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Consultant - Private Tax

Location:  Adelaide
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  23 Jun 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1489203




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 an experienced Consultant (1+ years’ accounting and tax experience) to join Adelaide’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 1+ years’ experience in Tax or Business Services, while EY supports your studies in the CA qualification. You will be central to assisting in delivering pragmatic solutions to help our clients solve complex income tax challenges and efficiently manage their tax compliance responsibilities. Your responsibilities will encompass:


  • Supporting tax account leaders delivering adivce to high-net-worth individuals, family businesses, and their owners on intricate tax matters, including restructures, capital gains tax, Division 7A, and trust losses.
  • Preparing tax compliance (financial statements and income tax returns) and providing year-end tax planning services for entity types such as trusts, companies, partnerships, and individuals.
  • Supporting tax account leaders to facilitate and manage client ATO dealings, including the Top 500 and Next 5000 programs.
  • Applying your accounting and tax expertise across various sectors of the Australian economy.
  • Assist in effectively managing a client portfolio and cultivating strong client relationships.
  • Role model for graduates, future graduates, and vacationers.


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
  • Commenced or in the process of completing a CA (or equivalent) qualification
  • Minimum 1+ years relevant experience providing Australian tax compliance or business advisory services to corporate entities, trusts and individuals
  • Demonstrated understanding of accounting concepts and experience in preparing financial statements
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Sound time management skills, attention to detail and the ability to work to deadlines
  • 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 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 


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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.

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EY | Building a better working world 


Our preferred applicant will be required to undertake employment screening by EY or our external third-party provider.


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




EY | Building a better working world 


Our preferred applicant will be required to undertake employment screening by EY or our external third-party provider.

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