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Senior Consultant - Private Tax Advisory

Perth, Australia
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
If we inspire you to do the work you love, will you still call it work?

At EY we believe that whoever you are, your uniqueness helps us stand apart.

We bring together extraordinary people, like you, to build a better working world.

Our EY Private Tax team is dedicated to helping our clients succeed in their business ambitions while safeguarding and enhancing their wealth to secure their future. Our approach extends beyond numerical analysis, as we invest time in comprehensively understanding our clients' personal circumstances, aspirations, and the intricacies of their personal, business, and financial objectives.

What's in it for you?

We are looking for experienced Senior Consultants to join Perth's leading tax practice in our Private Tax team.

It's an exciting time to join our high performing and rapidly growing team. The role will deliver great opportunities for you to work across a range of privately owned clients including entrepreneurial start-ups, established private businesses and high-net worth individuals and family groups to help shape and enhance business strategies and solve tomorrow's tax problems today.

In this role, you will work across multiple projects and clients, both autonomously and as valued member of our team, including opportunities to collaborate with our global tax network.. At EY, the Private Tax team is at the heart of the client relationship, and by joining our team you will be mentored by some of the best in this field to gain the skills and experience to become a trusted advisor, bringing the best of EY to our clients to deliver value add solutions and insights.

Your key responsibilities

Demonstrate your passion for tax within our EY Private Tax team, leveraging your 3+ years of experience in Tax or Business Services, coupled with your CA qualification (completed or in progress). You will be central to delivering pragmatic solutions to help our clients solve complex income tax challenges and efficiently manage their tax compliance responsibilities. Your responsibilities will encompass:

  • Advising high-net-worth individuals family businesses, and their owners on intricate tax matters, including restructures, capital gains tax, Division 7A, and trust losses.
  • Providing a comprehensive range of tax advisory services to large private owned companies, dealing with complex tax matters including exposure to international tax issues
  • Delivering tax compliance, financial statements, planning, and advisory services for extensive client groups featuring diverse entity types such as trusts, companies, partnerships, and individuals.
  • Providing family advisory services, incorporating succession and estate planning.
  • Engaging with the ATO to facilitate and manage their dealings with our clients, including the Top 500 and Next 5000 programs.
  • Applying your tax expertise across various sectors of the Australian economy.
  • Assist in effectively managing a client portfolio and cultivating strong client relationships.
  • Mentoring junior team members, dedicating time to their professional development.

What we're looking for

Here's our 'wish list' but don't worry if you don't tick all the boxes. We're interested in your strengths, what you want to learn, and how far you want to go.

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Commerce or Accounting
  • CA qualification (or on the path to completing CA or an equivalent qualification)
  • Minimum 3+ years experience providing Australian tax compliance or business advisory services to corporate entities, high-wealth high-net worth individuals and private family groups
  • Excellent understanding of accounting concepts and experience in preparing financial statements for a variety of entities including trusts and companies
  • Demonstrated ability to research and interpret taxation legislation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Sound time management skills, and the ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to delegate to, coach and mentor junior team members
  • The ability to work autonomously, within a team and with our clients
  • Eagerness to learn, develop new skills and to keep up to date with changes in taxation law

What we can offer you

  • A role that enhances your career, offering robust mentorship, impactful assignments, and abundant networking prospects.
  • Competitive compensation packages with genuine potential for career growth.
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  • Discover how, when and where you can work at
  • Learn about our commitment to DE&I at
  • Discover the various ways our benefits can cater to your needs, across wellness, financial wellbeing, and family-friendly policies which include 26 weeks gender neutral paid parental leave at

Acknowledgement of Country

EY acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which EY offices are located around Australia. We pay our respects to their cultures, and to their Elders - past, present, and emerging. Find out more about our vision for reconciliation at

Apply now... we're over 9,000 perspectives in Australia and we're ready to welcome yours.

Diversity, equity, and inclusiveness (DE&I) are core to who we are, how we work and how we live our values. We hold a collective commitment to continue to drive an environment where all differences are valued, practices are equitable, and everyone experiences a sense of belonging - where people are inspired to team and lead inclusively in their interactions every day. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities, cultures, sexual orientations, and gender identities and are committed to providing an equitable and barrier free recruitment experience for all.

We encourage you to share any support and adjustments you need to be your best and participate equitably in our recruitment process. We understand sharing your needs with us can be daunting, so if you have questions before or during your application, we welcome you to get in touch at . Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential.

The exceptional EY experience. It's yours to build.

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