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Consultant or Senior Consultant, International Tax and Transaction Services

Location:  Brisbane
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  02-Oct-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  1188344

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 



  • Are you looking to enhance and grow your international tax skills?
  • Do you enjoy working in an environment that is both supportive and flexible? 
  • Would you like to explore ways to be the best version of yourself?


EY’s Tax practice believes a better working world is helping our clients navigate through a rapidly- changing business and tax environment.  EY professionals combine agility, diverse thought, tax technical depth and the power of technology and analytics to provide exceptional value to clients by developing and executing strategies quickly and effectively, with strong accountability and governance. Learn more about Tax here - 


The opportunity


We are looking for a Consultant and a Senior Consultant within the International Tax and Transaction Services team in our Brisbane office. This role provides a unique opportunity to work on some of the largest transactions in Australia across infrastructure, property and M&A from the Brisbane office by working for the Transaction Tax Oceania Lead Partner and the Brisbane Tax Lead Partner. This role is offered on a flexible full time or part time basis.


Your key responsibilities 


  • Deliver timely international tax advice, responsive services and work products that exceed client expectations.
  • Assist Australian based and inbound global organisations structure their transactions, mitigate tax risk, and comply with tax laws in the most effective way.  
  • Critically evaluate client global operating models from a tax perspective, providing advice on the application of domestic tax law and providing tax structuring (inbound and outbound) advice.  
  • Build internal relationships within the ITS and tax teams in Australia, across Asia Pacific and globally. 


Skills and attributes for success


  • Experience in tax consulting (within a top tier accounting firm, corporate, business consulting or legal environment)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and time management capabilities
  • Ability to work effectively either as an individual or member of a team and relate effectively with staff on all levels
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Proactive and able to identify and resolve problems


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Exposure to a range of international tax issues


Some of the EY Perks:


  • Flexibility – Let’s have a conversation on how we can give you greater freedom so that you can chose a flexibility that works for you in order to balance work and your personal responsibilities.
  • Wellbeing - Our wellbeing initiatives cover financial health, physical and mental health, as well as connections with family and our community.
  • Leave arrangements – You will have access to various leave arrangement benefits such as Flexleave, 3-month career break and 18 weeks of paid parental leave.  
  • Corporate Discounts - You and your family can save on everything from your everyday groceries and petrol to travel, clothes, entertainment, insurance, homewares, electronics and more!
  • Employee Referral Reward – Receive a cash reward if you successfully refer a candidate.
  • And so much more!


What we offer 


  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.  
  • Continuous learning: personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future. 
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs. 


At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensive benefits package can be tailored to your individual needs.  


We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via or  phone +61 3 8650 7788 (option 2). 


We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.   


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


EY | Building a better working world 
EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.  
Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  
Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  

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