key senior role include:

  • Preparation of year-end financial statements
  • Periodic management reporting
  • Tax compliance (including Income Tax, GST, FBT etc)
  • Managing a portfolio of key clients and the workflow associated with it
  • Assisting partners with business development and strategic planning
  • Reviewing work papers and assisting junior team members with complex technical issues
  • Guiding and mentoring junior professionals
  • Contributing/participating in internal training sessions
  • Various other operational and strategic ad hoc responsibilities

The successful candidate will work directly with a broad spectrum of SME entities, including high-net-worth individuals, sole traders, trusts, partnership and companies with complex structures and multi-million dollar annual turnover.

We are looking for a CA qualified or nearly qualified accounting professional with a minimum of 3-4 years current NZCA experience in business services..

Naturally you will have sound technical background and up-to-date knowledge of New Zealand tax and the Companies Act.

Your interpersonal skills, commercial credibility and proven ability to communicate with external and internal client and stakeholders in a professional and effective manner will be critical for this role.

If you are currently working in a Big 4 or larger mid-size firm and are looking for a change of scenery, this opportunity should be on top of your list.

The firm offers a friendly and balanced work environment conducive to personal growth and world-class continued professional development.

Best of all, you will be working with approachable and supportive partners who recognise the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance. 

To register your interest and find out more, please contact Steve Ignatov on (09) 962 5687 / 021 286 1114 in the first instance or email your CV in confidence to or quoting reference number sc10192. Alternatively, you can apply online by clicking the APPLY NOW button on this page. 


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