Group Accountant

Operations – Finance /
Full-time /
Join the Operations team in a rapidly-scaling, global tech business.

At Procreate we're dedicated to making exceptional creative tools by combining beautiful user experiences with high performance engineering. Used by millions around the globe, Procreate is committed to placing more power in the hands of creatives.

We’re in an exciting phase of growth and are looking for a Group Accountant to be based in Hobart, Tasmania. This is a high-level finance role, responsible for providing specialised financial services to the business as a whole, as well as supporting processes and initiatives that enable us to scale.

Who we are.

One of the driving factors behind Procreate’s success is our close-knit teamwork. We believe the key to invention is the open flow of ideas and collaboration — revelling in the creative process and taking the time to hone our craft. Together we’re dedicated to building creative software that is powerful, accessible, and intuitive. We’re not afraid to rethink, iterate and persist until we genuinely believe in our work.

At Procreate we’re a rare breed of driven people from all over the world. Each of us brings something special to the table, through our unique backgrounds and experience. Every day we inspire each other to continue our relentless pursuit, passion, and hunger to produce the highest quality work, while remaining humble in our achievements.

Co-founded by James and Alanna Cuda in 2011, Procreate has remained independent and self-funded for over 10 years. Since its launch, Procreate has been loved by millions around the world, received two coveted Apple Design Awards, and been the best-selling app on iPad for the past six years running. In 2018, Procreate Pocket also received an iPhone app of the year award. 

The role.

You'll be working within our Finance Department, which sits within the Operations business unit. You'll report directly to our Head of Finance, Cassi Lambert. On a day to day basis, you'll work closely with all members of the Finance Department, including the CFO, as well as our Business Support team, and members of the wider Operations team.

This is a specialised role that requires formal CA/CPA qualifications. Outside of those qualifications, we value people who are self-motivated, results driven and who are excited about the challenges involved in future-proofing a rapidly scaling global business.

Role Benefits.

We invest in you
Every employee at Procreate receives an individual training budget to help them grow personally and professionally. And because transparency matters, the whole company is included in the coming year’s plans and strategies at our annual off-site company meet.

Time to reset, recharge and look after yourself
Australia already has some of the most generous annual leave provisions in the world at a mandated 4 weeks per year. We also offer you extended parental leave, an extra 5 Mental Health Days per year, plus an Employee Assistance Program open to you and your family members.

Everything you need to do your best work
We’ll provide you with all the hardware and software you need, including a fully adjustable desk set up for your way of working. But it’s the personalised professional support, and growth and development opportunities we think will really help you fly.

What you'll do

    • Oversee accounts payable and month end processes
    • Manage Fringe Benefits Tax liabilities and reporting
    • Manage research & development tax calculations
    • Management of leases (AASB16)
    • Preparation and assistance with annual audit, budgets and cashflow forecasts
    • Reviewing statutory lodgements such as BAS, Payroll tax
    • Management of inter-entity arrangements
    • Payroll administration
    • Preparation of monthly and annual financial statements, consolidated financial statements and calculation of income tax
    • Assist with various operational projects and business improvement initiatives
    • Build on or improve current processes
    • Collaborate with external stakeholders including auditors and external tax advisors


    • CA/CPA qualified
    • Strong focus on and eye for detail
    • Organised and process oriented
    • 5 years experience in a similar role or public practice
    • Adaptable and analytical with an interest in providing solutions to complex problems
    • Ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders in a clear and approachable manner

In 1-3 months, you will...

    • Complete the Procreate onboarding process and get to know your colleagues
    • Build an understanding of our financial practices, processes and tax frameworks
    • Familiarise yourself with our group structure, inter-entity relationships and financial position
    • Begin to develop relationships with key stakeholders, team leaders and members of the executive team

In 3-6 months, you will...

    • Establish relationships with inter-departmental key stakeholders
    • Prepare and support the execution of key finance projects
    • Begin identifying areas for operational improvement and take ownership of first initiatives

In 6-12 months, you will...

    • Participate in conversations surrounding forward planning of Finance initiatives and strategies
    • Routinely assign tasks and oversee the whole of accounting function

$85,000 - $130,000 a year
We want to hear from you
Our recruitment process is made to provide you with opportunities for you to show us what you're capable of, instead of assessing you solely on your CV. We’d love to hear about how you see yourself contributing to Procreate in this role.

Please note, we do not operate remote or hybrid models. We're looking for full-time and on-site employees for our Hobart office.

Apply now to be considered for the role!