Job Details
  • Reference358736A_1591333052
  • LocationCanberra
  • SalaryNegotiable
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantTalal Safar

This is an opportunity to work with experienced tax officers in a number of different areas in our income tax and Goods and Services Tax (GST) programs for large publicly listed, multinational and private groups. There are various opportunities in our assurance and active compliance programs and our international areas including;

  • Multinational and domestic tax avoidance,
  • Diverted Profits Tax, Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS)
  • International tax structuring
  • Domestic structuring for private groups, including the use of trusts

As an APS 6 tax officer, you will be a key member of a collaborative team with potential to influence and shape the domestic and international tax systems. As a recognised tax officer with a record of achievement in the field(s) of taxation, accounting, commerce or law, your commercial experience will be invaluable to your role. As a team member working in one of the taskforce work programs, you will improve tax compliance in an advisory, analytical, compliance or assurance review role.

An APS 6 Tax Officer has demonstrated experience and skills in some of the following areas::

  • Understand and have practical experience in:
    o mergers and acquisitions, restructures and transactions cross-border tax structuring
    o undertaking tax due diligence and identifying areas of risk from tax and financial information
    o interpreting complex financial and legal documents and reporting findings in a concise, commercial manner
    o offshore investment portfolios, examine foreign holding structures and seek information from other jurisdictions
    o the application of Australia's tax treaties to common international structures
    o common international tax planning techniques and arrangements including tax effective financing, profit repatriation and exit strategies
    o broad legal analysis and research in Australian and International tax law to identify, monitor and address emerging tax planning techniques
  • Understand and have practical experience in treating traditional and emerging risks for private groups associated with wealthy individuals including:
    o scrutinising complex structures and transactions and limited financial disclosure obligations of large private groups, including the effect of domestic structuring in regards to related party dealings
    o deep understanding of the use of trusts, particularly complex trust structures and the misalignment between trust, equity and common law associated with trusts with generally accepted accounting and income tax law concepts that can give rise to opportunities for tax minimisation, tax avoidance or inappropriate tax outcomes
    o profit extraction from private groups, expansion of private groups, restricting issues and retirement/succession planning
    o property development and construction industry and financing experience are desirable
    o understanding the economic performance of a group

The ideal candidate:

  • knowledge and experience of the income tax and GST legislative and financial environments, particularly in the areas of large public groups, multinational enterprises, private groups
  • an understanding and experience of the structures and tax planning approaches used in the multinational enterprises and large public groups, private groups and high wealth individual markets
  • achieved outcomes within set time frames
  • negotiated with clients and stakeholders using professional judgement and knowledge to influence outcomes
  • develop less experienced staff to make technical decisions
  • a degree in tax, accounting, commerce or law
  • 3+ years' experience in the tax, accounting or law fields (ideally from a mid-tier or big 4 firm).

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