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Careers

Careers

WMS is one of the Gold Coast’s leading Chartered Accounting firms with an outstanding team of professionals, including 7 Partners.

Living on the Gold Coast provides us with a fantastic way of life. We have pristine beaches, beautiful hinterland and endless opportunities for a great outdoor lifestyle.

We choose to live on the Gold Coast because we believe it offers us the best of the world. We incorporate this into our work life by searching for inspiring individuals who share this vision and our values.

 

Positions Vacant

Senior Accountant

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic full time Senior Accountant to join our busy team.

To enjoy success at WMS, you must have a strong work ethic and a willingness to go above and beyond. We are not looking for ordinary. We are after a vibrant team member who enjoys being involved and continually looking for ways to improve.

Having 3-5 years experience in business services, you will have the ability to manage, mentor and guide younger staff to ensure our clients receive the highest standard of service. In this “hands-on” role you will be required to actively work closely with medium size business clients.

To be considered for this role you must address the following selection criteria:

  • 3-5 years experience;
  • CA/CPA qualified;
  • Demonstrate a willingness and commitment to ongoing training and development;
  • Excellent communication skills with team members and clients;
  • Proficient in accounting systems and software; and
  • Diligent and show attention to detail.

In return for your hard work and effort, employees are rewarded with:

  • Comprehensive induction programme;
  • Weekly technical training and regular personal development training;
  • Five weeks annual leave after 12 months of service;
  • Membership of a young, dynamic and supportive team;
  • Leading-edge premises in the Rocket @ Robina;
  • Positive and energetic culture; and
  • Professional membership fees paid.
If you want to develop the skills you have learnt in the past year or so, whilst becoming part of a high performing friendly team, please apply by submitting a cover letter addressing the selection criteria above and your resume to careers@wmssolutions.com.au


 

WMS Way of Life

Whether you are just starting out on your employment journey, or part way through, WMS can offer you some fantastic opportunities.

  • Comprehensive induction program
  • Learning Management System to access a library of courses and manage your learning and development
  • Regular in-house technical and personal development training
  • Leading edge technology
  • Paid study and exam leave
  • Paid professional membership fees
  • Modern office fit-out
  • Five weeks annual leave
  • Reward and recognition program
  • Regular social activities throughout the year
  • Touch football team (and we are up for any other sports – such as the GC Marathon!)
  • Fortnightly morning tea
  • Business casual Fridays (with donations to charity)

Where are you headed? Sail your ship. Own your destiny.

 

Recruitment Process

Selecting the right people for the right role at the right time in their careers is important to us.

Career opportunities are circulated internally, advertised here on our website, posted on Seek and sometimes through our social media channels.

You can expect any of the following:

  • Phone and/or email screening
  • First interview (based on cultural and values alignment OR technical ability)
  • Second interview (based on cultural and values alignment OR technical ability)
  • Psychometric assessment
  • Reference checks (we will always advise you first prior to reference checking)
During interviews, you will be introduced to key people within the organisation with whom you may work closely with. Our interview techniques consist of behavioural, general and competency based questions.

We don’t always use all of the above, however you will be advised of the process upon first contact.

You can expect the entire recruitment process to take anywhere between 4-8 weeks from the day that you submit your application through to an offer of employment or rejection of application.

We believe in following best practice recruitment processes and providing applicants with a positive experience.

 

Guidance for Job Applicants

We usually receive a high volume of applications for each role we advertise. Here are some hints and tips to getting noticed:

  • Inject some personality into your cover letter when addressing the criteria – we love to get to know the “real” you.
  • If you make a statement, follow it up with an example. EG. I have excellent organisational skills. “I have excellent organisational skills. I use the Calendar and Tasks in Microsoft Outlook to keep my day planned. My phone is synced to my calendar and tasks so I can keep up to date even when I’m on the move. The first thing and last thing I do when I’m at the office is check my calendar. That way I know what my day looks like, and I can plan at the end of the day for any upcoming or last minute meetings that have been scheduled.”
  • Spell check – make sure you have looked over your cover letter and resume for any errors. Spell check doesn’t pick up everything. Be sure to read and re-read.
  • Layout – is it easy to read and follow?
  • Selection Criteria – have you addressed all of the selection criteria in your cover letter?
  • Extras – have you included any additional information as requested?
  • Make sure your resume is easy to read. Set it out in a methodical manner.
If you haven’t taken the time to care about the above, then we probably aren’t the right fit for you.

 

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