May 25, 2023

Tax Advisor / Senior Tax Advisor

  • REA Group
  • Richmond, Melbourne VIC
Full time Accounting Finance

Job Description

  • Exciting business development and transactional tax work

  • Exposure to a dynamic Australian multinational company with global HQ based in Melbourne

  • Working on cutting edge tax matters which impact the digital industry

We're REA

REA Group is not your average digital business. From humble beginnings in a garage in Melbourne’s east in 1995, we have grown into a leading global digital business, specialising in property.

With bold and ambitious goals, we are changing the way the world experiences property. No matter where you're at on your property journey, we're here to help with every step - whether that's finding or financing your next home.

Our people are the key to our success. At the heart of everything we do, is a thriving culture centred around high performance and care. We are purpose driven and collaborative, which drives innovation and our ability to make a real impact. As such, we’re proud to be named in Australia’s “Top 5” Best Workplaces two years in a row, as well as being recognised as a Best Workplace for Women.


What the role is about…

With us, you’ll experience accountability. You’ll be part of our Finance and Business Services (or FaBS as we like to call ourselves) team helping us manage daily tax compliance and advisory obligations of REA. Whether it be to influence, imagine, or impact, you’ll be challenged in difference ways to take our business forward. While no two days are ever the same, you’ll be doing:

  • Interacting with REAs key internal stakeholders and lines of business to provide concise tax advice

  • Providing tax advice to business units on an ad hoc basis

  • Assistance with M&A transactions

  • Preparing/reviewing transfer pricing documentation

  • Preparing Australian tax returns

  • Undertaking detailed tax analysis and tax position papers

  • Undertaking tax governance initiatives

Who we’re looking for

Our REA teams are made up of some seriously switched on folk who can think big, deliver quick and who genuinely care about those around them. To be part of this we need experience in the following areas:

  • 3-7 years experience in Taxation

  • Adapt and thrive in an evolving environment

  • You will have worked in a Tax Specialist or Big 4 role

  • Preparing and reviewing Australian Tax returns

  • Preparing and reviewing of Tax Accounting balances for multinational companies

  • Have previously used CCH Global Integrator (preferred, not mandatory)

But we don’t just look for someone based on their skills and expertise.  It’s our connection, acceptance and genuine care for each other that makes REA a great place to work. That means you also need to be:

  • Savvy minded and have the ability to think a little left of field / outside the box

  • A strong and creative communicator

  • Friendly, approachable and have good relationship management skills

  • An avid supporter of our fully inclusive culture - we celebrate difference and ensure that everyone belongs

The REA experience 

The physical, mental, emotional and financial health of our people is something we’ll never stop caring about. This is a place to learn and grow. We’re committed to your development – both professionally and personally. Your experience with us is something we take seriously. 

We offer:  

  • A hybrid and flexible approach to working -   

  • Flexible parental leave offering for primary and secondary carers  

  • Programs to support mental, emotional, financial and physical health & wellbeing 

  • Our Because We Care program offers employees volunteering leave, community grants, matched payroll giving and our Community Café donates 100% of revenue to charity. 

  • Hack Days so you can bring your big ideas to life   

  • Performance recognition programs because hard work should never go unnoticed 

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion   

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion. We believe teams with diverse ideas and experiences are more creative, more effective and fuel disruptive thinking - be it cultural and ethnic backgrounds, gender identity, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other identity or lived experience. We know diverse teams are critical to maintaining our success and driving new business opportunities. If you've got the skills, dedication and enthusiasm to learn but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. 

If you like the sound of us, then we think you should apply today. We're proud to be Circle Back Initiative Employer and we commit to respond to every applicant. While we're looking at your application, and preparing to come back to you with an update, why not get to know us a bit more through our various social channels?