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Location: Melbourne, Australia
Date Posted: Jun 20, 2023

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Alvarez & Marsal is a leading independent global professional services firm, specializing in providing turnaround management, performance improvement and corporate advisory services. With more than 7,000 professionals based in locations across North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America, our firm excels in problem solving and value creation. Drawing on a strong operational heritage and hands-on-approach, our professionals work closely with organizations and stakeholders to help tackle complex business issues and maximize value.

Alvarez & Marsal Global Transaction Tax team is expanding to Australia! This is a once-in-a-career opportunity to get in at the very beginning and help build our business. We are hiring at all levels in both Sydney and Melbourne, so if you are a top-performing partner or staff with Big Four Transaction Tax experience, come join our team!

A&M's Global Transaction Tax team is composed of seasoned tax professionals experienced in providing practical tax advice to corporate and private equity buyers throughout the transaction life cycle. You will partner with the firm's Transaction Advisory Group and Performance Improvement practice to deliver a truly integrated solution to clients. By utilising an integrated approach with A&M professionals with deep operating and financial-related experience, the team uses a focused and tailored approach to rapidly identify and understand potential deal breakers, value drivers and other areas of specific interest to our clients. Our professionals have significant experience on both the buy and sell side of transactions across all industries including healthcare, financial institutions, energy, environmental services, technology, and education.


  • Manage tax due diligence projects, helping to identify key tax risks and potential deal breakers, and tax structuring for the potential transaction in the context of their clients’ investment strategy
  • Analyse detailed tax computations and other tax documents to convert the data into meaningful information that is used to drive discussions with target management and drive observations and conclusions
  • Assess the quality of the target company's tax management function and compliance
  • Manage the preparation of tax due diligence and tax structuring reports and presentations for clients that highlight the key tax findings and supporting analysis
  • Assist the team in further articulating how such findings should be incorporated into the client's valuation and sale / purchase agreement.
  • Manage various tax advisory assignments, including but not limited to, fund structuring advice, legal entity and operational restructuring
  • Review and comment on tax aspects of financial models
  • Assist with business development efforts such as preparing marketing materials, participating in meetings with clients and proposals
  • Participate in and lead meetings and conference calls with target company management and with client personnel and serve as an additional point of contact for client personnel with respect to day-to-day execution matters
  • Ability to manage multiple chargeable and non-chargeable projects of varying size and complexity


  • Bachelor's or master's degree in law, accounting, science, IT and/or related major
  • Big Four experience required
  • Strong M&A tax / international tax / corporate tax advisory experience
  • Strong technical knowledge of Australian corporate income tax laws

Qualities we look for in a candidate include:

  • The successful candidate will highly driven, a self-starter, and have strong interpersonal and communication skills. The individual will be insightful, decisive, a critical thinker, and commercially minded
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to articulate to senior members of target management, clients and colleagues
  • Ability to collaborate with team members of diverse backgrounds across offices and lines of service
  • Ability to work independently in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability to exceed client expectations and deliver high quality client service
  • Highly analytical mind-set
  • Strong project management skills
  • Team-oriented personality
  • Professional in style and demeanor
  • Motivated and effective in a fast-paced culture

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

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Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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