Manager, Tax & Advisory

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Sydney, NEW SOUTH WALES
Deadline: 26 Sep 2023

  • Employment Type: Full time (35 hours per week) 
  • Duration: Continuing permanent contract 
  • Remuneration: Competitive salary package
  • Location: Kensington, NSW (Hybrid working) 

About UNSW: 
UNSW isn’t like other places you’ve worked. Yes, we’re a large organisation with a diverse and talented community; a community doing extraordinary things. Together, we are driven to be thoughtful, practical, and purposeful in all we do. Taking this combined approach is what makes our work matter.  

This role is based in our Financial Control & Compliance (FCC) department, Operations Division. The FCC function has accountability for the University-wide financial control environment and associated compliance policies and processes, including statutory financial reporting and external audit, controlled entity accounting and reporting, technical accounting advisory, infrastructure and asset accounting, and tax management and advisory. 

Why Your Role Matters: 
As the Manager, Tax & Advisory you will be a key member of the Finance team working to manage and support the Tax function here at the University of New South Wales and its controlled entities. You will bring your expertise in this area to provide tax guidance and resolve tax matters as needed ensuring the University continues to meet its tax obligations as well as its compliance and reporting obligations for GST, Payroll Tax, FBT and overseas tax matters. 

You will report to the Senior Manager, Tax & Advisory to provide a central authority on tax guidance at UNSW, leveraging an in-depth understanding of taxation legislation and requirements to provide, establish and maintain strong relationships with the business and finance areas, including our faculties and divisions. Acting as an advisor and performing research and analysis, you will also be identifying solutions and streamlining strategies that address tax issues as per the business needs of the University and ensure that UNSW continues to meet its compliance and reporting obligations.  

Who You Are: You will hold a tertiary qualification and CA or CPA qualification with a substantial background in tax (preferably indirect tax) alongside:  

  • Experience in the commercial and/or education sector (desired). 
  • Ability to resolve complex compliance issues in GST, FBT, and Payroll taxation. 
  • Extensive knowledge of legislative and statutory reporting and other requirements. 
  • Experience in analysing business requirements and developing strategic plans on taxation issues which best meet the current and future needs of a complex organisation. 
  • Previous experience in developing and implementing effective training and educational programs on taxation issues to staff at all levels. 
  • Well-developed communication, interpersonal, and stakeholder management skills with experience in partnering with clients to develop solutions and outcomes. 

For further information on the role & responsibilities, please refer to the position description linked below or found on Jobs@UNSW.  

Benefits and Culture: UNSW offer a competitive salary and access to of UNSW-perks including: 

  • Flexible working 
  • 17% Superannutal & salary sacrifice options
  • Additional 3 days of leave over the Christmas Period 
  • Access to lifelong learning and career development 
  • Progressive HR practices 
  • Discounts and entitlements including JB Hi Fi & fitness services

How to Apply: Make each day matter with a meaningful career at UNSW. Submit your CV and cover letter expressing your suitability for the role online before 26 September 11:55pm.  

Job queries contact: Katherine Molloy, Talent Acquisition Consultant
E:   (applications to the address cannot be accepted, please apply online)
Please note: Sponsorship is not available for this role, valid Australian working rights are required on application. 

UNSW is committed to equity diversity and inclusion. Applications from women, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those living with disabilities, members of the LGBTIQ+ community; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff. 

Advertised:12 Sep 2023 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:26 Sep 2023 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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