Get your career to where you want to be with Bentleys.

Bentleys is in the Top Australian Accounting Firms as rated by the Australian Financial Review and since 1940, Bentleys SA has been working with businesses and individuals to get them where they want to be. With iconic and long-established clients across South Australia and Northern Territory, Bentleys is committed to equipping their employees to ensure their clients receive a high quality and efficient level of service.

To achieve this, with a newly appointed CEO, Bentleys are continually striving toward continuous improvement and providing holistic, future thinking, strategic direction and practical support to our clients. We will take the time to understand our clients and their objectives, and design effective solutions to help them achieve their aspirations. To learn more about Bentleys SA, visit their website: .

About the opportunity 

Reporting directly to the Partner, Tax Consulting, this role is the perfect opportunity for a driven and strategic senior tax professional to take the next step in their leadership journey.  As the Assistant Manager within our market leading Taxation Consulting team, you will provide impactful, commercial tax solutions to a large and diverse portfolio of clients, while coaching and supporting a team of client centric tax professionals.

Your Main Responsibilities will be (but not limited to): 

  • Tax Advisory – providing general and complex advice to a diverse client base
  • Client Relationships – managing the full client lifecycle of both existing and new clients
  • Leadership – Coaching tax team members, managing workflow, delegating and reviewing work
  • Tax Compliance – Managing the client tax related compliance activities for your portfolio of clients

About You: 

The successful candidate will be CA or CPA qualified with a minimum of 4 years tax advisory technical experience and a proven commitment to professional practice. Ideally you have previously worked with a tax advisory accounting or legal firm and/or regulator and will have 1 year of leadership experience, however for the right candidate you may be extremely driven and looking for that next step in your career.

You will also possess the following:

  • Intermediate knowledge of tax legislation and the ability to demonstrate your previous experience applying tax principles to diverse situations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A passion to inspire, mentor and develop a team of talented, high performing individuals

This role requires you to respond quickly in a corporate environment, have excellent presentation and relationship developing skills. If you’re passionate about the detail and leading a team to finding areas for improvement, then Bentleys is where you want to be.

Culture and Benefits

Located within the heart of the CBD, with a culture of connectedness where everyone has a voice, we encourage collaboration at all levels and embrace forward-thinking individuals coming into the firm. Our firm can provide you with a rewarding and dynamic professional career.

In addition;

  • Working with our size firm brings great exposure to complexity and challenges on client work, and opportunities for an extremely rewarding career.
  • Flexibility is supported across Bentleys and covers flexible work hours, flexible career opportunities, and flexible leave options
  • Career development, networking events, training, and mentorship opportunities available to grow your career
  • Study leave entitlements that support professional development for avid learners
  • Access to a digital platform that offers performance development and training on tap, as needed
  • Huge ‘discounts app’ across iconic retailers, fashion, food, technology, travel, lifestyle and other attraction discounts
  • Vibrant social culture with plenty of events to get and stay connected
  • Being part of a national network and global affiliate, provides exposure and career opportunities very few can offer

Being part of the Bentleys team, brings high-profile opportunities that you wouldn’t believe an accountant would say was part of their day job – flying in helicopters, meeting parliamentarians, or speaking on a global stage is what our people can say they have done through Bentleys. What will be your story?

Having a career with us means you are joining a dynamic firm with a rewarding future, built from a long stable history. This is a career-boosting opportunity with the purpose of bringing financial confidence to the lives of South Australians, as you get them where they want to be.

We are a diverse and inclusive workplace, reflecting the diversity of our clients, the industries they operate within, and harnessing the unique talents, perspectives and experiences of all. We encourage everyone with relevant experience to apply.

To apply for this position, click Apply and submit your CV and cover letter in PDF format. Alternatively, you can contact the P&C team at [email protected] to request the position description or request a phone call.

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