Careers at Kothes

Looking for your next career opportunity? We are currently recruiting for the following roles:

Receptionist/Client Team Assistant [001]

Auditor [002]

Accountant – Self Managed Super Funds [003]

Finance & Operations Officer [004]

Office Administrator [005]

 

To submit your application email your resume and covering letter to careers@kothes.com.au. For further information please contact Meika Hart (Practice Manager) at meika.hart@kothes.com.au

Salaries are market based for all roles, dependent on qualification and experience of the candidate.

Candidates applying for these roles must have the right to work in Australia. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Receptionist/Client Team Assistant [001]

This is a new position for an enthusiastic, driven, dynamic administrative professional to join Kothes Accounting Group. We are looking for friendly, outgoing people to be the face of Kothes in our Bega office to provide strong client team assistance and an exceptional standard of customer service.

You will be responsible for:

  • Meeting and greeting clients
  • Answering phones and responding to client queries
  • Booking and managing appointments
  • Managing mail distribution and client correspondence
  • Reconciling client payments and processing receipts in our database
  • Organising and managing office supplies and inventory
  • Ad hoc general administration duties as required
  • Administrative support to accountants and wider teams as required.

 Personal attributes, skills and experience:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organised with ability to problem solve
  • High level of personal presentation
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office products: Outlook, Excel, Word
  • Ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks
  • Desire to learn and a “can do”  attitude
  • Ability to assist with Teams and Zoom meetings
  • Demonstrated behaviours that are consistent with the Kothes Accounting Group values of integrity, commitment, professionalism and accountability

The preferred hours for this role are 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Auditor [002]

Want to join the largest chartered accounting group in the Bega Valley and Far South Coast of NSW? We are looking for a motivated professional to join our Audit team based in Merimbula. Working with the continuous support and guidance of the Audit Manager and Audit Partner, you will provide independent assurance, professional advice and practical solutions across a broad portfolio of clients and industries.

This will see you:

  • Execute audits for sporting clubs, community groups, registered clubs, aged care, government agencies and not for profit organisations
  • Identify and communicate risk areas to clients
  • Develop audit strategies and draft audit plans
  • High level of client service through on-site client visits
  • Prepare files around technical accounting and audit requirements
  • Testing and documenting control environments
  • Draft management letters and audit completion reports
  • Prepare and review statutory financial reports

Personal attributes, skills and experience:

  • Good oral and written communication skills with a good knowledge of the Microsoft Suite package in particular Microsoft Office
  • A strong interest in Finance and Accounting fields with a qualification relevant to this, or near-qualification
  • Proactive approach to teamwork, with an ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • The capacity to learn and adapt to workplace changes with strong attention to detail and excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated behaviours that are consistent with the Kothes Accounting Group Values of integrity, commitment, professionalism and accountability

Experience in an accounting field will be highly regarded for this position. Hours are flexible, with a strong value within the firm on flexible working.

Accountant – Self Managed Super Funds [003]

If you have experience in Self-Managed Superannuation Fund compliance or are wanting to take your career in that direction we want to talk with you!

You will be working in a dedicated SMSF team with the largest chartered accounting group in the Bega Valley and Far South Coast of NSW.

This is a full-time position. Our values of integrity, professionalism, accountability, and commitment are non-negotiable.

We also place a high value and emphasis on flexible working arrangements and learning and development.

Finance & Operations Officer [004]

This is an exciting opportunity to join a supportive and collaborative team, providing a range of practice management & administrative services.

The Opportunity

We are looking for the right candidate to join our team as a Finance & Operations Officer in a permanent part time capacity (3 days per week). This is an exciting opportunity to join a supportive and harmonious team, reporting to the Practice Manager and providing a broad range of services to the Partners and professional staff at Kothes Accounting Group. The main tasks of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Project manage a number of finance and operational tasks and new initiatives
  • Develop and drive process improvement opportunities within office administration and support roll out in client teams
  • Assisting the broader practice management team with accounting, associated reporting and other activities as required
  • General and ad hoc administrative functions

Qualities we are looking for include:

  • Experience in a bookkeeping role and strong admin skills
  • Experience with MYOB and Xero is highly desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive approach with a focus on teamwork
  • Excellent excel and report building skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • A willingness to learn and adapt to changes
  • Demonstrated behaviours that are consistent with Kothes values: integrity, professionalism, accountability, commitment.

Office Administrator [005]

You will be responsible for administrative support to accountants and wider teams as required, including:

  • Lodging ITRs/BAS
  • Preparing and sending end of month bills and client statements
  • Liaising with external bodies eg ATO, ASIC
  • Setting up new clients and updating client details in our database and on the relevant portals
  • Generating reports and circulating to teams
  • Managing corporate secretarial services
  • Assist in preparing and disseminating client communications to a large client audience using online software packages
  • Preparing general client correspondence
  • Back up for reception duties including answering phones and responding to client queries
  • Booking and managing appointments
  • Reconciling client payments and processing receipts in our database

Personal attributes, skills and experience:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organised with ability to problem solve
  • High level of personal presentation
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office products: Outlook, Excel, Word
  • Ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks
  • Desire to learn and a “can do”  attitude
  • Ability to assist with Teams and Zoom meetings
  • Demonstrated behaviours that are consistent with the Kothes Accounting Group values of integrity, commitment, professionalism and accountability

The preferred hours for this role are 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.