Accountant Jobs at S&B Private in Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka

  • Post Date: May 27, 2022
  • Apply Before: August 31, 2022
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About the job

S&B Private is the Colombo office of an Australian chartered accounting practice.

We are seeking an English speaking, detail orientated individual to join our team as an Accountant servicing our Australian clientele.

Why S&B Private

We are a close knit, culturally diverse team of high achievers based in Colombo and Melbourne.

  • We are all in on developing your technical tax and accounting knowledge. You will attend weekly training sessions on technical topics and gain exposure to complex transactions and business structures.
  • You will work alongside highly regarded partners who will get to know you personally and remain fully invested in your career development from day one.
  • We offer above market remuneration and annual performance-based salary reviews.

Tax compliance

  • Preparation of income tax returns and activity statements for individuals, partnerships, companies and trusts.
  • Preparation and referencing of workpapers including tax reconciliation, fixed asset register, rental property calculations, motor vehicle calculations, FX calculations and capital gain/loss calculations.
  • Proactively manage tax lodgement list and coordinate with internal teams and client teams to ensure that tax filing deadlines are identified and met in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate with the ATO and client in relation to tax payments, lodgements, payment plans and interest remissions.


  • Preparation of annual financial statements for private companies.
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts including analytical review within the required time frames.
  • Calculate and post intercompany transactions such as interest charges and service fee invoices.
  • Provide guidance and training to bookkeepers and junior staff and review financials and tax preparation tasks completed by them.
  • Lead month end close process including AR/AP cut off, bank / loan reconciliations and posting of month-end journals.

Experience and qualifications

  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills.
  • Tertiary qualification in business, commerce, finance or accounting.
  • Fully qualified in CA / CIMA / ACCA / CPA.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience gained in a professional services firm or BPO.
  • Prior experience working with Australian clients highly regarded.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to build rapport and relationships with English speaking internal and external stakeholders.

This is not a remote position. The applicant must be available to attend our offices in Colombo full-time.

An exciting opportunity for career growth along with an attractive remuneration package on offer for the right candidate.


To express an interest in this position, kindly send your CV along with a cover letter to



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Job Detail
  • Offered SalaryNot Specified
  • Career LevelNot Specified
  • Experience3 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYAccountancy, Banking and Finance
  • QualificationBachelor's Degree
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