KPMG Australia

Consultant - State Taxes

Sydney, NSW
Competitive salary and a broad range of employee benefits
20 Jun 2024
27 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Description

The KPMG State Taxes team is a market leading, dynamic, fun team that works on the most significant transactions in the Australian market. Our clients cover the breadth of the market, including private equity, infrastructure, property, financial services and everything in between.

Be prepared to work on projects that make the front page of the news!

We are looking for motivated and talented people to be part of this story in our Sydney and Brisbane offices.

Your Opportunity

You will be exposed to a wide variety of day-to-day tasks, whilst working directly and autonomously with our clients, including:

  • Tax due diligence – Assist in buy-side and sell-side due diligence processes, including identifying the duty and land tax exposures of a deal, with clear focus on risk assessment and clear communication.
  • Structuring – advising on the duty consequences of mergers, acquisitions, restructures and divestments.
  • Post-deal implementation – identifying duty obligations and assisting in preparing submissions for lodgements, applications, rulings and objections with revenue authorities.
  • Advisory – conduct tax research, provide advice on tax planning opportunities and assist clients in managing tax risks in their businesses.
  • Updates – Stay up-to-date with developments in state taxes and other regulatory and tax updates, and actively participating in training.

In addition, you will build ongoing relationships with a wide range of clients, particularly in the infrastructure, property, energy and natural resources, financial services and funds industries providing highly valued advice and assistance with duty and land tax compliance, planning and disputes resolution.

Your Experience

At KPMG, we believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients, and communities. To be considered for this opportunity, your qualifications, skills & experience could include:

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree in Law, Accounting, Commerce, Economics, or equivalent. 
  • Recent M&A/ transactional experience is advantageous.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to work in a client-facing team environment and drive individual development.
  • Strong personal initiative and willingness to take responsibility for their own work.
  • Able to demonstrate a keen attention to detail and strong problem-solving capabilities.
Additional Information

KPMG is a professional services firm with global outreach and deep sector experience. We work with clients across an array of industries to solve complex challenges, steer change and enable growth. 

Our people are what make KPMG the thriving workplace that it is and what sets us apart is that we know great minds think differently. Collaborate with a team of passionate, highly skilled professionals who’ve got your back. You’ll build relationships with unique and diverse colleagues who will provide you with the support you need to be your best and produce meaningful and impactful work in an inclusive, equitable culture.

At KPMG, you’ll take control over how you work. We’re embracing a new way of working in many ways, from offering flexible hours and locations to generous paid parental leave and career breaks. Our people enjoy a variety of exciting perks, including retail discounts, health and wellbeing initiatives, learning and growth opportunities, salary packaging options and more.

Diverse candidates have diverse needs. During your recruitment journey, information will be provided about adjustment requests. If you require additional support before submitting your application, please contact the Talent Support Team.

At KPMG every career is different, and we look forward to seeing how you grow with us.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below. 

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