Senior Associate, Transaction Tax

  • AustralianSuper
  • Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia
  • 13/08/2019
Full Time - Flexible Finance

Job Description

AustralianSuper is for all Australians and businesses; we invest members’ money to help create the best possible retirement outcome. More than 2.2 million members trust us to invest more than $140 billion on their behalf. Our size has given us the ability to leverage significant investment opportunities for long term performance and lower fees that are passed onto our members.

We put members first in everything we do and are committed to the recruitment, development and support of a diverse workforce that share our values of Energy, Integrity, Generosity of Spirit and Excellent Outcomes.

Here’s where you come in…

The Transaction Tax team has responsibility within the Investments Department with respect taxation rules and principles in order to maximize retirement outcomes for our members by ensuring that investment decisions are made on a tax informed basis.

Reporting to the Transaction Tax Manager, you will form part of the deal team for each new investment, you’ll collaborate with colleagues in the Investments Legal team to ensure transaction documentation achieves the intended tax outcomes of the structure identified and appropriately mitigates tax risk of the Fund. You will assist with the development of strategic initiatives for the investments department and maintaining relations with the Fund’s advisors, peers and with relevant government officials.

Stakeholders include the Funds Property and Infrastructure teams, the broader Commercial team and Group Tax.

You’ll need…

To be successful in this role you will require 7+ years’ experience with the structuring of domestic and international property and infrastructure investments and/or corporate M&A transactions within either a professional services, superannuation or funds management.

We are looking for someone who has advanced analytical skills and ability to persist with tasks that require a high attention to detail, has sound judgment and strong ability to present arguments in written and verbal form.

You will hold tertiary qualifications in Business, Accounting disciplines or Tax Law.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter and comfortable working in a small team where direct involvement in tasks is required.

If you would like the opportunity to work in a challenging, fast growing and rapidly developing environment to deliver outstanding results that benefit members, please apply now!

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Agencies please note: this vacancy is being managed directly by AustralianSuper’s Recruitment team. We will contact our preferred agency partners should we require additional support. Thank you.