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Tax Accountant

Apply REF: BNP021907


Monitoring the day-to-day compliance and tax reporting obligations of the BNP Paribas Group in Australia and New Zealand, including the review of the calculation, reporting and payment of all taxation liabilities of the BNP Paribas Group in Australia and New Zealand to external statutory authorities. Managing relevant action (such as Risk Reviews, private ruling applications and Tax Audits) undertaken by the revenue authorities including the ATO, IRD and relevant State and Territory OSRs. The Group Taxation Department produces periodic tax information to external regulators, Paris Head Office and takes an active role in providing taxation support to the various business units. To manage risk associated with the taxation obligations of BNP Paribas Group in Australia and New Zealand including tax compliance with legislative change and business operations.

Assist the Group Tax Counsel in managing the tax affairs of the BNPP Australian and New Zealand Group.

Liaises with:

  • Internal - All internal customers representing all business and logistics units of the BNP Group
  • External - Australian Taxation Office and State Revenue authorities, External tax compliance advisers.

Key Responsibilities

Day-to-Day tax advisory and management:

  • Calculation and accounting for monthly tax remittances and preparation of relevant returns;
  • Preparation of the tax provisions for the relevant BNP Paribas Australian Group of entities on a quarterly, half yearly and annual basis including reporting the corresponding tax results;
  • Provision of FBT advice;
  • Preparation of income tax returns for relevant BNP Paribas Australian Group of entities;
  • Preparation of quarterly Business Activity Statements including calculation and reporting of the corresponding PAYG, FBT and TFN;
  • Preparation of the monthly GST returns for the Group including the corresponding lodgement of the returns;
  • Preparation and submit all Group reporting requirements;
  • Review of all the above (or equivalent) for all New Zealand based entities;
  • Supervise the work outsourced to external tax auditors.

Technical & Behavioural Competencies required

  • Knowledge of the taxation of financial products (including inter alia any derivative products, repurchase  and securities lending agreements related to any types of underlying).
  • Knowledge across all areas of Australian tax (eg Income tax, International tax, Financial Services, GST, FBT, Consolidations, Transfer Pricing, State and Territory taxes, TOFA regime etc).
  • Knowledge across all areas of New Zealand tax (eg Income tax, International tax, Financial Services, GST, FBT, State taxes etc).

Experience & Qualifications required

  • Accounting qualifications (minimum tertiary degree)
  • Legal qualifications (minimum tertiary degree)
  • Post graduate qualifications in Taxation (Masters of Taxation)
  • Minimum of 5 years tax experience in both Chartered accounting/law firm (minimum senior manager level achieved) and commerce (Head of Taxation role), including at least 2-3 years experience within the banking industry.
Primary Location: AU-NSW-SydneyJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: TAXEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 5 years Reference: BNP021907