Employer Bio:
Our client is a leading professional services firm based in Geelong, renowned for doing their best for their clients, their people and their community. They offer an outstanding work environment, relaxed working culture and a range of benefits with an emphasis on work/ life balance.

The Job:
Due to strong and consistent client growth, a position has now become available to join the self managed superannuation fund (SMSF) team an SMSF Accountant. In this multifaceted role, you’ll be a key team member responsible for the delivery of both accounting and audit services to SMSF clients. You’ll prepare SMSF financial statements and tax returns in BGL360 and liaise with external fund auditors to ensure compliance, and will conduct external SMSF audits in Evolv, dealing with external accounting firms to manage each SMSF’s compliance. Reviewing and assessing the accuracy of financial reporting, disclosures, and compliance with accounting principles, you’ll identify discrepancies, irregularities, or areas requiring further investigation. You’ll also provide technical guidance to resolve complex accounting and auditing issues by staying up to date with accounting standards, regulation and industry trends. Building strong relationships with clients and colleagues, you’ll develop your technical and professional skills within a supportive team environment.

Benefits On Offer:
This is a remarkable opportunity for professional growth, where you’ll enjoy a 9 day fortnight, a flexible working environment (and the ability to work from home up to 2 days per week post probationary period) and competitive remuneration commensurate with experience. You’ll be supported to complete a wide range of professional and personal training and development throughout your career to ensure that you have the skills and knowledge you need to further your future, with achievable promotion opportunities. You’ll also enjoy parking onsite, a central location, team lunches, and an active social club.

Culture Snapshot:
This working environment is one of the best out there. Collaborative, supportive, friendly, trusting and engaging. On one hand the environment is relaxed, casual, down to earth and fun, but on the other, business activity is fast paced and agile with an accompanying growth mindset. Here you’ll find loads of well humoured office banter and celebrating success. Everyone is respectful and well intentioned, and there is a genuine focus on internal promotion and continuous learning where self improvement and development is both encouraged and celebrated.

Skills Required:
Ideally with at least some SMSF or audit experience, you’ll be undertaking or working towards CA or CPA, hold relevant tertiary qualifications and would like to continue to learn and grow your career with a firm long term. With excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you’ll be a team player, self motivated and highly organised with strong attention to detail. Committed, result driven and with a proven ability to build and maintain client relationships, you’ll be able to work to deadlines, and with an analytical and enquiring mind, you’ll appreciate continuous learning and development. Genuinely enjoying working in the SMSF space, you’ll also be able to navigate audit software, data analytics tools and financial modelling, and use common accounting software (such as Xero, MYOB and Quickbooks).

How To Be Considered:
To apply, follow the links or email [email protected] with your CV. For further information on this opportunity or if you have a disability or medical condition and require alternative access application methods or would like to discuss access requirements/ reasonable adjustments for the recruitment process, please contact Lauren Hogan on [email protected] or 0439 351 629 to discuss.

Who Are We:
Fruition Recruitment is a Geelong based, and Geelong exclusive, boutique recruitment firm that specialises in talent acquisition, executive search and talent advisory. With a reputation for providing industry leading results, Fruition works hard to provide a fresh alternative to transactional sales-driven agencies and is a business that clients love working with and candidates trust. We are working on this vacancy on behalf of our client.

Having a workforce that reflects the community we serve is important to both us, and to the businesses with which we partner. Our clients want to attract and retain people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities, and cultures including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. If you are interested in a position, we encourage you to apply as we celebrate the benefit that diversity brings to organisations, and to our community.

Please note though, due to the large volume of applications responses we receive to our advertised roles, we’re only able to contact shortlisted candidates. If it has been more than 7 business days since the date of your application and you haven’t heard from us but would like some specific feedback on your application, please feel free to contact us directly and we’d be happy to discuss with you.

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