Team Leader – Senior Accountant

Job Title
Team leader – Senior Accountant

Job Summary
Cornerstone was founded by a team of experienced finance professionals based in Sydney. We are also part of one of Australia’s largest and most successful accounting firms. Through utilising the latest technology, and processes designed by industry leaders we provide real-time financial insights to our small business client base.

We are looking for someone with exceptional communication and customer services skills, team leadership capability along with accounting experience and qualifications to be our new Team Leader / Senior Accountant. You will manage a portfolio of small business clients with real-time financial insights, supported by a team of experienced local and offshore accountants and financial professionals. Success in your new role is based entirely on customer satisfaction. This role has an expectation of ZERO chargeable work. You will be managing an experienced team who will be processing information on a daily basis. It is your role to review the quality of this work, and provide our clients with an exceptional client experience.

You will work directly with the CEO who will commit to coaching you in your journey to become an outstanding accounting professional. Our belief is that Team Leaders should put all their focus towards their team and their clients, so we have eliminated administrative tasks from this role, and this includes NO TIMESHEETS, NO ASIC, NO ATO ADMIN and NO INVOICING.

Job Details
This role is for you if you are a strong communicator and enjoy working directly with clients. You will also demonstrate the following:
  • Qualifications in Accounting
  • CA or CPA qualified – highly regarded
  • 4+ years’ Business Services experience in a small accounting firm, or you have run your own accounting/bookkeeping business managing a team.
  • The drive to provide clients with an exceptionally high level of advice and care;
  • Practice Management: Xero Practice Manager
  • Accounting Business Software: Xero, MYOB AccountRight and Essentials, QuickBooks
  • Dashboard Reporting Tools: Spotlight Reporting / Fathom HQ / – highly desirable
  • Helpdesk Software: ZenDesk or similar to manage queries – highly desirable
What’s in it for me?
This role is for you if you are a strong communicator and enjoy working directly with clients. You will also demonstrate the following:
  • You will work with market leading professionals in the accounting space
  • You decide the progress and course of your professional career
  • We pay your annual CA/CPA fees
  • Significant Training and Development Opportunities courses
  • We work with several of Sydney’s start up and accelerator programs for small business
  • Prestigious Sydney CBD office with open plan amazing views
  • Direct coaching from CEO for professional and personal development
  • International travel to Philippines office, if required by the business
  • No fluff, we talk straight – you know where you stand
  • Your opinion matters – we value and welcome your thoughts on the direction of the firm
  • If things can be done better, speak up and own it – See it… Own it… Solve it… Do it

To apply, please send your CV and Cover Letter to Only successful applicants will be contacted.

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