Tax Quality and Risk Manager

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Work type: Full time, Part time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Tax

About the company

Grant Thornton Australia has more than 1,300 people working in offices in Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. We combine service breadth, depth of expertise and industry insight with an approachable “client first” mind-set and a broad commercial perspective. Our organisational values are underpinned by our seven signatures behaviours: Be Courageous; Be Authentic; Be Entrepreneurial; Be Client Centric; Be Empowered; Be Collaborative; and Celebrate and Have Fun!

We have a new opportunity for a Tax Quality and Risk Manager to join our Tax team with the role based in Sydney.

In this critical national role you will ensure technical excellence within the Tax practice by producing external and internal technical materials (guidance, alerts, thought leadership pieces, training materials) and assisting in promoting brand awareness externally as well as support for the appropriate structure to drive quality and excellence through training, systems and processes.

You will have the opportunity to work flexibly in this role and will consider 4 days per week, school hours or full time as well as working from home.


  • Research and write internal and external guidance, alerts and thought leadership pieces for review by the National Tax Technical leader
  • Promote development of Service Line risk management, compliance and quality best practice
  • Promote a culture that fosters quality, risk and compliance in the conduct of our business
  • Manage an Administrator (Adelaide based)
  • Actively contribute to firm wide initiatives and manage roll out of firm wide quality and excellence initiatives
  • Support the Heads of Quality and Excellence Tax in recording and managing complaints and other service line issue management processes and monitor improvement actions
  • Develop and manage the centralised client acceptance department
  • Actively contribute to the development and distribution of service line/offering technical excellence tools, processes and practices across the service line
  • Promote a culture that fosters quality, risk and compliance in the conduct of the business

Skills and experience 

  • Degree qualifications in Commerce/Business or related discipline
  • Proficiency in taxation with a background in professional services or law
  • Extensive compliance experience with an understanding of relevant tax legislation and regulations  
  • Experience in managing risk and compliance issues
  • Ability to write and research at a professional level
  • Proven negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Strong commercial acumen and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage remotely and foster inclusive leadership


At Grant Thornton, we encourage our people to bring their whole selves to work. We recognise, appreciate and harness our people's individual skills and talents. You will thrive in our down to earth yet entrepreneurial environment which empowers our people to succeed within a social work culture.

We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work options and family friendly work practices in maintaining a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce able to meet our current and future business needs.


  • Attractive salary
  • Free annual gym membership
  • Industry leading paid parental leave (6 months)
  • Early access to Long Service Leave (first corporate in Australia to introduce this)
  • Flex-appeal – all of our people can work flexibility, we mean it!

How to apply

To apply, please click on the Apply Now button, complete our online application form and upload your CV.

If you experience any technical difficulties applying please contact the Grant Thornton People & Culture team on

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