Business Services Manager / Senior Accountant / Tax Accountant

Make Cents Accounting

At Make Cents Accounting we help established business owners to grow and protect their assets. We are external CFOs who design and manage accounting systems that provide real-time numbers. We create efficiencies and leverage opportunities that increase cash flow, boost the value of the business and create personal wealth that enables business owners to live with financial freedom.

We are a modern accounting firm that chooses to work with like-minded business owners.

We love what we do, and we are motivated by outcomes that drive success. We don't wear suits or ties. Our approach is more relaxed. We are versatile, adaptable and open to new thinking.


Manage your own clients while planning and directing your team of professionals, monitoring their progress and ensuring our clients needs and best interests are met.

  • Manage and administer a portfolio of clients. Providing technical support, feedback and guidance to team members that work on your clients.
  • Set, review, meet and oversee productivity and client budget expectations. Ensuring all work is accurately billed.
  • Manage and review the planning and delegation of workflow. Providing technical support, feedback and guidance to team members when necessary.
  • Review of all work delegated to and completed by Graduates, Accountants, Senior Accountants and Managers. Take full responsibility and ownership of the completion of delegated jobs. Ensure that all work is error-free, professionally presented and complies with our procedures and systems. Take full responsibility and ownership of the completion of delegated jobs.
  • Preparation and review of complex individual, company, trust, partnership tax returns within extremely limited supervision and direction.
  • Advanced working knowledge of GST, Business Activity Statements and Instalment Activity Statements.
  • Review of workpapers, analysis of client data and transactions and setting up accounts onto the accounting package in accordance with the organisations standards.
  • Perform and review compliance and value add work when required.
  • In-depth analysis of management reports.
  • Identify, oversee and develop existing and potential business opportunities within our client portfolio to generate additional revenue.
  • Detailed knowledge of tax office correspondence and procedures.
  • Display a high understanding of company secretarial matters.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant taxation and other relevant legislation and rulings through attendance of monthly Professional Development sessions. Run internal training sessions to ensure knowledge is being transferred to your team.
  • Oversee and assist with research and accurate interpretation of taxation and other relevant legislation and rulings for clients when required.
  • Other duties as required

Skills and experience

You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written. You will have exceptional time management and prioritisation skills and you'll also enjoy working with high calibre clients, problem solving and responding to a fast paced and changing environment. Your natural disposition will be positive and happy.

Your formal qualifications will include:

  • Bachelor degree in Commerce/Business with an emphasis in Accounting, CA or CPA completed
  • Advanced understanding of the Corporations Act, relevant accounting standards, tax legislation and other research as they relate to the work undertaken
  • Excellent knowledge of taxation legislation
  • Excellent use of Xero / MYOB / Excel
  • Excellent use of Microsoft Office products
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