Senior Consultant - Expatriate & Employment Tax

BDO Australia
Brisbane CBD, QLD
Industry-competitive salary package
03 May 2024
30 May 2024
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Current Opportunity –  Experienced Consultant/ Senior Consultant, Expatriate & Employment Tax

Due to growth, we have an opportunity for an Experienced Consultant or Senior Consultant specialising in expatriate and employment taxes to join our Corporate & International Tax team in Brisbane. You will be part of a high performing team that advises on complex Australian taxation law matters. Your role will involve providing advisory and compliance services to a diverse range of clients ranging from high net-worth individuals with complex international tax affairs to large private and international groups.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Assist with the management of global assignee programs including preparation of income tax returns and income tax equalisation calculations for expatriates, and handling client communications
  • Provision of complex residency advice, private ruling applications, and reasonable arguable position papers
  • Provision of employee share scheme tax advice
  • Undertaking employment tax engagements
  • Liaising with the ATO regarding client matters
  • Preparation of fringe benefits tax returns and work papers
  • Helping to mentor and develop the technical skills of graduates and junior staff  

Ideally, you’ll have the following skills and experience:

  • Hold a university degree in commerce, accounting, and/or law (or related disciplines)
  • 1-4 years’ expatriate tax experience (working in the tax practice of a Big 4/mid-tier accounting firm)
  • CA/CPA/CTA Qualification or Masters of Taxation (or working towards)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Passion for continued learning and improving your technical expertise
  • Exposure consulting a range of clients


BDO offers professional development, collaborative culture, workplace flexibility, global career growth opportunities, and an industry-competitive salary package.

We are committed to building your technical, advisory, leadership, and management skills, and balance work with promoting health, wellbeing, workplace giving, and social activities. At BDO, we want you to enjoy what you do and the community of colleagues and clients you work with.

As a firm, we embrace an inclusive culture and value the difference and unique perspective of every individual. We are proud to be named an Inclusive Employer by Diversity Council Australia (DCA).

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