ACCOUNTANTS to Australian Permanent Resident

What type of visa as an accountant to stay in Australia permanently?

accountants to Australian PR

Eligible Visa – 

  • 186 – Employer Nomination Scheme visa (subclass 186)
  • 189 – Skilled Independent (subclass 189) – Points-Tested
  • 190 – Skilled Nominated (subclass 190)
  • 407 – Training visa (subclass 407)
  • 485 – Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) – Graduate Work
  • 489 – Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) – Family sponsored
  • 489 – Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) – State or Territory nominated
  • 482 – Temporary Skill Shortage (subclass 482) – Medium Term Stream
  • 187 – Regional Sponsor Migration Scheme (subclass 187)
  • 494 – Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (provisional) (subclass 494) – Employer sponsored stream
  • 491 – Skilled Work Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 491) State or Territory nominated
  • 491 – Skilled Work Regional (provisional) visa (subclass 491) Family Sponsored.

ACCOUNTANTS ANZSCO 

UNIT GROUP 2211

Accountant Tasks Include:

    • assisting in formulating budgetary and accounting policies
    • preparing financial statements for presentation to boards of directors, management, shareholders, and governing and statutory bodies
    • conducting financial investigations, preparing reports, undertaking audits and advising on matters such as the purchase and sale of businesses, mergers, capital financing, suspected fraud, insolvency and taxation
    • examining operating costs and organisations’ income and expenditure
    • providing assurance about the accuracy of the information contained in financial reports and their compliance with statutory requirements
    • providing financial and taxation advice on business structures, plans and operations
    • preparing taxation returns for individuals and organisations
    • liaising with financial institutions and brokers to establish funds management arrangements
    • introducing and maintaining accounting systems, and advising on the selection and application of computer-based accounting systems
    • maintaining internal control systems
    • may appraise cash flow and financial risk of capital investment projects

What is the occupation included?

Visa Type Availability
Visa 186 Yes
Visa 187 Yes
Visa 189 Yes
Visa 190 Yes
Visa 491 Yes
Visa 482 Yes
Visa 407 Yes
Visa 485 Yes
Visa 494 Yes
Visa Type Availability
Visa 186 Yes
Visa 187 Yes
Visa 189 Yes
Visa 190 Yes
Visa 491 Yes
Visa 482 Yes
Visa 407 Yes
Visa 485 Yes
Visa 494 Yes
Visa Type Availability
Visa 186 Yes
Visa 187 Yes
Visa 189 Yes
Visa 190 Yes
Visa 491 Yes
Visa 482 Yes
Visa 407 Yes
Visa 485 Yes
Visa 494 Yes

Skill Assessment Information

CAANZ/CPAA/IPA

CAANZ

  • Standard – $550.00
  • Express (Exclusive to Migration Agents Only) – $650.00
  • Combined Assessment (Qualification and Skilled Employment) – $600.00
  • Reviews (Qualification or Skilled Employment) – $170.00

CPAA

  • Skilled Migration Assessment (within Australia) – AUD $540.00
  • Skilled Migration Assessment (all other locations) – AUD $490.00

IPA

  • Fast Track Assessment for Migration Purposes – $660.00
  • Standard Assessment for Migration Purposes – $550.00
  • Skilled Employment Assessment – $265.00

221113 TAXATION ACCOUNTANT

Alternative Titles: Taxation Agent
Taxation Consultant
Analyses, reports and provides advice on taxation issues to organisations or individuals, prepares taxation returns and reports and handles disputes with taxation authorities. Registration or licensing may be required.

221112 MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT

Alternative Title: Cost Accountant
Provides services relating to performance-based financial reporting, asset valuation, budgetary systems, cost management, pricing, forecasting and the strategic governance of organisations. Provides advice on financial planning, risk management, carbon sequestration projects and carbon pricing and provides management with reports to assist in decision-making. May provide insight into cost performance and support the implementation of benchmarking and quality improvement initiatives. Registration or licensing may be required.

221111 ACCOUNTANT (GENERAL)

Provides services relating to compliance-based financial reporting, auditing, insolvency and accounting information systems; and advises on associated record-keeping requirements. Registration or licensing may be required for certain services such as auditing.

State/Territory Sponsorship Visa 190/491 Information

190: Yes
491: Yes

Comments:
Less than 10 places

Additional Comments:

Fees:
$600.00

ACT Information:

Visa 190 Information 

Visa 491 information

State Comments:

Canberra Residents:

  • You are eligible to apply for ACT 190 nomination if your nominated occupation is listed as ‘open’ on the current ACT Occupation List
  • You are not eligible to apply for ACT 190 nomination if your nominated occupation is listed as ‘closed’ on the current ACT Occupation List

Overseas Residents:

  • The ACT 190 nomination program remains closed for overseas applicants without close ties to Canberra and is now closed to overseas applicants with close ties to Canberra.

Restrictions or Conditions May Apply to State/Territory Sponsorship – please check with relevant State/Territory for clarification.

Designated Regional Area Postcodes for ACT

  • Cities and major regional centres: All postcodes in the Australian Capital Territory
  • Regional centres and other regional areas: None

190: Yes
491: Yes

Comments:
Offshore applicants must

Additional Comments:
All offshore applicants must have a minimum IELTS of 7.0 overall or equivalent

Fees:
$0.00

Website:
https://theterritory.com.au/migrate

State Comments:

Please see the link for eligibility for NT Nomination: https://theterritory.com.au/migrate/migrate-to-work/northern-territory-government-visa-nomination/eligibility#item-4

Designated Regional Area Postcodes for NT

  • Cities and major regional centres: None
  • Regional centres and other regional areas: All postcodes in the Northern Territory

190: No
491: Yes

Comments:

Provisional 491 visa only

3 years’ work experience in field

Not available for High Points nomination from 04/07/2019

Not available for Chain Migration nomination from 04/07/2019

South Australian graduates must be currently working in their field in South Australia for the last 12 months

Additional Comments:

Competent Plus English (or Proficient overall)

Fees:
$200.00

Website:

SA Visa 190 

State Comments:

Please click the link to see SA Requirements: 

https://migration.sa.gov.au/skilled-migrants/nomination-process/skilled-nomination-requirements

Designated Regional Area Postcodes for SA:

  • Cities and major regional centres: 5000 to 5171, 5173 to 5174, 5231 to 5235, 5240 to 5252, 5351 and 5950 to 5960
  • Regional centres and other regional areas: All postcodes in South Australia not mentioned in ‘Cities and major regional centres’ category above

190: Yes
491: No

Website:

TAS Visa 190 

Subclass 190: Category 1 – Tasmanian Graduate (2 years minimum study in Tasmania)

To be considered for this category you must meet all the following criteria.

  • Have completed and graduated AND  through study in Tasmania.
  • Have lived in the state for at least 2 years and during your period of study prior to applying for visa state nomination
  • You and your dependents must currently be living in TAS and can provide evidence of genuine commitment to continue living in TAS
  • Have lived in the state during your period of study (evidence of this needs to be provided).

** For applicants who enrolled in a Tasmanian tertiary institution prior to 31 July 2017, to be considered for this category, you must meet the following criteria:

  • completed and graduated from a institution in Tasmania. The course is undertaken:
    • must be either a degree (a bachelor or any higher degree), a diploma, an advanced diploma, or a trade qualification (minimum Cert III level for a skilled occupation in Major Group 3 in ANZSCO)
    • must have a minimum duration of one academic year (40 weeks)
    • must be full-time and on-site in Tasmania
    • you have lived in the state for at least 1 year during your period of study
    • you and your dependents are currently living in Tasmania and can provide evidence of your ongoing genuine commitment

Please refer to the Document Checklist tab for further information on providing evidence to support your application.

Subclass 491: Category 1 – Tasmanian graduate

To be considered for this category, you must meet all of the following criteria.

  • You must have completed and graduated from an institution in Tasmania. The course is undertaken:
    • must be either a degree (a bachelor or any higher degree), a diploma, an advanced diploma, or a trade qualification (minimum Cert III level for a skilled occupation in Major Group 3 in ANZSCO)
    • must have a minimum duration of one academic year (40 weeks).
    • must be full time and on-site in Tasmania
  • you have lived in the state for at least 1 year during your period of study
  • you and your dependents are currently living in Tasmania and can provide evidence of your ongoing genuine commitment

Please refer to the Document Checklist tab for further information on providing evidence to support your application.

Designated Regional Area Postcodes for TAS

  • Cities and major regional centres: 7000, 7004 to 7026, 7030 to 7109, 7140 to 7151 and 7170 to 7177
  • Regional centres and other regional areas: All postcodes in Tasmania not mentioned in ‘Cities and major regional centres’ category above

190: Yes
491: Yes

Website:

TAS Visa 190 

TAS visa 491 

Subclass 190: Category 3 – Overseas applicant (job offer)

To be considered for this category, you must be living overseas and meet all of the following criteria.

  • You must have received a formal job offer for a job that is based in Tasmania that is in your nominated occupation.
  • You or any of your dependants have not lived in another Australian state or territory within the last twelve months.
  • You will need to be able to provide evidence of your employment claims (see Document Checklist for more details).
    • Your employer must have been actively operating their business in Tasmania for the past 12 months. There needs to be a genuine need for your position within the business. This may be satisfied if there is:
      • an existing, current and genuine need for your position within the business
      • an ongoing need for your position and the capacity for the business to sustain the nominated position.

Subclass 489: Category 3B – Overseas applicant (Job offer)

To be considered for this category, you must be living overseas and meet all of the following criteria.

  • Have received a formal job offer for a job that is based in Tasmania that is in your nominated occupation
  • You or any of your dependents have not lived in another Australian state or territory within the last twelve months
  • The employer offering you employment must have been actively operating their business in Tasmania for the past 12 months
  • There needs to be a genuine need for your position within the business. This may be satisfied if there is:
    • an existing, current and genuine need for your position within the business
    • an ongoing need for your position and the capacity for the business to sustain the nominated position.

Restrictions or Conditions May Apply to State/Territory Sponsorship – please check with relevant State/Territory for clarification.

Designated Regional Area Postcodes for TAS

  • Cities and major regional centres: 7000, 7004 to 7026, 7030 to 7109, 7140 to 7151 and 7170 to 7177
  • Regional centres and other regional areas: All postcodes in Tasmania not mentioned in ‘Cities and major regional centres’ category above

190: Yes
491: Yes

Comments:

Under Review

Fees:
$200.00

Website:

https://migration.wa.gov.au/services/skilled-migration-western-australia/about-state-nomination

State Comments:

Candidates nominating for occupations that are designated ‘Regional Western Australia only’ in the General and Graduate stream must provide evidence of a job offer/contract of employment in a location defined by the Commonwealth as Category 3 – Regional Centres and Other Regional Areas (not Perth and Mandurah).

Designated Regional Area Postcodes for WA

  • Cities and major regional centres: 6000 to 6038, 6050 to 6083, 6090 to 6182, 6208 to 6211, 6214 and 6556 to 6558
  • Regional centres and other regional areas: All postcodes in Western Australia not mentioned in ‘Cities and major regional centres’ category above.

190: No
491: No

DAMA: Yes

DAMA Comments:
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