Virtual Group Lead - Accounting & Tax

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Company: Findex
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-07-24 19:18:20

Job Description

  • Newly created role - key leadership opportunity
  • Remote working - work from home based anywhere in Australia or New Zealand
  • Outstanding personal development and career opportunities
  • The Virtual Centre of Excellence was created last year as part of Findex’s strategy to continue to deliver exceptional service to our clients. It operates as a stand-alone team that supports and enhances the delivery of work through our core accounting and audit teams. As the name suggests, this is a high performing team recognised for its expertise, flexibility and ability to consistently deliver high quality work to clients.

    The Centre of Excellence team operates remotely and as such we are open to individuals based in any location in Australia or New Zealand.

    Reporting to the Head of the Virtual Centre of Excellence, you will be responsible for managing the day to day operations of the Accounting team that sits within the Virtual Centre of Excellence structure. The role is heavily focused on people and operations management, whilst shaping how the team works and managing great talent who will be dedicated to completing Accounting & Tax & SMSF Adviser Support work irrespective of location. You will assist in deployment and co-ordination of team members, driving high performance, turnround and productivity, and building team culture and engagement in a virtual environment. You will need sound technical accounting knowledge there were also be review work and quality control checks needed before completed work goes back to the locational teams and partners.

    This is an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious leader to take on an exciting new role in our business which provides the scope and responsibility to make a real impact.

    Responsibilities will include:

  • Manage, coordinate and delegate client work to team members with an appropriate level of capability
  • Creating a culture that promotes a positive and engaged work environment across a remote and virtual workforce
  • Managing the quality of work across the team and providing guidance and support when required
  • Ensuring the team maintain up-to-date technical knowledge to ensure compliance with all statutory and relevant regulatory requirements 
  • Driving high performance when it comes to turnaround, productivity and efficiency on jobs
  • Manage the development, performance and progression of your direct reports 
  • Proactively seeking opportunities to positively influence the successful development of the Virtual Centre of Excellence within Findex
  • Acting as an advocate for the Virtual Centre of Excellence across Findex
  • We are looking for:

  • 5 years plus experience within professional services accounting, ideally CA or CPA qualified
  • Strong people leader experience with the ability to build and develop team connection across a remote and virtual workforce
  • Demonstrated experience of driving performance through operational expertise
  • Profound understanding of accounting standards and principles across New Zealand and Australia, with the ability to coach and advise the team
  • Excellent stakeholder management, relationship building and networking skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • A commitment to continuous professional development
  • About Us  

    As one of the largest privately-owned providers of integrated financial advisory and accounting services in Australia and New Zealand, Findex believe in helping our clients prepare for the challenges of tomorrow, whilst also solving the problems of today. 

    Leveraging our strengths in people and technology across more than 100 locations throughout regional and metropolitan Australia and New Zealand, we work with our clients using smart solutions, a one best way approach and an integrated delivery method via our Family Office model. 


    Apply now, or to organise a confidential discussion please contact Lucy Clay at

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