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Tam Manager - Assurance (GST)

Date: 21-Jun-2022

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000

Company: Australian Unity

What makes us, us


Established in 1840, we’re Australia’s first member-owned wellbeing company, delivering health, wealth and care services to more than 700,000 Australians. Today, while we’ve grown to a company of more than 7000 employees, our focus remains the same as it was 180 years ago — to deliver Real Wellbeing for our customers, members and the community.


We support your Real Wellbeing so you can better support our members’ and customers’ wellbeing journey


There are four key attributes that set us apart:


  • Good people: We strive to set ourselves apart through the capability, warmth and expertise of our people.
  • Wellbeing experts: Our breadth of capability enables us to provide smart solutions and services across all domains of wellbeing.
  • Long-term commitment: As a member-owned company, we’ve been focusing on long-term outcomes and single-minded dedication to our members and customers since 1840.
  • Driving positive impact: Everything we do is focused on making a positive difference at a personal, community and societal level.


These pillars are infused with our values of boldwarm and honest


Our Opportunity


The Tax Manager – Assurance (GST) will play a critical role in the management of GST for the Australian Unity Group, particularly in ensuring compliance with GST legislation and that GST reporting is both accurate and timely. Another primary objective of this role is to ensure source systems, data flow mapping, GST policies and processes are documented as part of the Group’s tax governance framework.


In addition, another core component of the role will be the provision of ad-hoc GST advice and technical support to the Group and therefore take accountability for managing the implementation and operational aspects of any GST advice provided.


What you will do


  • Documentation of the Group’s GST policies, processes and systems in line with the Group Tax Risk Management Framework.
  • Work with the Tax Compliance function and other stakeholders in the group to ensure that the Group’s GST compliance obligations are met within the legislated timeframes.
  • Develop and manage the GST compliance and assurance program to include regular controls testing and GST cross checks around key systems.
  • Provision of ad-hoc GST advice, and manage the implementation and operational aspects around the GST implications associated with business and M&A transactions.
  • Assist with GST assurance reviews and audits (where applicable) conducted by the ATO.
  • Involvement in the technology and operations planning activities for the tax team, including automation initiatives across the GST operations and compliance activities of the Group.  


What we are looking for


  • Degree qualified coupled with demonstrated experience in a GST function within a Professional Services / Business Services / Corporate environment
  • CA ANZ / CPA / TIA membership would be highly regarded
  • GST governance and documentation of systems, policies and processes
  • GST advisory experience would be highly regarded
  • Proven experience in data analysis and interrogation
  • Strong experience with systems and process mapping
  • Strong stakeholder management with the ability to engage and influence outcomes


Our Benefits

You will enjoy a range of great employee benefits and rewards including:

  • Competitive Remuneration and variable bonus
  • A range of attractive product and service discounts from Australian Unity’s Retail and Wealth Management portfolio – including health insurance and banking products
  • Flexible Working Arrangements including Work-From-Home days with a real work-life balance
  • Available access to LinkedIn Learning courses through our great Learning platform
  • Additional paid Wellbeing and Volunteer leave days yearly


Where to from here?


Please contact Richard Maher, Talent Acquisition Practise Lead, for a confidential discussion or more details –

Please note that all Australian Unity employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID 19. Australian Unity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and, mature aged people.