Manager - Business Advisory

Ōtautahi/Christchurch, NZ
Tax & Business Advisory – Business Advisory - Accounting Services /
Permanent Full-Time /
Tōiamaite waka! - Haul the canoe! 
Ki teurungate waka!  - To the entrance place! 
Ki temoengate waka!  - To the resting place! 
Ki tetakotorangaitakoto ai te waka!  - To the place where it will lie! 

Join us. But be you. At Deloitte, you’ll do more than just join something, you’ll add something. You’ve found a place that values your curiosity, passion, and desire to work alongside brilliant people on the things that really matter. There really is only one question: What impact do YOU want to make? 

About this team:
Deloitte New Zealand's Tax and Business Advisory team is a market leader and focuses on delivering value to small, medium and large sized enterprises. We help our clients across New Zealand and beyond to realise their full potential and put them on a pathway to grow and succeed.

We are looking for a self-starter who is not only an established accountant, but who is also motivated by the opportunity to build their networks and create their own place in the market. By joining us, you will be a part of a thriving, high-performing team within a supportive environment that’s committed to providing a world class service to all of our clients no matter how big or small. We work closely with businesses to develop a trusted advisor relationship through our unique and personalised approach to dealing with the individual and unique challenges facing New Zealand businesses today. Our role is to share knowledge and provide guidance, helping small to medium sized enterprises grow and succeed. At Deloitte we are passionate about the success of our clients.

You will also enjoy our culture of working hard and celebrating our successes together. We offer continuous learning and development with resources both locally and globally.

What might your typical day look like? While a typical day is difficult to articulate, below are some key aspects of the role:
- Providing advice to clients on a range of business and tax issues, including in the context of transaction work, business operations and strategy, and tax.
- Building relationships with key clients and colleagues.
- Assisting in the preparation and reviewing of financial statements across a broad range of industries.
- Overseeing the preparation of income income tax, GST, PAYE and other tax returns, as well as assisting clients in managing their tax obligations throughout the year.
- Assisting in the preparation and reviewing of management accounts, forecasts, budgets and various other metrics required by clients to monitor their business.
- Adopting different methods to collect and analyse data from various sources with the purpose of deriving insights for our clients.
- Assisting our clients to operate and improve their internal finance functions.
- Being present in the market and creating opportunities to build relationships across a broad range of stakeholders.
- Being part of the team culture, becoming a role model for our people by providing on-the-job training, development opportunities and recognising others for the impact they make by their valued contributions.
- Managing multiple jobs concurrently, ensuring client and internal deadlines are met, without compromising on quality.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you. You are someone with:
- 3-6 years accounting and/or tax experience
- CA/CPA qualified (or equivalent)
  - Solid understanding of the accounting and tax issues facing SME's
- Previous experience with Xero is advantageous
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
- Driven and highly committed
- Sharp and analytical
- Flexible and resilient
- A team player that values input and support from team members, but can also work autonomously.

So, who is Deloitte in Aotearoa? 
We are driven to create an impact that matters at every opportunity. Supported by a strong leadership team and member firms from over 150 countries across the globe, Deloitte Aotearoa is in the business of solving complex problems. Over our 175-year history, we have built a reputation for impactful delivery across accounting and business advisory, audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax, and technology services. Deloitte Aotearoa recognises the uniqueness of our country identified in our founding document, TeTiriti o Waitangi. We uphold our responsibility(s) to the founding document and acknowledge Māori as the Tangata Whenua/Indigenous people.  

Our workplace and culture 
We are driven by our desire to create positive outcomes for our clients, communities, and people. Our purpose is to make an impact that matters. Everything we do is with intent - the intent to make a meaningful difference. Our shared values are at the heart of everything we do. Living these values, including ‘taking care of each other’ and ‘fostering inclusion’, is essential to ensuring everyone feels included at work and able to reach their full potential. For us to succeed and thrive as an organisation, we understand the importance of creating a culture where diverse perspectives matter and where everyone is given an equal opportunity to grow and develop. 

Deloitte rewards
We hold a simple belief – that our people’s hard work should be recognised and rewarded beyond their remuneration. We have reimagined what ‘work’ looks like and how we can empower all our people to create a work experience that is distinct to their needs. Founded on concepts of trust, balance, well-being and the importance of personal connection, this is the Deloitte experience.
We offer
- Flexible work arrangements – work in a way that suits you, us and our clients best
- Subsidised professional qualifications and paid professional memberships
- Subsidised health insurance
- Income protection insurance
- 22 days annual leave
- Social events, social sports teams
- A focus on wellness and well-being
- Community focused volunteer days
- A focus on the environment and sustainability
- Plus much more

Does this sound like the sort of role and organisation for you? Then apply now! We’d love to hear from you. 

Mauri ora ki a koe/The essence of life to you  
Deloitte is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Knowing that people work best in different ways, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated.  If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process. 

Studies have shown that women and people from under-represented backgrounds are less likely to apply for roles where they do not match the job description criteria exactly. If you're excited about this role and think you have what it takes, but your experience doesn't align 100%, we still want to hear from you and would encourage you to apply.

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