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Associate / Senior Associate, Corporate Tax

Grant Thornton
Melbourne, Australia
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Associate / Senior Associate, Corporate Tax

Job no: 493559
Work type: Full time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Tax, Hybrid working

  • Work from home options | team connection days
  • Your passion for innovation and ideas will see you developing actionable growth recommendations for clients
  • Structured learning and development at all career levels

Grant Thornton Australia is a member firm of the Grant Thornton global network - one of the world's leading independently-owned and managed accounting, advisory and consulting firms.

In Australia, we're proud to support the careers of over 1,500 remarkable people. With six offices nationally and partner firms in more than 145 markets, wherever you want to go, we can take you there.

About this role

Join our high performing and supportive Melbourne Corporate Tax team, where we unravel the intricacies of corporate tax, providing bespoke solutions for businesses navigating tax audits, international tax challenges, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions.

Our Corporate Tax team offers a caring, nurturing environment in which your capability will not only be recognised and rewarded, but also supported as you meet and excel in your career milestones.

The team's leaders are committed to your ongoing development, focusing holistically on technical compliance and advisory skills as well as interpersonal and commercial competencies such as leadership, management, and presentation skills.

Key responsibilities

This role involves a mixture of corporate tax compliance and advisory work, including (but not limited to):

  • Research and assistance with tax consulting advice (such as tax consolidation, tax treaties, hybrid mismatches, Controlled Foreign Companies, withholding taxes, thin capitalisation, permanent establishments, AMITs etc.)
  • Research and assistance with preparing advice and calculations in connection with international tax issues
  • Assist clients with M&A activities, including tax structuring and tax due diligence services
  • Assist clients with ATO reviews, governance matters and audits, as well as liaising with the ATO to obtain rulings for clients
  • Research and analysis of technical tax issues and preparation of tax reports
  • Preparation of company and trust tax returns, including consolidated company tax returns, for a wide range of large corporate clients
  • Preparation and review of tax-effect accounting calculations
  • Assistance with business development initiatives and proposals, including preparing for and attending meetings with clients

Skills & experience

  • Hold or studying towards a professional qualification such as CA, CTA or other relevant qualification
  • A self-starter keen to develop an understanding of client needs and "figure out the why"
  • Experience working in corporate tax, either within a commercial or professional services environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent client relationship and communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and a genuine interest in their clients
  • Interest in a career of lifelong learning with a focus on developing your knowledge and skills in corporate tax advisory

The salary range for this role will be AUD $75,000 to $85,000 per annum inclusive of superannuation - dependant on relevant years of experience and qualifications.

If you're interested in this role but don't feel that you match every single one of our requirements, we would still love to hear from you and explore the unique skillset and attributes that you can bring to the team.

Reach your remarkable

At Grant Thornton we do things differently because we understand that when you strive for better and care about what you do remarkable things are possible. We're a dynamic and authentic mix of backgrounds, perspectives and ways of thinking. We're driven by our shared purpose - we care for our people, clients and communities and support them to thrive.

With us, you'll be exposed to challenging and rewarding opportunities - building your confidence and capabilities at every step. You'll be supported, motivated and inspired by a team of passionate and caring collaborators and leaders. You'll be empowered to build a career path that's tailored to you and encouraged to make a meaningful difference. And we'll make sure the excellence you deliver and the impact you make is always seen, felt and celebrated.

Remarkable perks that put you first:

  • First professional services firm to trial a 9-day fortnight
  • Continuous learning and development programs
  • Work from home options | team connection days
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • And many more!

Need some help applying or participating in the recruitment process?

We are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible for anyone who wishes to apply, and we warmly encourage applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, those in the LGBTI+ community and individuals who identify as having a disability or are neurodiverse. Click here for more information about how we support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Grant Thornton.

Should you have questions or require any adaptations or additional support for your individual circumstances so you may perform at your best during the application or recruitment process please contact Betty Alexander, from our Talent Acquisition team, on

As we provide fair consideration and evaluation to a high volume of applications, we endeavour to provide feedback on your application at the earliest opportunity.


Advertised: 01 May 2024 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 30 May 2024 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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