Tax Assistant Manager - Consulting and Advisory Business

Broaden experience and move into a mixed advisory role, Complete autonomy and client ownership, Continuous technical development.

The Business

An accountancy and business advisory firm, they provide integrated advice and solutions to help businesses navigate a changing world. Their clients are ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high growth businesses that fuel the economy.

The firm and its network share its clients ambitions and their entrepreneurial mind-set. They have the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise to help them succeed.

The business operates in locations across throughout Australia, employing a large work force offering tax, audit and assurance, and a range of advisory services.  In addition to its domestic presence it also provides business advisory services globally.

The Position

Seeking an Assistant Tax Manager who is a passionate team player who has a passion for providing quality service to an entrepreneurial client base working in the Private Client Team. The position will provide tax compliance and advisory services for a wide range of regional, Australia wide and internationally based clients.

The primary responsibility will be to deal with all matters relating to the management of a portfolio of clients. You will also provide assistance to Managers/Directors/Partners in both client work, business development and the management of the team.

Career progression to Tax Manager and beyond would be expected at the appropriate time, subject to experience, performance, appraisal and assessment., The position will involve and is not limited to the below tasks and responsibilities

  • Responsible for all day to day tax compliance and advisory affairs of clients, whilst being supervised by Manager/Director/Partner, including communicating with clients
  • To assist the trainees with technical and procedural matters which will enable development of supervisory skills
  • Meeting clients face to face
  • Act as a key point of contact within the firm for your client portfolio, together with more senior team members. This will involve responding quickly to, as well as anticipating, client requests/needs, keeping clients informed of progress in relation to all aspects of the service provided, and maintaining regular contact with clients.
  • To ensure assignments are completed within agreed budgets and keep client/Manager/Partner informed of WIP position on a regular basis.
  • Management of portfolio of clients, the control of billings and cash collection within the firms criteria.
  • Review of work prepared by more junior members of staff.
  • Ensure that the firms quality control procedures are adhered to including appropriate review of work.
  • Identify risk and business development opportunities to senior members of team
  • Will work as part of a team with other tax managers within the business group, and provide support to the rest of the tax team
  • Participate in the growth of the business including contribution through Partner/Manager meetings and by attendance at events
  • Must be able to recognise business development opportunities and inform and work with senior team members and develop these when they arise. Participate in bids/proposals for new work including initial meetings.
  • There will be an expectation that you will take full responsibility for project delivery

About You 

  • Significant understanding of and previous experience within tax compliance
  • Some tax advisory experience preferable but not essential
  • Supervisory experience
  • Maintain an in depth, up to date, knowledge of taxation
  • Ability to manage a small client portfolio
  • To actively seek opportunities for business development to existing clients
  • Some experience of dealing with client senior management
  • Educated to degree level, and/or CTA and/or CA qualified or equivalent


16/03/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Accounting
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