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Senior Tax Accountant



Software Engineering, Accounting & Finance
Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

Come join our mission
At Lawpath, we're revolutionising the way professional services are delivered to SMBs! 🚀

Lawpath stands as Australia’s premier professional services platform, dedicated to serving over 450,000 small businesses with comprehensive legal, compliance, and accounting support. Recognised with numerous awards, Lawpath is consistently identified as one of Australia’s fastest-growing startups. Our commitment lies in leveraging technology to streamline professional advice, making it faster, simpler, and more cost-effective.

The RoleWe’re looking for a senior accountant to join our team. As the senior accountant, you will be the direct client contact for all queries and advice. While no two days will be the same, your main responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare financial accounts and income tax returns for companies, trusts and individuals.
  • Manage client’s tax compliance and ensure lodgements occur on time.
  • Handle responsibilities encompassing BAS, IAS, and FBT returns, as well as CGT calculations, depreciation adjustments, and the identification of Div7a issues.
  • Initial reviewer for outsourced offshore teams working papers.

About you
The ideal candidate will:

  • Minimum 4+ years’ of experience in a chartered accounting firm in Australia.
  • In the process of pursuing, nearing completion, or having already obtained their CA/CPA qualification.
  • Strong communication and effective problem-solving abilities, combined with the capacity to thrive in a collaborative team environment.
  • Proficiency in accounting software such as Xero, MYOB, and more is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in FYI Docs is preferred but not essential.
  • Be a strong communicator and enjoy building long-lasting relationships.

Amazing benefits we’ll provide:

Our benefits are designed to help everyone enjoy a fulfilling, productive and balanced life in & out of work. Find out more at: Some of our benefits include:
💸A generous ESOP to reward your hard work
🎂 An additional paid day of leave for your birthday
👪 Generous parental leave policy for parents and carers
💻 A genuine flexible work-from-home policy to assist you in balancing your work and personal
📚 Annual Learning Stipend for you to allocate towards any course of your choice, supporting
both your personal or professional growth
📈 Mentoring Program to facilitate your growth and development by tapping into the experience
of our accomplished business leaders
✨Culture of transparency supported by initiatives such as regular CEO Town halls, regular
employee feedback surveys and end-of-month department performance reports shared across
the business
🎉Culture Calendar with monthly activities, birthday cake celebrations and team-building days
💪 Discounted gym membership that’s a 2-min walk from our office
🏢 End-of-trip facilities to make your commute smooth & easy

Lawpath celebrates diverse perspectives and experiences, we invite people of all backgrounds and identities to apply for this position.

This is a great opportunity to join a fast growing and sociable company in an exciting new industry. Please apply with your CV. You need to have full legal working rights to work in Australia to be considered for this position.