Tax Manager

Permanent – Full time - Melbourne CBD

Date posted
31 March 2020
Applications close
11 January 2020
  • Leading profit for members fund
  • Culture that support professional development
  • Wide range of benefits

Ideally suited to experienced Tax Manager looking for a company that offers work/life balance, career development and autonomy.

About Us:

As one of Australia’s largest superannuation funds, Rest plays a role in the futures of around one in six working Australians. Our people are committed to delivering real benefits for our customers, making a difference as their fund for life – from their first job to their last. As a profit-to-member fund, we put our members first.

At Rest we have a culture built around “the Rest Effect” our values which underpin everything we do We seek excellence in everything we do, We succeed together, We are dynamic and innovative, We are the champions of our members and We are accountable and therefore we act. We are proud to offer benefits including an open plan modern working environment, flexible working, health and wellbeing programs and tailored development plans to support you be the best you can be.

The Job:

Based out of our Melbourne CBD office, reporting to the Head of Tax, you will be responsible for assisting with and promoting the operation of; Rest’s tax strategy and tax risk framework to ensure that tax is managed within Rest’s risk framework.

Working as part of a team of three based within our larger corporate services group, this role presents an outstanding opportunity to further your tax career within an organisation in a growth phase.

Key responsibilities for the role include:

  • To optimise the Fund’s tax position within the terms of its tax risk framework.
  • To assist the Head of Tax in supporting the Tax Planning Committee.
  • To assist, as part of the inhouse tax team, with the management of the annual tax timetable and contribute to the preparation and submission of tax returns on behalf of the Fund and related entities both onshore and offshore.
  • Responsible for the tax review of investments.
  • Provide support to the finance team in its regular tax reporting requirements, including advice on GST, PAYG, income tax provisioning and FBT.
  • Be part of the team promoting awareness internally of tax updates, rulings, developments applicable to the Fund and ensuring implications for the Fund are understood.
  • Act as subject matter expert when called on the business.

About You:

  • CA or CPA qualified
  • Master of Tax or Chartered Tax Advisor

Required experience, understanding or credentials including:
  • Demonstrated expertise in a financial services, professional services firm or superannuation fund.
  • Good understanding of the superannuation industry and / or funds management industry highly regarded.
  • Proven organisational and time management skills.
  • High level research and analytical skills.

At Rest we believe that everyone has the power to make a difference and we offer an inclusive and diverse environment that values the qualities and backgrounds that our people bring to the team. We encourage open and diverse thinking, collaboration, innovation and high performance.

If this sounds like you, apply now by submitting your resume and a covering letter summarising your experience and outlining why you are interested in the role.

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Please note only people with the right to work permanently in Australia will be considered. 

To apply, click on the “Apply Now” button, fill in the form, attach your CV and cover letter addressing the points above. We look forward to hearing from you.