Senior Tax Accountant

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Work type: Full time
Location: Brisbane
Categories: Tax

About the company

Grant Thornton is a leading business adviser that helps dynamic organisations to unlock their potential for growth. Our brand is respected globally, as one of the major global accounting organisations recognised by capital markets, regulators and international standards setting bodies.

About the Role

This role presents an exceptional opportunity for you to join this high performing team of experts, where your knowledge and commitment to the highest standards of technical expertise will be valued. You will work across a diverse client base ranging from major corporates to large, privately owned groups and multinationals. Some of the key responsibilities in this role will include: 

  • Research and assistance with tax consulting advice and applying legislation (including Consolidations, Capital Gains Tax and Small Business Concessions, utilisation of losses, Family Trust Elections and International Tax rules).
  • Advising clients on tax risk management, ATO disputes and preparation of expert reports
  • Undertaking tax reviews of client prepared files
  • Preparation of income tax returns for large and SME groups with multiple business structures including Companies, Trusts, Partnerships and Business Owners
  • Management of related party loans, tax planning and structuring advice

Skills and experience

Building on your strong tax knowledge and expertise providing desirable client outcomes, this is a fantastic opportunity to continue to grow your career in a leading Tax Team. You’ll be agile, responsive and bring innovative ideas to the table. Your client-centric approach to building relationships and understanding your clients’ businesses will see you go beyond addressing technical issues to developing actionable growth recommendations. This role will suit someone with the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • A Business, Accounting, Commerce or Law Degree
  • Be CA/CPA qualified or near qualification
  • 2+ years’ experience and a keen interest in Tax
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills  
  • Excellent client relationship, written and verbal skills 
  • Formation and presentation of technical advice
  • Strong work ethic and a genuine interest in your clients
  • Great organisation and co-ordination skills
  • Ability to develop and mentor junior staff
  • A team player who values inclusion, collaboration and personal growth 


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 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


  • Blended and continuous learning approach that will see you develop personally and professionally
  • Attractive salary
  • Comprehensive Health and Wellbeing Program including free annual gym membership
  • Flexible working environment

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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