Senior Tax Accountant
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Location : Australia
Categories : Client Accounting
Office Location : Sydney
TMF Group is a Global Business Services provider present in every country our clients’ aspirations demand. We are renowned for helping clients operate and invest seamlessly, in and beyond their home markets, by providing Global Business Services that allow them to focus on their core competencies;
their products and services.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and motivated Senior Tax Accountant to join our Tax team. Reporting to the Tax Manager the successful candidate will provide support to the various client facing teams with respect to all tax matters including income tax, FBT, GST and managed funds, with a focus on inbound international tax issues.
In order to be considered for the Senior Tax Accountant role you will possess the following :
Degree holder with recognised accounting qualification or business-related degree
Minimum 5 years’ experience in CA / CPA firms or multinational companies with significant taxation responsibilities
Completed professional qualifications as CA or CPA
Strong knowledge of widely used accounting systems (e.g. MYOB, XERO)
The responsibilities of this role include :
Review of income tax returns for companies, trusts, individuals and managed funds
Preparation and / or review of Country-by-Country (CbC) reporting files
Preparation and review of FBT returns for entities of varying sizes, including those with complex employee benefits packages
Preparation of tax distribution calculations for managed funds, including identifying tax risk areas such as MIT, AMIT, TOFA, WHT etc.
Provide support to other teams in resolving tax queries, including conducting research and review of the relevant legislation and tax rulings as required
Preparation of written tax guidance memorandums with the support of the Tax Manager and Head of Department
Maintaining and managing the tax lodgement list for the firm and ensuring timely and accurate lodgement of all tax returns and FBT returns to the ATO
Provide tax support to the Public Officer and conduct sanity checks on tax related documents prepared by external tax agents
Assist with the preparation and updating of tax checklists and workpapers, and make suggestion for improvement on current procedures
Train and mentor junior staff on preparation of tax and FBT returns as well as resolving tax queries raised by clients, for teams across the Sydney and Melbourne office.
This is a unique opportunity for a talented and motivated Senior Tax Accountant, who is looking to continue to develop their tax career in a high-performance culture.