North West Melbourne’s premier business consultancy firm Matthews Steer is currently recruiting for a full time Supervisor. The successful applicant will be required to manage a portfolio of clients ($400K-$600K) including development and maintenance of client relationships, and identification of clients’ needs ensuring they are provided with high quality services, proactive business advice and guidance they require. Applicants must have completed their Bachelor of Business or Commerce (Accounting), and CA/CPA, and have 6-plus years Australian Public Practice experience.
North West Melbourne’s premier business consultancy firm Matthews Steer is currently recruiting for full time Intermediate Accountants. Roles and responsibilities include preparation of financial accounts and income tax returns for a range of entities, tax planning and recommendations, managing fees and workflow. Applicants must have completed their Bachelor of Business or Commerce (Accounting, commenced their CA/CPA studies (completion of tax module preferred) and have a minimum one year Australian public practice experience. Click here for full job description.
Matthews Steer is currently recruiting for Graduate Accountants.capabilities include preparation of financial accounts and income tax returns, ability to review work and understand workflow, excellent written and verbal communication, ability to develop professional relationships, and a working knowledge of accounting software and reporting packages. Applicants must have completed, or be close to completing, their Bachelor of Business or Commerce (Accounting) and have a basic understanding of accounting & tax standards and concepts.
A team of more than 50 people, and growing, Matthews Steer is committed to the job satisfaction, professional development and well-being of our colleagues, and our convenient Essendon location ensures that our team have the work-life balance that they deserve.
Our culture is the product of our commitment to professional excellence, and our alignment with our vision, mission, purpose and values. Our team members’ enthusiasm fosters a rewarding work environment that delivers personal job satisfaction in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.
We don’t believe in individual offices at Matthews Steer, and our open plan environment encourages a fun, caring and team-oriented atmosphere that enables you to learn continuously from more senior staff, and mentor and guide those around you.
The Partners at Matthews Steer are inspirational, aspirational, passionate leaders who continually stretch and challenge each of us to improve our service offering and technical abilities. Teamwork is paramount, and we encourage colleagues to jump in and help each other out. The size of our business enables a flexible approach, allowing innovation to be the key to your success.
Matthews Steer is committed to gender equality and equal opportunity in the workplace, and offers monetary and non-monetary reward and benefits. These include competitive salaries, salary sacrificing of annual leave for those who work with us for three years-plus, life insurance and income protection opportunities, support for selected professional development studies, and flexible return to work options for all new mums and dads.
We encourage our team to take advantage of our generous employee referral bonus and introduce us to your high achieving friends and family.
Last but not least, our café-quality coffee machine and stocked kitchen serve to demonstrate that our greatest asset is our people.
At Matthews Steer we understand the importance of career development. Through our structured professional development program and progression opportunities, we will help you reach your career goals, whatever they may be. At Matthews Steer we provide regular and honest feedback, with weekly WIP meetings, monthly performance catch-ups and our biannual professional development review process. Through this support we offer you the opportunity for continuous growth, so that you can become a better version of yourself.
Learning is an ongoing process so whether you’re looking to strengthen your organisational skills, improve your business acumen, nurture your relationship building abilities with clients or up-skill technically, we have got you covered. We also understand the importance of ongoing professional development and we support our teams through relevant post-graduate study hurdles and opportunities.
At Matthews Steer we prioritise on-the-job coaching. We empower our teams to act on the feedback we provide them so they improve continuously.
All members of our team receive regular mentoring, which provides guidance, insights and practical advice on professional development topics, and ensures our people have well-rounded experience and capabilities. Our mentoring program is highly prized. After all, the best people to learn from are those who have had similar experiences, and you will have the opportunity to be both a mentee, and a mentor, as your career progresses at Matthews Steer.
Our admin team supports our executives, our technical teams and our clients in providing proactive management of our back office administration, ensuring a high-end client service. They remove the administration burden to ensure our clients can focus on with running their businesses and living their lives.
Our Wealth Advisory Team assesses our clients’ wealth needs for retirement, provides a strategy for attaining their financial goals, and rides beside them on their journey to their desired financial future, taking charge of administration and compliance en route.
Our Tax Advisory Team provides expert, accurate advice that ensures our clients’ finances are in safe hands. We provide peace of mind around compliance, while legally minimising our clients’ tax, and create a taxation framework that enables them to execute their business and wealth goals.
Our Business Advisory Team accompanies our clients on their business journey, from the day they conceive their innovative start-up, through the growing pains and financial challenges, to the moment they achieve their dream of selling-up or passing on their business to the next generation.
Matthews Steer offers opportunities for talented, passionate, ethical and driven individuals who thrive in a team environment. We work with our clients to help them – and their businesses – succeed with out-of-the-box ideas underpinned by innovation and creativity. We are not your standard accounting firm, and we pride ourselves on that.
Our practice specialises in Financial Planning, Business Services and Tax Accounting. These disciplines are strengthened by our Accounting Support and Administration Team.
How to apply
The interview process for experienced professionals at Matthews Steer varies depending on the role, and its seniority. The process may include any, or all, of the following steps;
Interviews with managers, partners and/or HR representatives
At Matthews Steer we grow our teams from the ground up. Our undergraduate program offers accounting students the opportunity to combine full time study with relevant and practical part-time work. Our undergraduates can see the difference they make to Matthews Steer every day through project work, technical training and client exposure.
The Matthews Steer Graduate Program is a seamless next step in your career once you have graduated from your accounting/finance studies.
Matthews Steer Graduates are given regular exposure to, and mentoring opportunities from, senior members of staff and partners. As a member of our graduate program you will have the opportunity to gain broad exposure within a private firm. We don’t believe in pigeon holing our people at Matthews Steer and our graduates find our business size and structure enables them to grow and develop as individuals and accounting professionals, in a secure, supportive environment.
How to apply
We are always looking to recruit our next accounting superstar so we operate a continuous intake program at Matthews Steer for Undergraduate and Graduate accounting roles. The recruitment process for these roles consists of: