Bookkeeper, Private Client Services (Tax), Melbourne

Our business tax services help clients succeed by assisting them with the strategic and operational challenges facing their tax functions, analysing tax opportunities and benefits that can be attained by them, assisting clients in identifying and managing strategic opportunities and risks that relate to significant prospective planning, and providing tax-related domestic and cross-border planning and compliance assistance to business-connected individuals and their associated entities.  Be part of a global team that helps build sustainable tax strategies; assesses, improves and monitors tax functions’ processes, controls and risk management; and supports clients in managing effective relationships with tax authorities.

About the opportunity
In your role as a Bookkeeper, you’ll support a team of professionals who provide accounting and tax related solutions and compliance to high net wealth individuals and privately owned businesses. Working with such an interesting and diverse range of clients, no two days will be the same. You’ll enable efficient operations and allow the team to focus on providing the best possible service to our clients. Open to either a full-time or part-time role, this would even suit those looking to work school hours. Attendance at client sites will also be required at times.
Your key responsibilities

  • Provide monthly and quarterly bookkeeping support
  • Assist with MYOB administration and draft financial / activity statements
  • Provide payroll calculations
  • Provide administrative support to the Private Client Services Team
  • Assist with ATO lodgement and administration

Skills and attributes for success

  • Highly motivated and a proactive team player
  • The ability to multitask and be flexible
  • The ability to prioritise tasks and work both autonomously and as part of a team

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Experience in a Bookkeeping role
  • Strong skills in MYOB (including payroll), Xero, MS Word and Excel
  • Advanced communication, organisational and administrative skills
  • Proficiency with using internet and databases
  • The ability to build strong relationships with clients and provide a high level of client service.

Ideally you'll also have
The ability to communicate to Management any areas of process improvement
What we look for
We are interested in people who are driven, who can think critically and creatively and who are used to working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. We're seeking people with the ability to quickly anticipate and respond to the issues of a constantly changing global economy. If you have a strong desire to develop your career in business/consulting, then this is the role for you.
What working at EY offers
Our continued success has propelled rapid growth in our tax team. We have ambitious plans and we are seeking high performing experienced professionals to expand our practice. We offer a competitive compensation package where you will be rewarded based on your performance and recognised for the value you bring to the business. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development. We also offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we are using the finance products, expertise and systems we have developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we will make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Join us in building a better working world.  
Apply now.
The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by Ernst & Young or by their external third party provider.
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