Senior Tax Accountant – MYOB & XERO in PH

JOB DESCRIPTION:
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  • To manage the Tax function at Dexterous
  • To provide on-going support for both client and staff on tax issues
  • To ensure work completed of a high quality and within required timeframes
  • To communicate with and manage client expectations and escalate issues that arise to superiors

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Apply Tax legislation
  • Will oversee the whole tax team
  • Determine the external reporting policies and expectations of an
    entity
  • Prepare reports in accordance with requirements and policies
  • Participate in managing the external reporting function
  • Ensure work completed on behalf clients is free of errors or inaccuracies.
  • For instances when you do not feel you have the knowledge or expertise to complete a task, escalate the task to management accompanied by your recommended course of action.
  • Provide ongoing guidance of junior staff to ensure quality is maintained.
  • Review of junior staff work to ensure quality is maintained.
  • Management timeframe expectations of stakeholders.
  • Communicate expected timeframes to clients and management.
  • Ensure that management and clients are informed of expected changes in timeframes ahead of time.
  • Train junior staff.
  • Review the work and provide feedback to junior staff.
  • Contribute to the formal review process of junior staff.
  • Manage the expectations of your managers.
  • Ability to work through client issues and provide appropriate
    recommendations to resolve.
  • Ability to analyse income tax and highlight any anomalies for either client or management’s advice / query.
  • Suggest and implement process improvements.
  • Actively contribute to team discussions relating to continuous
    improvements in business processes and procedures.
  • Actively encourage junior staff to contribute to discussions relating to business processes and procedures.
  • Continually follow the standard processes and procedures of the
    organisation.
  • Take actions to ensure junior staff follow standard processes and
    procedures.
  • Report breakdowns or weaknesses in processes and procedures to
    management for review.
  • Contribute to the preparation of standard processes and procedures.
  • Contribute to the improvement of processes and procedures.
    Ensure that work is prioritised in accordance with business priorities.
  • Ensure daily timesheets are accurately maintained and presented on a timely basis.
  • Ensure on-time attendance to work in accordance with internal policies and procedures.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

SKILLS:

  • Strong ability to management prioritise time.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Australian Tax Knowledge required
  • Experience in preparation of Australian income tax returns
  • Strong written English language skills.
  • Intermediate verbal English language skills.
  • Intermediate interpersonal communication.
  • Intermediate initiative and problem-solving skill ability.
  • Intermediate interpersonal and analytical communication.
  • Willingness to develop knowledge about the relevant
    subject matter of the role.
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office Suite products
    including the intermediate skill level of MS Word, MS Excel.
  • Competent in use of XERO.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years work experience.
  • CPA
  • Experience in working with XERO or MYOB.
  • BAS, IAS, ITR, FBT preparation and review required
  • Strong Australian Tax and accounting knowledge
  • Experience in development processes and procedures and implementation of same.
  • Experience in assignments in managing client assignments and projects.
  • Experience using MS Office applications.
  • Demonstrated organisational planning and coordination skills.
  • Experience working independently and as a member of a team.
  • Experience using CRM software (Preferred).