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Tax Accountant (12 month fixed term contract)

Contract

Fixed Term

Location

AU-NSW-Sydney

Country

Australia

Job function

FINANCE ACCOUNTS ET MANAGEMENT CONTROL

Apply REF: BP2003580

Department Description:

 

The Tax services team is responsible for managing the overall delivery of tax services to all our Asset and Fund Services clients and ensuring that the tax reporting infrastructure is compliant with the Tax legislation.

 

This includes the following-  

  • Managing the client relationship from a tax reporting perspective.
  • Maintenance of tax reporting infrastructure and templates.
  • Review of tax calculations and reports prepared by Fund Administration.
  • Tax process control and risk management.

They have extensive interaction and dealings with various managers and teams within the Operations Division including Fund Administration colleagues, Custody Operations, Risk and Relationship Management.

 

All services delivered by this team are required to consider current legislative and regulatory requirements and they must comply with operational risk guidelines.  Also, the investigation, management and resolution of any client queries and issues which are directed to the team.  Finally the team supports the ongoing fulfillment of service delivery to Clients through representation alongside the Relationship Management function.

 

Summary of the role:

 

The Tax Accountant will report directly to the Tax Manager and is responsible for assisting with client deliverables, transitions and project deliverables impacting the Tax Services team. They will be primarily involved in the review of unit trust distributions and other tax calculations performed by the Fund Administration team as well as being involved in the testing of processes and templates, update of standard operating procedures, client transitions and projects.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accurate and timely delivery of tax reporting deliverables.
  • Review distribution calculations, superannuation fund tax calculations and tax returns.
  • Review and maintenance of client tax profiles and security static data used to drive reporting and tax calculations.
  • Attending to and responding to client queries.
  • Adherence to operational compliance and risk policies.
  • Assist in the completion of projects, including testing of tax templates.
  • Actively participate and contribute to meeting other team deliverables

Qualifications & Experience required for the role:

  • Knowledge of tax accounting principles for financial instruments, trusts, and/or superannuation funds.
  • Knowledge of fund accounting, reporting and related operational risk and compliance requirements of the client service function

  • Degree qualified in Business, Accounting or related discipline

  • Qualified Accountant (CA/CPA)

  • Experience using central accounting systems and producing reconciliations

  • Demonstrated history of being results focused and excellent attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Core Competencies:

  • Accountability - Committed to achieving the organisation’s objectives. Demonstrates perseverance and is accountable for own actions.

  • Attention to detail - Ensures accuracy and implements processes to ensure quality of output.  Ensures high personal standards in all areas of work.

  • Client Focus - Complete commitment to provide professional, intelligent and timely responses to our clients’ needs and to changes in the market

  • Change management - Displays flexibility to change and is open to new ideas.  Encourages others to be open to innovation.  Values feedback and gives people scope and confidence to generate ideas.

  • Communication - Oral:  Expressing ideas effectively in individual and group situations.  Adjusting communication style to match the needs of the audience.  Written:  Expressing ideas clearly in all written documents.  Using professional, appropriate language at all times, and adhering to the use of the BNPP Email Protocols.

  • Innovation - Proactively looks for opportunities for continuous improvement and thinks creatively

  • Risk awareness - Adheres to the organisation’s processes and procedures.  Demonstrates a good understanding of compliance issues and implements work practices that minimise operational and reputational risk

  • Team Orientation - Works with the team and the broader organisation towards shared goals and treats all colleagues and clients as partners

  • Technical/professional knowledge - Demonstrates a satisfactory level of technical and professional skills/knowledge in job related areas.  Keeps abreast of current developments and trends in area of expertise

 
 
Primary Location: AU-NSW-Sydney Job Type: Fixed Term Job: FINANCE ACCOUNTS ET MANAGEMENT CONTROL Education Level: Other Degrees / Certifications / Vocational, Technical or Professional Qualifications Experience Level: At least 2 years Schedule: Full-time