Tax Consultant/Bookkeeper

Are you a recent Certificate IV or higher-level Accounting graduate, or a migrant with international Accounting qualifications, looking to start your professional career in accounting and bookkeeping?

Premier Tax & Bookkeeping (PTB) is looking for people who have a talent for dealing with figures, enjoy working with the public and would like to start their career in the accounting and bookkeeping industry.

We provide a full range of innovative bookkeeping solutions and tax returns services across all Australian states to individuals and businesses. We are a company that offers a role that combines flexibility and challenges together with the ability to learn extensively and earn an income based on the value you add to our business.

We are leading the change within the accounting and bookkeeping industry and are looking for qualified applicants from all Australian states to join the PTB team.

We are always looking to expand our team – to grow our business while supporting the professional accounting careers of our team members. If you are passionate about aligning yourself with a highly respected and industry-leading organisation, then Apply Now!


There are five stages in the recruitment process.

Stage 1: Qualification and/or Experience Requirement

Candidate who meet the one of the criteria below will be invited to proceed to Stage 2

  • Holding Certificate IV, Diploma or Degree in Accounting or Bookkeeping or an equivalent international Diploma or Degree qualification OR
  • Minimum 2 years workplace experience in accounting or bookkeeping

Stage 2: Documents Requirement

Successful candidates will be invited to a video conferencing information session on the Tax Consultant/ Bookkeeper role, the Premier Tax and Bookkeeping (PTB) business model and employment conditions. Following the information session, candidates are required to provide certified copies of all qualifications with academic transcripts together with a letter outlining their previous experience (if applicable).

Stage 3: Online Workshop

Candidates who successfully complete Stages 1 and 2 will be invited to a Business Activity Statement (BAS) & Income Tax Preparation Skills Workshop.

Stage 4: Police Clearance, ID Check and Working Rights

Upon successful completion of the workshop, candidates will be required to provide a National Police Check, 100 points of ID check and where applicable proof of working rights (e.g. Visa)

For candidates working from home completion of the Working from Home Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Checklist is also required.

Stage 5: Offer of Employment

Candidates who successfully complete Stages 1 to 4 will be offered a 6-month casual contract to join PTB team as a Tax Consultant/ Bookkeeper. This contract may be extended based on demand.


  • Working from home arrangements available
  • Opportunity to enter the accounting industry and commence a career without an Australian Accounting workplace experience requirement
  • Develop essential practical accounting skills training through the Business Activity Statement (BAS) & Income Tax Preparation Skills Workshop
  • Flexible hours which allow you to integrate your career development while maintaining your work/life balance
  • Benefit from performance-based commission in addition to the national award wage rate
  • Gain valuable experience working with public practice accountants, ATO approved Registered Tax and BAS agents and senior tax consultants


  • Preparation of Business Activity Statement (BAS)
  • Preparation of income tax returns for individuals and businesses
  • Data entry into accounting software (Xero, MYOB, QuickBooks, Reckon etc.)
  • Reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts including bank, credit cards and intercompany accounts
  • Processing of full payroll functions including calculations for PAYG, superannuation, WorkCover and payroll tax
  • Preparation of end of month and end of year financial reports


  • Hold a Certificate IV, Diploma or Degree in Accounting or Bookkeeping or an equivalent international Diploma or Degree qualification OR have aminimum of 2 years workplace experience in accounting or bookkeeping
  • Be able to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Be looking for the opportunity expand your skills and knowledge to progress your career

Application Closing Date : 30 Jan 2020

More Details:

Job Types: Part-time, Casual


  • Accounting: 1 year (Preferred)