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Senior Manager, Financial Services Indirect Tax

Location:  Melbourne
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  08-Sep-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  1200261

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. 



The opportunity


Our Australian Financial Services Indirect Tax team has a new opportunity, and we are looking for Senior Managers who have Indirect Tax experience relevant to the financial services sector. The Senior Manager role will require you to lead, deliver real-time insights, working directly with clients to shape and enhance business strategies to help them solve tomorrow’s problems today. Work in a collaborative and entrepreneurial environment where you’ll have the freedom to innovate for clients and shape your career through our comprehensive development programs to help you be the best version of yourself, both inside and outside of work.


About EY Financial Services Indirect Tax


Globally, nationally, and locally, EY is a leading provider of tax services. Our credentials are unmatched and remain the reason our firm is considered the “firm of choice” for tax.  We are also the only Big Four firm with a separate business unit focused solely on the financial services industry (known as “FSO”).  Given this, our Indirect Tax teams comprise a specialist FSO team, servicing our clients in the financial services industry which is experiencing rapid growth and we are seeking exceptional talent to join us.


Your key responsibilities


In your role as a Senior Manager, you will:


  • Manage a financial services client base and help leading financial services organisations to identify risk areas and sustainable planning opportunities for indirect taxes throughout the tax life cycle.

  • Provide technical advice on how to manage their indirect tax risk and compliance obligations

  • Understand, develop and demonstrate the latest technology and how this can be used to solve indirect tax problems.

  • Work with sophisticated technology and data analytics tools to help clients automate compliance processes including data interrogation to identify indirect tax risks and opportunities

  • Have a detailed understanding of the ATO’s Justified Trust approach and ATO expectations under this program. Be highly competent in the understanding and management of both ATO GST SAR’s and CAR’s.

  • Seek out new business using existing networks as well as identifying new opportunities to reduce the indirect tax impost for your existing clients


Skills and attributes for success

To qualify for the role, you will have


  • Substantial indirect tax experience within a Big 4 or mid-tier professional services firm, law firm or from working with a large financial services organisation

  • Strong technical tax skills in the field of indirect tax, principally GST

  • Ability to clearly demonstrate leadership skills in regard to market facing initiatives, client delivery and staff development.

  • Excellent time management; being able to work with a number of different clients and internal stakeholders


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Experience in tax digital technologies and data visualisation tools such as Power BI, Tableau RPA, and specialist GST Software


What we offer


  • 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.



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