Junior Taxation Accountant

Last updated 1 hours ago
Location:Sydney

Who we are

Zurich is one of the world’s leading insurance groups, and one of the few to operate on a global basis. Our mission is to help our customers understand and protect themselves from risk. Zurich is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 55,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 215 countries and territories.

The role

In this role you will responsible for supporting the individual Taxation Managers with their specific work portfolios to provide support for compliance functions as well as advisory services to the Zurich group (Australia and New Zealand) on all areas of taxation – broadly income tax and indirect taxes.

Responsibilities include preparation of monthly tax-effect accounting numbers, indirect tax returns, as well as annual income tax returns utilising OneSource Corporate Tax software. Additionally, you will be involved with Employment taxes, calculation of PAYG instalments, and assistance with the preparation of Fringe Benefits and maintenance of ongoing tax risk management and other process documentation.

You would also be providing assistance in research and general support on advisory issues for both income tax and indirect tax matters.

About you\:

We are looking for a Self Starter with the ability to meet strict work deadlines, with a keen eye for detail. The role would suit somebody who works well both in a team and autonomously who can take ownership of the role.

Your experience in the following areas will be well regarded\:

Sound knowledge of corporate income tax and tax-effect accounting

  • Experience of preparing corporate income tax returns with associated tax administration requirements

  • Working knowledge of Fringe Benefits Tax

  • Basic knowledge of GST principles

  • Basic knowledge of Transfer Pricing

  • Prior experience in the taxation division of a firm of chartered accountants or with a large corporate

  • Experience with financial services taxation will be regarded favourably

Culture & benefits

We provide a strong learning environment with opportunities for career development. Zurich is proud of its corporate and social responsibility and offers permanent employee an annual volunteer day, bonus structure and discounts. Here at Zurich we pride ourselves on being a collaborative and supportive environment where we encourage growth from all of our employees.

So, make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported. Love what you do. Work for us. Apply Today!

Zurich is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all candidates, irrespective of background. We are one team and value the diversity and potential of every individual.