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Join the Austax team

Careers at Austax

Austax have been assisting Townsville and North Queensland for over 20 years and we are always interested in people who are highly skilled, energetic and innovative who want to be part of our progressive working environment.

Please email submissions of interest to admin@austaxtsv.com.au

Current Positions

Senior Accountant


Austax Business is a locally owned and operated business. Our highly qualified team has vast experience in completing tax returns and financial statements for all types of businesses and industries. We pride ourselves on providing quality advice to help small business owners and managers to achieve their financial goals.

With office locations in both Townsville and Ayr, Austax Business provides a unique service offering to North Queensland through its business partnership with the Fit for Life Financial Group, offering holistic advice in financial planning (My Fortress Townsville), mortgage broking (My Mortgage Partner) and tax and accounting services through Austax.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain and grow a portfolio of individual and small/medium enterprises delivering tax and consulting opportunities.
  • Preparation of all Income Tax Return types
  • Preparation of Special Purpose Financial Statements
  • Providing business and tax advice to clients
  • Client contact including face to face consultations
  • Mentor and coaching of junior staff to develop their professional careers and a positive culture.

Experience and Attributes

  • Experience with MYOB, Xero and Reckon accounting software
  • Extensive tax technical knowledge
  • Demonstrate a high degree of attention to detail
  • Actively contribute to our positive firm culture
  • The ability to work as a team and independently with a strong focus on time management.
  • Ability to embrace and encourage change through culture and technology.

To apply for this role, please submit your application to admin@austaxtsv.com.au




Receptionist / Administration Assistant


Austax Business is a locally owned and operated business. Our highly qualified team has vast experience in completing tax returns and financial statements for all types of businesses and industries. We pride ourselves on providing quality advice to help small business owners and managers to achieve their financial goals.

With office locations in both Townsville and Ayr, Austax Business provides a unique service offering to North Queensland through its business partnership with the Fit for Life Financial Group, offering holistic advice in financial planning (My Fortress Townsville), mortgage broking (My Mortgage Partner) and tax and accounting services through Austax.

Key Responsibilities

  • Welcoming clients to the office in a friendly, courteous and professional manner.
  • Answering telephones and handling general enquiries with a strong sense of ownership and take appropriate action.
  • Making appointment bookings and effectively managing all calendars for the accounting team.
  • Processing and monitoring of client payments and receipting.
  • Managing the lodgement of client tax returns
  • Maintaining clear and accurate notes on the client management system of all client interactions and completed administration tasks.
  • General administration support to the accounting team.

Experience and Attributes

  • Minimum of 5 years administration experience in a customer contact role.
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills.
  • High standard of Microsoft Office competency and data entry skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Ability to follow instructions and show initiative when needed.
  • A commitment to quality customer service with good attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment.

To apply for this role, please submit your application to admin@austaxtsv.com.au




Manager


Austax Business is a locally owned and operated business. Our highly qualified team has vast experience in completing tax returns and financial statements for all types of businesses and industries. We pride ourselves on providing quality advice to help small business owners and managers to achieve their financial goals.

With office locations in both Townsville and Ayr, Austax Business provides a unique service offering to North Queensland through its business partnership with the Fit for Life Financial Group, offering holistic advice in financial planning (My Fortress Townsville), mortgage broking (My Mortgage Partner) and tax and accounting services through Austax.

As a Manager, you will be responsible for managing a portfolio of clients, including client relationships and delivery of quality service. The role will also provide input in to strategic business decisions and improvements whilst also mentoring and coaching the team of professional staff.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing a portfolio of clients, including building strong client relationships
  • Preparation of all Income Tax Return types and Special Purpose Financial Statements
  • Providing business and tax advice to a range of small to medium enterprises
  • Mentoring and coaching of staff to develop their professional careers
  • Encourage a positive team culture
  • Identify and introduce clients to our business partners for financial planning and mortgage broking needs.
Experience and Attributes
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Public Practice
  • Hold a CA or CPA qualification or working towards qualification
  • Experience with MYOB, Xero and Reckon accounting software
  • Extensive tax technical knowledge
  • Demonstrate a high degree of attention to detail
  • Possess a positive attitude to contribute to our team culture
  • The ability to work as a team and independently with a strong focus on time management.
  • SMSF experience would be viewed favourably
  • Ability to embrace and encourage change through culture and technology.

To apply for this role, please submit your application to admin@austaxtsv.com.au




Graduate / Undergraduate Accountant


Austax Business is a locally owned and operated business. Our highly qualified team has vast experience in completing tax returns and financial statements for all types of businesses and industries. We pride ourselves on providing quality advice to help small business owners and managers to achieve their financial goals.

With office locations in both Townsville and Ayr, Austax Business provides a unique service offering to North Queensland through its business partnership with the Fit for Life Financial Group, offering holistic advice in financial planning (My Fortress Townsville), mortgage broking (My Mortgage Partner) and tax and accounting services through Austax.

Key Duties will include:

  • General administrative duties
  • Preparation of Management Reports
  • Preparation and lodgement of Business Activity Statements
  • Preparation of Partnership, Company, Trust and Individual Income Tax Returns

The ideal candidate would have:

  • Completed (or working towards) a Degree in Business or Commerce
  • Strong attention to detail and a professional work ethic
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work independently, as well as in a team, with a strong focus on time management

The position will provide you with the opportunity to learn and become competent in undertaking a wide range of financial administration and accounting tasks.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application to admin@austaxtsv.com.au




Accountant


Austax Business is a locally owned and operated business. Our highly qualified team has vast experience in completing tax returns and financial statements for all types of businesses and industries. We pride ourselves on providing quality advice to help small business owners and managers to achieve their financial goals.

With office locations in both Townsville and Ayr, Austax Business provides a unique service offering to North Queensland through its business partnership with the Fit for Life Financial Group, offering holistic advice in financial planning (My Fortress Townsville), mortgage broking (My Mortgage Partner) and tax and accounting services through Austax.

Key Duties will include:

  • Preparation of Management Reports
  • Preparation and lodgement of Business Activity Statements
  • Preparation of Partnership, Company, Trust and Individual Income Tax Returns
  • Liaising with the Australian Taxation Office and other third parties as required
  • Building client relationships
  • Supporting senior team members – Senior Accountants and Managers

The ideal candidate would have:

  • Completed (or working towards) a Degree in Business or Commerce
  • At least 2 years’ experience in public accounting
  • Strong attention to detail and a professional work ethic
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work independently, as well as in a team, with a strong focus on time management

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application to admin@austaxtsv.com.au