Private Senior or Assistant Manager – Accounting & Tax

Accounting and Tax

Date posted: 20 February 2024 |
Date Closing: 20 March 2024
Job Ref: 200224ATP

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  • Award winning firm with a supportive team environment
  • Dress for your Day | CBD office overlooking Barangaroo
  • Excellent training and development opportunities


About us:

HLB Mann Judd is a leading award-winning chartered accounting and advisory firm. Through natural growth, our firm has become one of Sydney’s highly regarded “mid-sized, people focused” accounting practices. Our tagline, ‘together we make it happen,’ recognises that our people are the firm’s strongest asset.

We are a proud member of HLB International, the 8th largest global advisory and accounting network. Through the power of 46,755 professionals across 157 countries, we combine local expertise and global capabilities to serve client needs. We are part of the Australasian Association firms with representation throughout Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. HLB has a history of innovation, collaboration and is dedicated to helping clients grow across borders.

We are particularly proud of our awards and recognition. HLB Mann Judd has repeatedly been voted ‘Best Accounting & Consulting Firm (revenue $100 – $200 million)’ at the Client Choice Awards. These awards are testament to our great people building long-standing relationships with our clients and understanding their needs.


The Role:

Our Sydney office, which is made up of over 180 staff and 16 partners, is looking for a talented Senior Accountant or Assistant Manager to join our high performing Accounting and Tax Division.

Our Accounting and Tax Division has over 80 people and will give the successful candidate the opportunity to experience and progress through various career pathways including complex tax advisory, business consulting, outsourced finance functions or general accounting and tax services for a portfolio of clients.

Within our private and family business team, we act for a wide variety of clients including:

  • Private businesses with turnover ranging from $2M all the way through to $400M+
  • High net worth individuals with family wealth up to and including $250M+
  • Foreign owned subsidiaries for multinationals with group turnover up to $1B


Reporting to the Accounting & Tax Partners, your key responsibilities will include:

  • You will be proficient in Xero to prepare financial statements, have a thorough understanding of tax technical concepts affecting our individual, SME business and investment clients, including, but not limited to GST, Division 7A, Personal Services Income and Capital Gains Tax.
  • Control and run assigned engagements and ensure the successful completion of concurrent assignments by utilising technical competence and required resources.
  • Attending to overall client engagement including tax compliance services to a portfolio of the firm’s private tax clients
  • Reviewing of tax provision calculations for audit clients
  • Co-managing the private tax team, providing direction and training to junior team members, including conducting regular team meetings
  • Acting as a mentor, assisting with goal reviews and goal settings etc

To be successful you will have:

  • A successful candidate will have excellent investigative, problem-solving and highly developed analytical skill set across 5 to 8 years (or near) professional employment
  • Experience in a similar role, ideally within a Big 4 or mid-tier accounting firm
  • Relevant degree and CA/CPA qualified
  • Proven private tax experience with relevant technical knowledge
  • Clear and articulate communication skills
  • Demonstrated organisational skills, analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent staff management and development skills


Why HLB Mann Judd?

Joining HLB Mann Judd is joining a team who supports training & development, promotes career development and employee & life wellbeing. We are particularly proud of our awards and recognition. Most recently, we were named “Best Accounting & Consulting Services Firm ($100m-$200m revenue)” at the 2024 Client Choice Awards. HLB Mann Judd has a long track record of successes at the awards since 2012 – a testament to our great people delivering great results!

Some of our benefits include:

  • Genuine supportive team environment with training and development opportunities
  • Convenient office location in Barangaroo
  • Flexible working arrangements including working from home and access to our work anywhere policy, including another HLB office in our Australasian network!
  • Dress for your Day
  • Paid parental leave and purchased leave option
  • Client and employee referral bonus
  • Social functions – both virtual and in person with our monthly culture calendar
  • Paid parental leave and purchased leave option
  • CSR and Volunteering opportunities
  • A comprehensive wellbeing program including access to our EAP, discounted health insurance, subsidised yoga and bootcamp exercise sessions, flu shots and health screens.

At HLB Mann Judd, the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. Every successful team is made up of a unique set of individuals. We are seeking candidates who are ready to bring their point of difference to Team HLB. We are particularly proud of our awards and recognition. Most recently we have been

To apply:

If you feel you meet the above criteria, are super eager and seeking a role that offers opportunity for personal growth, apply now!

Alternatively, you can forward your CV to our Talent Acquisition Specialist – Georgia Stratford at

If you require any additional support or reasonable adjustments made during the recruitment process, please contact the HR team at 02 9020 4000 or

Please note the successful applicant will be required to undertake a National Police Check as part of our reference checking process.

Disclaimer: HLB Mann Judd does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. HLB Mann Judd is not responsible for any fees related to any form of introduction nor unsolicited resumes

Date posted: 20 February 2024 |
Date Closing: 20 March 2024
Job Ref: 200224ATP

Apply now