Tax Manager, Indirect Tax/GST Specialist

Grant Thornton

9-day fortnight with no salary reduction

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Perth, Australia ⚠️

  • Work from home options | team connection days
  • Your passion for innovation and ideas will see you developing actionable growth recommendations for clients
  • Structured learning and development at all career levels

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

Grant Thornton Australia is growing, and growth brings career opportunities for an ambitious Manager to join our high performing Specialist Tax (ST) team.

Our ST team is a national team that supports clients in a wide variety of industries with the delivery of a range of services across GST, State Taxes and Fuel Tax Credits. Working closely with our existing the Partners, you will be responsible for running client delivery teams and providing consulting support on a multitude of challenging and rewarding local and international engagements. These engagements are across a number of industry sectors such as; real estate, construction, financial services, energy and resources energy, public sector, health, aged care and not-for-profit. You will need to be able to lead on both internal and external client engagements.

This opportunity will allow you to join an established and supportive team of experts who are committed to the highest standards of technical expertise and insists on excellent client service. If you're seeking a rewarding and supportive environment where your technical and client skills are highly valued, we can offer a highly valuable career. We understand that talented people drive our successes, and this role will enable you to gain a wide range of advisory exposure.

Key responsibilities

• Consulting on a wide variety GST matters

• Providing advice on indirect tax compliance

• Analysing business operations and reports in order to provide comprehensive indirect tax advice

• Preparing indirect tax reports for clients

• Be mentored by sought after expert partners to ensure your continued development

• Driving growth, leveraging your internal and external networks to deliver enhanced career and client opportunities

• Contributing to training and development across the team

• Promoting the use of technology solutions across the ST business stream

• Be valued as an engaged professional within a high performing team where contributions, ideas and true innovation are rewarded

• Managing and maintaining quality control on assignments and projects

Skills & experience

You'll be agile, responsive and bring innovative ideas to the table ensuring we deliver the technical capability into existing and new markets, ensuring a first-rate experience for our clients and people. This role may involve some domestic travel to meet our client needs and will suit someone with the following skills, experience, and attributes:

  • Broad GST /VAT experience
  • Significant knowledge and experience with Australian GST
  • A Bachelor's degree majoring in Law, Accounting or Finance (or similar) with CA, Masters in Taxation, Chartered Tax Advisor, LLM in Taxation, or JD
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills including training, coaching, and mentoring, coupled with excellent written, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability experience of winning engagements in the market, with a focus on tax governance; tax technology; GST cross-border and ATO engagement (CAR/ SAR)

If you’re interested in this role but don’t feel that you match every single one of our requirements, we would still love to hear from you and explore the unique skillset and attributes that you can bring to the team.

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:

  • First professional services firm to trial a 9-day fortnight
  • Continuous learning and development programs
  • Work from home options | team connection days
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • And many more!

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 have questions or require any adaptations or additional support for your individual circumstances so you may perform at your best during the application or recruitment process please contact Betty Alexander, from our Talent Acquisition team, on [email protected]

As we provide fair consideration and evaluation to a high volume of applications, we endeavour to provide feedback on your application at the earliest opportunity.


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Working Week

9-day fortnight with no salary reduction

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
  • Flexible working hours
  • 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

  • Broad GST experience
  • Australian GST knowledge
  • Analytical skills
  • Technical skills
  • Leadership
  • Training
  • Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • Written skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Tax governance
  • Tax technology
  • GST cross-border
  • ATO engagement

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