Assistant Manager

The Role

As a member of the Tax team you will provide specialist tax advisory and compliance services to a wide range of clients. The majority of the clients are corporate, listed and large private groups, and span across a range of industries. Reporting to a Senior Manager and a Partner, you will have responsibility for managing assignments, assisting in the development of more junior members of the team and building lasting client relationships.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Preparation of advice, reports and other client documents using applicable income tax law that supports the opinion/conclusion
  • Preparation of tax returns, statements of taxable income and tax effect accounting.
  • Taxation of trusts, preparation and review of distribution statements
  • Research and support for negotiations and settlements with the Tax Office
  • Identify risks and apply global and local quality control processes and risk procedures
  • Researching technical issues
  • Ensure client engagements are completed to a high standard within a specified timeframe
  • Supervise/Mentor more junior employees and assist with their professional development
  • Directly contribute to the development of service line strategy

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum 4 years experience, ideally in Corporate Tax within a Big 4 or mid-tier firm.
  • CA qualification or post graduate qualification in tax
  • Tertiary qualification in Commerce or Accounting


  • Microsoft Office: Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook
  • APS Tax Manager
  • MYOB


  • Demonstrated analytical/problem solving ability
  • Demonstrated writing ability, drafting of letters of advice and other technical documents
  • Demonstrated background in tax compliance
  • Strong research skills
  • Strong commitment to quality service and client relationships
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to work well as a member of a high performing team
  • Ability to build strong relationships both internally and with external clients
  • Demonstrated self-starter
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

What we will offer you

We offer the professional opportunities, personal fulfilment, and long-term growth that only a growing global firm like BDO can provide. We are committed to your ongoing development to build your technical, advisory, leadership, and management skills. We take pride in our health, wellbeing and workplace giving programs, as well as the range of social activities organised by each office. At BDO, we want you to enjoy what you do and the community of colleagues and clients you work with.

In addition to an industry competitive salary package, BDO offers a culture that emphasises career growth, professional development, collaborative culture, workplace flexibility and global opportunities.

At BDO, we value the difference and unique perspective of every individual. As a firm, we are committed to an inclusive culture, where everyone can be themselves at work in an environment that brings out the best in them and their colleagues. We are proud to be named an Inclusive Employer for 2019-2020 by Diversity Council Australia (DCA).

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