Position Vacant - Senior Accountant

Posted 28 Oct '20

Senior Accountant.

Location: Cairns or Sunshine Coast

We are seeking a fulltime Senior Accountant with a can-do attitude and high level of technical knowledge for each of our offices. 

As the Senior Accountant, you will be required to liaise with new and existing clients to provide business advice as well as tax and accounting services. This position is for a Senior Accountant with a high technical knowledge and experience. In addition, you will assist other staff in the Accounting & Bookkeeping teams by mentoring and passing along your vast knowledge to the team.


About Us.

Trinity Accountants are not your ordinary Accountants. We are progressive, innovative, proactive and focused on people first solutions.

Trinity Accountants has offices in Cairns and the Sunshine Coast and service clients throughout Australia and internationally. We have a dedicated team of 30 staff across our Bookkeeping division, Accounting & Business Advisory division, Sales & Marketing team and administration team.

We are Xero Platinum Partners and Xero Partner of the Year – QLD 2019 Winners.


About You.

We are seeking a highly experienced Senior Accountant to step into this role and hit the ground running. You will have an exceptionally high level of technical knowledge and be extremely proactive keeping up to date with current laws, regulations, and statutory knowledge. You will have outstanding written and verbal communication skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships. As the Senior Accountant, you will have a passion for your work and a drive that can be exemplified in your work ethic.

In addition, to be successful you will possess the following:

  • 5-7 years industry experience working within public practice
  • CPA/ CA qualified
  • Degree qualifications essential
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs essential
  • Exceptional business advisory and tax knowledge and skills
  • Ability to follow and track changes in industry trends
  • High level of leadership skills
  • Have a solutions-focused approach with the ability to problem-solve creatively
  • Ability to effectively time manage and work with competing deadlines
  • Strong drive to excel professionally, and to guide and motivate others
  • Excellent time management and ability to manage deadlines whilst under pressure in a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good written, verbal and listening communication skills
  • High degree of professionalism and discretion
  • Proactive and positive attitude
  • Willing to go ‘the extra mile’ for our clients
  • Strong organisational skills

Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Develop an understanding of our major clients’ needs
  • Solve client tax, accounting, and advisory needs from end to end
  • Conduct meetings with tax and business advisory clients
  • Assist staff with complicated tax and business advisory issues
  • Proactively communicate with all levels of management
  • Regular input on team performance, success, and issues
  • Convey openly on change or improvements where needed
  • Liaise with the ATO and other regulatory bodies
  • Communicate with external tax experts when required for clients
  • Maintain and update the organisations tax knowledge database
  • Approve accountants’ jobs before finalisation where complicated tax matters are involved
  • Review and implement software for the team to improve next level services
  • Have a deep understanding of business advisory concepts and how to apply them proactively to your client’s individual circumstances

This position will be working with a fun and encouraging team within our growing business. Opportunities to progress within the Company are available.


Are you wanting to work for a progressive, innovative and supportive company?

Our people are at the heart of everything we do and creating the right work environment is important to enjoying coming to work for us every day. The key attributes of a Trinity employee are:

HAPPY. Wake up every day appreciative of life, some days are better than others but choosing to see the good in the world.

PASSIONATE. Infectious belief in what you do and having excess energy to share with others to inspire them to overcome obstacles.

CURIOUS. Change the things you can to make a better world and ask why to understand the issues better to develop the best solutions.

DRIVEN. Strive to be the best you can be every single day in all that you do. Next Level. Strong work effort is a leading positive example to others enhancing an already strong vibrant culture.

CAN DO MANTRA. Know there will be obstacles when going after worthwhile goals, but see this as opportunities for creative thinking. If it was easy others would be doing it.

TEAM PLAYER. Know we can only delight clients together and that everyone has different skills that are valuable. Belief in strong culture of caring for each other.

BELIEVE. Believe in what you do and you will deliver.

SELF AWARENESS. Nobody is perfect, but we can strive to be the best version of ourselves by being aware of areas needing improving i.e. professional development.



If you can work well under pressure in a busy environment, are a team player and want to work for a progressive company then please email your resume with Senior Accountant [insert location preference] Position in the subject line, and a cover letter outlining why you want to work for our team to:

Office Manager

E: admin@trinityaccountants.com.au

Applications have no close date.

Please note: due to the overwhelming number of applications we receive, we will only be replying to applicants selected for interview.


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