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Specialist Tax Advisor

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Job no: 501692

Work type: Fixed Term

Location: Brisbane

Categories: Tax

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Get to know the role

As a Specialist Tax Advisor at Virgin Australia, you will be responsible for providing high quality taxation advice to business stakeholders and assisting the Group in fulfilling its Corporate Income Tax and International Tax reporting and compliance obligations for Australia, New Zealand and other relevant jurisdictions.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Advisory and Research: Providing high-quality taxation advice on the corporate tax and international tax implications of the Group’s corporate transactions and operations.
  • Compliance: Completing all compliance and tax effect accounting obligations (returns, filings, instalments, remittances) with assistance from external advisors where appropriate and assisting in the ongoing management of ATO, NZ IRD and other foreign jurisdiction tax authority relationships and reviews.
  • Risk identification & process and systems enhancement: Identifying, managing and reviewing key risk areas, as well as documenting all corporate tax and international tax risks, communicating those risks with the broader business, and identification of mitigation strategies within the Virgin Australia Group’s tax risk appetite.
  • Tax Documentation: You will document income tax and international tax technical positions relevant to the Virgin Australia Group as required. You will also assist in the development, implementation and update of taxation manuals to clarify processes for internal clients and as a reference for audit purposes.


Please note that this is a 14 month maternity leave contract position. 

Who you are:

  • An incredible communicator. You pride yourself on your verbal and written communication skills. You can prepare and present information to stakeholders at all levels of the business, including senior executives.
  • A Champion of Better. You challenge the way things are done, striving to make things better for the team and the business.
  • A team player. You work collaboratively with your team, engaging and working together to achieve extraordinary outcomes.
  • A stickler for detail. You have a strong eye for detail and ensure adherence to policies and procedures even when dealing with high volumes of work.


What you’ll need:

  • Demonstrable knowledge of technical aspects of Australian corporate tax and international taxes, including corporate income tax, CGT, tax consolidation, transfer pricing and withholding taxes.
  • Demonstrable experience in tax compliance, documentation requirements and administration relevant to corporate tax and international taxes.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of technical aspects of Tax Effect Accounting.
  • Experience working with large, complex multinational corporate groups.
  • Understanding and interest in process improvement, including robotic process automation and other tax technology solutions.
  • At least 3-6 years tax experience in a Commercial Tax Function and/or Big 4 chartered environment.
  • Exposure to revenue authority engagements.
  • A willingness to learn coupled with a positive attitude to contribute to a collaborative team environment.


What you’ll get from us:

Let’s be honest – you skipped to the best part, didn’t you?! And why wouldn’t you with these benefits:

  • Experience the Virgin Australia Culture which is unlike anything else you have experienced. Become part of an internationally recognised brand that feels like family.
  • The sky is the limit when it comes to career development, feel encouraged to diversify your skills and experience with access to internal vacancies.
  • See Australia and the world with access to heavily discounted flights for you, your family and friends on Virgin Australia and many of our interline partners. We are extremely proud of our Team Travel program and it won’t take long to realise why.
  • Take advantage of countless industry discounts – Lounge membership, hotels, travel insurance, car hire, tours, retail… the list goes on.
  • Improve your Mind, Body and Soul with access to discounted fitness programs and a free onsite physiotherapist. We also offer discounted Corporate Health Insurance through multiple partners to suit your individual lifestyle.

Ready to spread your wings?

Boarding for this opportunity won’t last long – register your interest today by submitting an application via the link below.


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