A rare opportunity is available for an experienced accountant to join an emerging group of tourism businesses located in and around Launceston, Tasmania. This is an exciting opportunity to join a small team working within some of the most prestigious brands within the Tasmanian tourism industry.
The business is comprised of 4 historic and iconic Northern Tasmanian tourism related properties; Quamby Estate, Entally House (Lodge / Estate), Low Head Pilot Station and Lake House. These properties feature guest accommodation, bars, a variety of restaurant facilities, function and event centres, a vineyard and golf course. Working with a small dedicated management team, you will be responsible for performing and managing all aspects of the accounting and compliance operations of the business.
The ideal candidate will be a highly competent accountant who is hands on and willing to take ownership for the financial aspects of an evolving business reporting directly to the General Manager. The role would suit someone with an interest or prior experience in the hospitality / tourism industry.
The candidate will be required to work closely with each property and prepare at a group level all management and compliance reports and develop strong working relationships with key external advisors. The candidate should be confident and effective in communication style with all levels of management as well as technically adept with a strong attention to detail. An adaptable team player with a strong work ethic, the candidate should have the ability to educate all levels of staff on key accounting concepts and be looking to challenge themselves in a continually evolving business.
High computer and management / financial accounting experience are essential, with a CPA or ACA or similar designation preferred. Knowledge of MYOB accounting and reporting, BAS returns and other statutory reporting requirements is necessary.
Applications should be emailed to Jodie@thunderbird2.com.au by Wednesday, 15th July 2015.