Senior Manager, Employment Solutions

Grant Thornton

9-day fortnight with no salary reduction

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Sydney, Australia ⚠️

  • 9-day fortnight with no salary reduction
  • Balance work from home with collaborative team connection days
  • Diverse and inclusive firm culture

Grant Thornton Australia is a member firm of the Grant Thornton global network – one of the world's leading independently-owned and managed accounting, advisory and consulting firms.

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 Employment Solutions team provides specialist tax advisory services to a diverse range of clients with particular focus on employment taxes including global mobility arrangements, FBT, payroll tax, superannuation, employee share schemes, remuneration planning and salary sacrifice arrangements.

We have a varied evolving client base, and our absolute dedication to excellent client service and sustainable growth has led to this position becoming available.

As our team grows it is important that we continue to maintain our core principles that make us proud to work at Grant Thornton. We are therefore seeking a Senior Manager to come and join our Employment Solutions team, who appreciates:

  • Using your technical capabilities to help your clients solve complex problems
  • Enjoying your work and your team mates
  • Driving innovation for us to be the best we can be
  • Achieving growth and being part of a successful team that has genuine CARE for one another.

Key responsibilities

  • Consulting and advising on a wide variety of FBT, Payroll Tax, Superannuation, ESS, PAYG and employee versus contractor matters, including cross border issues and audits
  • Providing international assignment consulting and compliance services across a range of clients and matters
  • FBT policy and procedure development
  • Payroll Tax compliance
  • Designing and implementing share plans for C-suite and all other levels
  • Teaming with data and technology experts to help design automated tools
  • Coaching and mentoring team members

Skills & experience

You’ll be agile, responsive and most importantly you will bring the right attitude to continue learning. Your passion for understanding your clients’ businesses will see you go beyond addressing technical issues to developing actionable growth recommendations. This role will suit someone with the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • Degree qualified in Accounting, Law, Mathematics or similar
  • Experience in a similar or complimentary role
  • Demonstrates ability to build relationships and to work independently
  • Strong research and legal interpretation skills
  • Proactive approach to client relationships and cross selling of services

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:

  • Fully funded gym membership | Health Insurance discounts
  • Up to 26 weeks paid parental leave | paid secondary carers leave
  • Work from home options | team connection days
  • Mental health support, financial & wellbeing coaching
  • And many more!

Your application

Click ‘Apply’ to submit your application or if you have questions about this role, please contact Natalia Mojhdeh at [email protected] for a confidential discussion.

Need some help applying or participating in the recruitment process?

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 LGBTI+ community and individuals who identify as having a disability or are neurodiverse.  Click here for more information about how we support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Grant Thornton.

Should you require any adaptations to the recruitment process or need any additional support from us to help you perform at your best, we encourage you to select the option when prompted in your application form. Our Talent Acquisition team will then be in touch with you to discuss your preferred method of communication, how we can support you in your application and your individual circumstances.

Alternatively, you can get in contact with Betty in our Talent Acquisition team at any stage of the recruitment process at via their details above or [email protected].


Leading provider of audit, tax, and advisory services.

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9-day fortnight with no salary reduction

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Our Vacation Policy

Grant Thornton offers a combination of annual leave and public holidays, totaling 26 days per year.

Remote Working Policy

Our employees can balance work from home with collaborative team connection days.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous parental leave
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 1.7k across 16 departments:

  • finance
  • business development
  • accounting
  • consulting
  • marketing
  • human resources
  • education
  • +9 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • FBT consulting
  • Payroll Tax advising
  • Superannuation expertise
  • Global mobility consulting
  • Employee share schemes
  • Remuneration planning
  • Salary sacrifice arrangements
  • Team mentoring
  • Client relationship building
  • Research skills
  • Legal interpretation
  • Proactive approach

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