Tax Manager

Permanent – Full time - Melbourne CBD

Date posted
28 September 2020
Applications close
22 May 2020
  • Leading profit for members fund
  • Culture that support professional development
  • Wide range of benefits

Work with our Head of Tax offers work/life balance, career development and autonomy.

About Us

As one of Australia’s largest profit-to member superannuation funds, our mission is to help our members achieve their personal best retirement outcomes. We work with 176 thousand employers and have over 1.9 million members playing a role in the futures of around one in six working Australians.


Our team at Rest enjoy a positive culture built around our core values “The Rest Effect”. We seek excellence in everything we do, are dynamic and innovative in the way we work, are always accountable, we are champions of our members and we succeed together.

About 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 Tax Team of three based you will be an integral part of the within our finance team and work closely with Investments and Legal. This role presents an outstanding opportunity to further your tax career within an organisation that truly foster personal development.

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.


We value and support our team members by offering a great range of benefits, including but not limited to;

  • flexible work environment
  • an open plan and modern office
  • free fruit
  • health and wellbeing programs
  • tailored development plans to support you to achieve your personal best career outcome

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.

Visit our website to learn more about your next opportunity at Rest to create happier tomorrows for our customers and in your own life at

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.