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Associate / Senior Associate, Private Advisory - Partner Tax

Grant Thornton
Brisbane, Australia
Closing date
Jul 30, 2024

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

Job no: 493813
Work type: Full time
Location: Brisbane
Categories: Private Advisory/Business Services, Hybrid working

  • Provide tax compliance and advisory support to the firm's Partners
  • Flexible working - full-time or part-time hours + hybrid
  • 9-day fortnight with no salary reduction

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

Our culture is underpinned by a commitment to our clients, people and communities, and our promise to 'Reach for Remarkable' by providing proven expertise, principled execution, and personalised experience.

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

Our growing Private Business Tax & Advisory (Private Advisory) team is looking for a business services accountant to join our vibrant, friendly Brisbane office as an Associate / Senior Associate, Private Advisory - Partner Tax.

In this distinctive and challenging role, you will be part of a specialised team completing tax returns for Grant Thornton's Partners and for investment entities, with a focus on tax compliance and tax planning.

This role offers exceptional flexibility, with full- or part-time and hybrid working options available. Whether you're looking to build experience in a reputable mid-tier firm or a parent returning to work, we offer the autonomy to structure your day and build your career with us on your terms.

Key responsibilities

  • Work closely with the firm's Partners in meeting their accounting and tax compliance requirements, including timely preparation of financial statements and income tax returns
  • Assist with accounting, tax advisory, and tax planning matters
  • Build strong relationships with Partners and other stakeholders whilst observing discretion and confidentiality
  • Stay updated on changes in tax legislation that may affect the firm's Partners

Skills and experience

  • Qualification(s) and / or professional accreditation(s) in a relevant discipline such as Business / Commerce, Accounting or Finance, or other relevant professional or overseas qualification(s)
  • Have commenced (or planning to commence) a CA qualification
  • Significant professional experience in business and tax advisory within a chartered accounting setting
  • Interest in working with professionals and investment entities
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, with a desire to go 'above and beyond' to delight your customers
  • Highly organised, with the ability to manage competing priorities within a deadline-driven environment

If you are 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:

  • Flexible working options available
  • Up to 26 weeks' paid parental leave | paid secondary carers leave with superannuation
  • Fully funded gym membership | Health Insurance discounts
  • Support to undertake CA or other postgrad study
  • And many more!

Your application

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 LGBTQI+ community and individuals who identify as having a disability or are neurodivergent. 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 Sarah McGrory, 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: 27 Jun 2024 E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:

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