Positions Vacant


Tax & Business Services


Hales Douglass is a proactive and multidisciplinary Chartered Accounting firm located in Batemans Bay and Ulladulla on the NSW South Coast.

We are seeking Accountants and Bookkeepers with tax and business skills to assist the growth of our practice in both our Ulladulla and Batemans Bay Offices.

You will have access to excellent ongoing training and support, a challenging and interesting work environment and will enjoy the benefits of a relaxed coastal lifestyle.

Remuneration is negotiable and will be set according to experience and skills.

Essential Skills

  • A strong public practice background;
  • Excellent tax skills
  • Ability to research, solve problems and work on your own initiative;
  • Demonstrated ability in relation to client management;
  • Excellent computer skills and experience in the use of Microsoft & cloud-based products.
  • Ability to draft professional correspondence to a high standard.
  • Able to add value and work within a team.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Xero, MYOB, Quickbooks and Reckon.
  • Specialist skills in a business / industry / segment.

If you are not afraid of developing through hard work and the application of your own enthusiasm and skill you could be perfectly suited to this position.

Please contact David Howells for further details or to submit your application.

The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following accounting packages are you experienced with?
  • How many years of taxation experience do you have?
  • Do you have experience completing Business Activity Statements (BAS)?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this role?

We look forward to hearing from you.


Career Benefits

Our flat management structure ensures you have access to the partners and Senior Managers at any time. When you join us you are encouraged to colleague and share your issues and challenges to get the most appropriate outcome for you and your clients.
The South Coast, apart from being one of the most beautiful parts of the world, is one of the fastest growing areas in Australia. We offer a challenging and interesting working environment with a varied client base. We cover businesses from small to large across a full spectrum of industries. The natural growth of our clients and business creates learning opportunities everyday.
We encourage all our accounting and business team members to continually improve their knowledge with both external and in house training. Currently four of our team are studying externally: – Certificate II in Accounting – Bachelor of Business – CA Program – Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning All are supported financially and with study/exam leave. Regular in-house training and attendance at external specialist workshops are a normal way of life.
We use the best of practice software and infrastructure to support our services. Regular interaction within work groups ensures constant development of our systems and efficiencies.
Our team remuneration packages are flexible and attractive. We are open with our team members about expected performance levels and provide monthly feedback on individual and group performance. We have six-monthly formal reviews, to discuss goals, development and achievements, with all team members.
Where we live can’t help but be a big part of our lives. We have access to ocean, beaches, rivers, farms, National Parks and peace and quiet. All four partners have a background with large accounting firms or financial institutions. We have all moved from major centres to be on the South Coast and our personal goals include having a balance between home/family and a rewarding professional career. Not surprisingly we understand you may also be looking for a challenge with balance. We therefore strive to ensure our team members have the time to enjoy where they live and what they like to do. Excellence and effort are handsomely rewarded with flexibility and an acceptable knock off time.

What’s it like to work at
Hales Douglass?

Hales Douglass…

Where we live
– Ulladulla

Looking for a sea change?

Located on the NSW South Coast, with offices in Ulladulla and Batemans Bay, Hales Douglass is a pro-active, professional, fun business to be involved with. We provide a wide spectrum of services to our clients and by embracing technology, we are able to service clients all around Australia.

Please apply

We are always looking for great people, so if you’re interested in joining our team of highly motivated, fun loving professionals, we’d love to hear from you. Please email us, send your resume and/or ask a question via the form below.



    Your Name (required)

    Your Email (required)

    Position applying for

    Your Message