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Indirect Tax Manager/Senior Manager


Banking and Financial Services is Macquarie’s retail banking and financial services business, providing a diverse range of personal banking, wealth management, and business banking products and services to retail clients, advisers, brokers and business clients.

The Banking and Financial Services Tax team works closely with the business, finance and the central tax team to provide taxation support to all businesses across Banking and Financial Services. We provide tax advice in relation to our products and transactions and have a focus on embedding strong taxation governance and controls within business processes and systems. We also respond to a range of queries from the ATO and other revenue authorities in relation to the business.

This newly created role will join a small team to provide indirect tax support across Banking and Financial Services. This team will be responsible for providing high quality GST technical advice in relation to Banking and Financial Services products and transactions and ensuring that all GST compliance obligations are met. This role will involve the development and enhancement of a GST control framework and ongoing assurance program to make sure that our GST obligations are being managed efficiently and effectively.

Your key accountabilities will include:

  • providing timely and accurate GST advice to all Banking and Financial Services businesses
  • ensuring that all GST advice is correctly implemented with appropriate controls
  • ensuring complete, timely and accurate BAS reporting and responses to ATO queries
  • assisting with developing the Banking and Financial Services GST control framework and ongoing assurance program
  • conducting GST assurance reviews
  • building and maintaining strong working relationships with key stakeholders within Banking and Financial Services and in Group finance and central tax.

To be successful, you will have:

  • tertiary qualifications in law, commerce or other relevant field
  • 3+ years of GST experience in a consulting and/or corporate environment.
  • a strong governance, control and assurance mindset
  • exceptional communication skills
  • attention to detail and a willingness to work methodically and comprehensively through problems
  • tenacity, agility, and a proven ability to sustain high levels of performance.

Experience in financial services, either in a corporate or consulting environment, will be viewed favourably.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders, and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 18,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: BFS-966571
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Mid-senior, Mid-level, Junior, Accounting & Finance
Group: Banking and Financial Services
Division: BFS Central & Operations
Recruiter: Badrul Alam
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