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Senior Consultant - Financial Services Tax

Location:  Brisbane
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  28 Nov 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1398874

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. 


What if we didn’t focus on who you are now, but who you could become?


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.


What’s in it for you?


With rapid growth over the past five years, EY Financial Services is an exciting place to build your career and make a real impact in the financial services industry. We are seeking a driven Senior Consultant to join our Financial Services Tax team in Brisbane. Our team bring diverse perspectives and backgrounds, creating a welcoming and inclusive work environment that fosters growth and innovation. We prioritise work-life balance and offer part-time opportunities to support our team’s well-being. You will also have the chance to shape and drive your career through our comprehensive development programs to help you be the best version of yourself, both inside and outside of work.


As a Financial Services Tax Senior Consultant, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with our skilled and experienced professionals not only in Brisbane but also across Sydney and Melbourne to deliver innovative solutions that help our clients meet their tax obligations while maximizing their business outcomes. Our team is dedicated to staying ahead of the curve when it comes to regulatory and legislative changes, so we can provide our clients with timely and effective advice that meets their unique needs. By joining our team, you will play an integral role in helping our clients navigate the complex tax landscape and achieve their goals. Your main responsibilities include:  


  • Providing Australian income tax advisory and income tax compliance services to clients across the following sectors,
    • Wealth and asset management including superannuation funds;
    • Banking and capital markets; and
    • Insurance
  • Working with a market leading client list, you will form part of a team that advise on tax matters and help clients manage complex tax issues
  • Develop strong and dynamic relationships with your clients and become a trusted advisor
  • Apply our latest technology including data analytics, automation and robotics to streamline clients tax operations
  • Work across multiple projects, both autonomously and as a team member, and collaborate with our global EY tax network
  • Develop our team through training and teaching junior staff


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:


  • Australian corporate income tax or fund tax experience, ideally gained in a top tier accounting firm, mid-tier accounting firm, corporate business (including superannuation, insurance, banking and wealth and asset management) – 3+ plus years of experience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage engagements, with strong influencing skills to pull the right levers to drive the best outcomes
  • An ability to articulate complex technical information into succinct, well-informed recommendations to your clients
  • Works well in a team and has a high attention to detail
  • The willingness to invest time to learn and develop
  • Completed CA qualifications or equivalent and/or Masters of Tax or Masters of Law qualifications or equivalent


What we can offer you



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