Tax Accountant | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/ALL/1354641EEXT

When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We value diverse thinking, so your ideas and innovative mindset will be warmly welcomed. You'll experience a friendly environment working with talented people, where you'll be included and have your capabilities recognised. And you'll be supported to reach your full potential and enjoy an enriching career.

We are looking for someone with life insurance taxation experience who is attentive to detail and will work collaboratively to build strong working relationships across Finance and the business units.

The role will include both life and general insurance taxation responsibilities, though the primary focus will be on life insurance taxation.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • To ensure Allianz Australia complies with its life insurance taxation obligations and can meet the expectations of the Board and the ATO
  • To build relationships with the life insurance business units to ensure taxation policies and procedures are in place and are being followed 
  • To review transactions and systems that feed into the monthly BAS return
  • To conduct GST apportionment analysis
  • To prepare life insurance schedules for the annual income tax return
  • To prepare monthly stamp duty returns
  • Tax accounting for the quarterly and annual financial accounts
  • Remitting of  withholding and PAYG taxes including the annual reporting obligations

The key skills & experience required for this position are as follows:

  • At least 3 years' experience in tax accounting and compliance in the life insurance industry
  • CPA/CA qualified
  • A strong knowledge of tax accounting and an ability to resolve complex issues
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exceptional time management and prioritisation skills
  • High level of attention to detail

At Allianz we value high performance. We recognise the contribution of our ‎employees ‎and reward our staff with a dedicated range of attractive benefits. ‎Whether you are ‎looking for a company that offers a variety of flexible leave options, ‎salary packaging, or ‎substantial insurance discounts, Allianz has a range of benefits ‎to suit you.


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