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Tax Accounting Manager

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. Sydney, Australia
Posted 15 days ago Permanent Competitive
Tax Accounting Manager
Company:
Marsh

Description:

Marsh McLennan is seeking candidates for the following position based in the Sydney or Melbourne office:

Tax Accounting Manager

What can you expect?

The Tax Accounting Manager is responsible for supporting MMC Controllership in the maintenance and enhancement of the internal control environment of the accounting function, as well as production of financial information for use by the business units and reporting requirements for Pacific group of companies.

You will be responsible for the management and preparation of local income tax and indirect tax returns in accordance with local tax regulations, providing general tax advice, and ensuring compliance with general tax matters. This includes the accurate and timely production of tax related financial information and returns for use by the business units of the Pacific region, external tax agents and tax authorities.

What is in it for you?

  • Hybrid work model
  • Play a significant role in contributing to the growth of our business
  • Be part of a global organisation where you'll be able to learn, grow and develop your career
  • Collaborate with highly skilled internal and external teams
  • Join a company with a strong brand and strong results to match

We will count on you to:

  • Management and preparation of local income tax and indirect tax returns in accordance with local tax regulations (including, but not limited to income tax, GST/VAT, FBT, levies/ duties and withholding taxes, for Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Papua New Guinea).
  • Management and preparation of tax calculations, schedules and packages as required by US GAAP.
  • Completion of transfer pricing calculations and documentation.
  • Provision of tax services internally related to income tax and international transfer pricing arrangements.
  • Liaise with external tax advisors including planning and ensuring lodgement requirements are met.
  • Provide timely and accurate tax related financial information to other stakeholders such as MMC Tax.
  • Document tax treatment and position of material items.
  • Provision of general tax advice and support on routine tax matters. Undertake technical research and analysis to assist with the provision of advice and support on more complex and non-routine tax matters.
  • Liaise with the local tax office in relation to routine matters, including account queries and lodgement of returns.
  • Preparation of tax related disclosures for the year end consolidated statutory accounts in accordance with relevant accounting standards
  • Assist in the preparation of assessments due to changes in accounting standards or policies / tax legislation / regulatory compliance.
  • Production of tax related monthly, quarterly and annual management financial information in accordance with accounting standards, MMC accounting policies and timetable. Key duties include review of month end journals and balance sheet reconciliations, together with the provision of account movement commentary.
  • Provide timely and accurate financial information to the Financial Planning and Analysis team to enable them to support the businesses.
  • Drive process change and improvement.

What you need to have:

  • Degree in Commerce or Accounting or equivalent
  • CA / CPA essential
  • Ideally 7+ years' experience in tax accounting
  • Experience in tax compliance, tax accounting and tax reporting
  • Experience with a Big 4 or mid-tier professional services firm and in a large commercial corporate tax role preferred.
  • Knowledge of Australian and New Zealand direct and indirect taxes preferred
  • Knowledge of US taxes ideal, but not essential
  • Experience in the preparation of statutory financial statements
  • Knowledge in US GAAP and IFRS reporting
  • Hands on experience in managing a diverse set of stakeholders, including senior management
  • Experience in staff management preferred
  • Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects assuming responsibility for them.
  • Pro-activeness and flexible in changing demands
  • Strong numeric / analytical / problem solving skills
  • Strong time management skills - multiple tasking
  • Ability to work & focus under pressure
  • Strong Inter-personal & communication skills - ability to communicate with people at various levels
  • Team leader and player - motivated and working together to achieve objective

About Marsh McLennan:

Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC) is the world's leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. The Company's 85,000 colleagues advise clients in 130 countries. With annual revenue of over $23 billion, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses. Marsh provides data-driven risk advisory services and insurance solutions to commercial and consumer clients. Guy Carpenter develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities. Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations redefine the world of work, reshape retirement and investment outcomes, and unlock health and well-being for a changing workforce. Oliver Wyman serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit marshmclennan.com, or follow us on LinkedIn and X.

Applications will only be accepted from candidates who have the appropriate approval to work in Australia. Successful applicants will be required to complete a criminal record check prior to commencement of employment.

Marsh McLennan is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible work environment. We aim to attract and retain the best people and embrace diversity of age, background, disability, ethnic origin, family duties, gender orientation or expression, marital status, nationality, parental status, personal or social status, political affiliation, race, religion and beliefs, sex/gender, sexual orientation or expression, skin color, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Marsh McLennan is committed to hybrid work, which includes the flexibility of working remotely and the collaboration, connections and professional development benefits of working together in the office. All Marsh McLennan colleagues are expected to be in their local office or working onsite with clients at least three days per week. Office-based teams will identify at least one "anchor day" per week on which their full team will be together in person. Note: the changes to our hybrid work policy do not apply to officially designated remote workers and are subject to any works council or local legal requirement.

At Marsh we recognise that our people have different priorities and commitments. We are passionate about providing an inclusive workplace that supports all of our employees in managing those priorities, and we celebrate the diversity of all the family groups that make up our extended Marsh family. Marsh is proud to be an accredited Family Friendly Workplace, and a Work 180 endorsed employer. For information on the benefits and policies at Marsh visit www.work180.com and search "Marsh" under endorsed employers.
Job ID  R_270126
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