Position Overview


An exciting opportunity has become available for a recent graduate in the business services team. We are looking for someone that has a positive attitude, wants to learn and be a part of a dynamic team. 


Our team is committed to your ongoing development.  You will be allocated a mentor, provided with on-the-job, in-house as well as external tax training.


Your role will entail supporting the team in performing the following business services and tax compliance tasks in a professional, timely and accurate manner:


  • Preparation of financial statements and tax returns for companies, partnerships, trusts and individuals for a diverse range of clients across multiple industries

  • Preparation of workpapers and supporting schedules to accompany the financial accounts and tax returns

  • Preparation of bank reconciliations
  • Preparation of tax reconciliations
  • Preparation of business activity statements
  • Preparation of general correspondence
  • Preparation of trust distribution minutes
  • Scanning and filing as required
  • Liaise with Australian Taxation Office
  • Keep abreast of all tax legislation changes
  • Achieve and maintain 85% productivity target
  • Ad hoc tasks as requested by members of the team


Skills Required


The requirements of the position are:

  • Completion of relevant accounting degree 
  • Commencement or desire to begin study of CPA/CAANZ program
  • Strong desire to learn and grow with the business
  • Enthusiastic, committed and reliable team player
  • Ability to communicate effectively 
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proficient in Word and Excel
  • Some familiarity with accounting software 


Our employees are guided by the knp Competency model.


The following competencies are important for the success of this position.


Outcome focus


Focused on delivering work priorities to agreed quality and timeliness standards

  • Ensures tasks are consistently completed to the required standard and in the required timeframe
  • Responds promptly and appropriately to requests for service
  • Consistently follows established practices and procedures
  • Adopts a “no surprises” approach in relation to their duties


Team membership


Demonstrates the ability to work with others and contribute to a team approach

  • Contributes effectively to team meetings
  • Demonstrates commitment to, and support of, team decisions
  • Offers help to other team members without having to be asked
  • Shares relevant information as appropriate
  • Demonstrates respect for other team members
  • Consistently does her/his share of the work


Client service focus


Demonstrates a strong commitment to understanding and meeting the needs of all clients

  • Strives to deliver quality outcomes to clients, keeps supervisor and team members in the loop
  • Assists fellow team members in meeting commitments made to clients


Self management


Seeks to enhance their self-awareness and constantly build professional expertise

  • Plans and prioritises tasks to ensure timeframes agreed with the team are met

  • Accepts personal responsibility for outcomes within her/his control
  • Seeks out and positively responds to constructive feedback
  • Reflects on work performance with a view to self-improvement
  • Perseveres in the face of challenging situations
  • Can be relied on to do what they say they will do


Please Note:

You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job


To apply for this position, please click here to send an email to, with the following attachments in MS-Word or PDF format:
1. Short cover letter
2. Resume
3. Copy of latest academic transcript


Application closing date: 21 June