Finance Division, Tax Department, General Tax Advisor, Associate, Melbourne
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Job Title: Finance Division, Tax Department, General Tax Advisor, Associate, Melbourne

Company : Goldman Sachs

Job Overview


We''re a team of specialists charged with managing the firm’s liquidity, capital and risk, and providing the overall financial control and reporting functions. Whether assessing the creditworthiness of the firm’s counterparties, monitoring market risks associated with trading activities, or offering analytical and regulatory compliance support, our work contributes directly to the firm’s success. The division is ideal for collaborative individuals who have strong ethics and attention to detail.

Your Impact

Do you have a desire to work closely with different stakeholders on broad range of tax matters in a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm? Are you a quick thinking self-starter and looking for an new opportunity in a fast paced environment to showcase your analytical, technical, communication and problem solving skills? Do you want to be part of a dynamic and truly global team?

We have an exciting new position available in Melbourne for a qualified and experienced individual within our Australia and New Zealand (“ANZ”) Tax team in the Finance Division.

The ANZ Tax team is part of the Asia ex-Japan (“AEJ”) Tax team and undertakes a variety of activities including tax compliance work, managing tax audits, reviewing products and trades, establishing and monitoring transfer pricing policies, managing tax risk and assisting in the establishment of new business lines/ventures. We also assist in the structuring of proprietary investments by the firm as well as providing advice across the firm on tax related matters. The AEJ tax team has members throughout the Asia Pacific region. We work collaboratively within the region, and also with our colleagues in Europe and the US on a day to day basis. In this role, you will gain exposure to a broad range of tax issues, some of which have global impact, and also have the opportunity to gain a deep understanding of financial markets and the investment banking world.

How you will fulfil your potential

  • Dealing with tax compliance work including income tax, GST, duty and tax effect accounting for various GS entities doing business in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Dealing with tax audits together with other members of the Tax Department.
  • Dealing with day-to-day tax related questions from internal clients.
  • Being involved with tax advisory work for financial products / cross border transfer pricing issues / other firmwide projects.
  • Working closely with people in the different business divisions and Federation departments (e.g., Controllers, Corporate Treasury, and Legal).


  • 3 to 5 years of Australian corporate tax compliance and advisory experience with a major financial services firm or a second tier / major accounting firm
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
  • Qualified CPA or equivalent
  • High integrity and reliability
  • Enthusiastic about being challenged on a regular basis, to learn and to take responsibility
  • Strong control awareness and ability to take a global view on issues
  • Strong analytical skills & detail oriented approach to work
  • Ability to work and obtain results under pressure
  • Ability to use initiative to develop innovative solutions and suggestions
  • Ability to work effectively in a team
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Fluent in English


  • Knowledge of financial industry or financial products helpful
  • Tax experience with property funds
  • Strong tax effect accounting skills

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

© The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2018. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

Job Type : Full Time
Created: 2019-01-12
Location: Melbourne, NSW
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