41d ago

Tax Accountant


Base pay $100k - $130k
Contract Full time Standard/Business Hours
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Full job description
  • Great opportunity to gain valuable experience
  • Be a part of a global, stable company
  • Maternity leave contract


As one of the world’s largest providers of distribution and outsourcing services across the Facilities Management, Food Processing, Industrial Safety, Hospitality and Specialist Healthcare sectors, the opportunities we provide our global team of some 21,000 talented people is endless. Ours is a culture of bringing out the best in people. And we do this with a strong entrepreneurial spirit, a firm commitment to training and development, and dedicated leaders who believe that every day is a new day to see new opportunities.


This is a Maternity Leave Assignment, and we anticipate this will be for approximately 14 months.  The primary function the timely, complete, and accurate preparation of tax calculations and tax income returns for all group entities including preparation of all tax journals and tax effect accounting.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Preparation and lodgement of all income tax returns in Australia and NZ within ATO and NZ Inland Revenue lodgement dates
  • Transfer Pricing documentation in support of the International Dealings Schedule and the local file a and b in the tax return and country by country reporting
  • Preparation of Thin capitalisation calculations
  • Preparation of all tax calculations and tax journals
  • Preparation of all group tax disclosures, including tax effect accounting, as per Bunzl timetable
  • Preparation and lodgement of payroll tax, withholding tax and Employee Share Scheme returns
  • Facilitation of audit with the external auditors, and liaise with Bunzl plc Group Tax as necessary re all taxation related issues


You’ll have that same entrepreneurial spirit that we live and breathe here at Bunzl. At Bunzl we all work together to support a common goal, so your strong teamwork skills will see you interacting with all areas of the business.

The other essentials we are looking for:

  • Minimum of tertiary education and accounting qualification (CA or CPA).
  • Extensive large corporate taxation experience ideally gained in one of the Big 4 audit firms
  • Experience in preparing Australian tax returns for large Australian tax entities with foreign subsidiaries
  • Experience in preparing NZ tax returns for small NZ entities
  • Absolute ability to work independently with a minimum of support
  • Good clear communication is critical
  • Strong Technical Tax Legislation experience and attention to detail


Bunzl offers a broad and flexible range of benefits to our team including profit share scheme for eligible employees, exclusive motor vehicle and health insurance products, travel and accommodation discounts, study assistance, many wellbeing and community programs and access to discounted Bunzl products.


With an entrepreneurial spirit providing endless opportunities, we believe that together we can achieve anything. We believe that through diversity we build strength and stability, and that the safety and security of our employees is not negotiable. Through innovation we find solutions, with an entrepreneurial spirit providing endless opportunities, and we believe that together we can achieve anything. Investing in our local communities is the right thing to do, and here in APAC that investment is creating a sustainable environment for us and those who follow.


At Bunzl we believe that through diversity we build strength and support the principle of equality and diversity in employment. We oppose all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We believe that it is in the company’s best interests and those of all who work in it, to ensure that the human resources, talents and skills available throughout the community are considered when employment opportunities arise. If you have a disability or special need that requires support or adjustments to working or interview arrangements, please let us know.


At Bunzl, we believe that when you join our team, your potential is endless. Because at Bunzl… We believe in you! If you like the sound of this, then we definitely want you on our team.

We are a Circle Back Platinum Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

No Agencies please.

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Job details
Date posted
19 May 2022
Tax Accountant
Above avg.
$100k - $130k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Human resource
Private business
Company size

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