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Opportunities in our Employment Tax Team | Analyst - Manager levels

Location: Sydney, Australia
Date Posted: Jul 9, 2024

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Alvarez & Marsal Taxand’s global rapid expansion is coming 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 Melbourne and Sydney, so if you are a top-performing professional with Big Four Employment Tax experience, come join our global team!

A&M's Employment Tax team is composed of seasoned tax professionals, experienced in providing practical tax advice on all employment tax matters to a variety of industries. By utilising an integrated approach of A&M professionals with deep operating and financial-related experience, the team uses a focused and tailored approach to rapidly identify and understand our clients’ needs in order to help them to effectively manage the taxes and charges on their people strategies. 

The Employment Tax professionals collaborate with the firm’s Global Transaction Tax, Global Transaction Advisory Group and Performance Improvement practices to deliver a truly integrated solution to clients.


  • Research for advisory and compliance purposes across all areas of Australian employment tax and entitlements obligations including: Pay As You Go (PAYG) withholding, Fringe Benefits Tax, Superannuation Guarantee, Payroll Tax, and Workers Compensation
  • Help develop analytical tools to quickly analyse large amounts of client data, drawing key insights for clients
  • Prepare & review employment tax returns, including FBT returns, payroll tax returns and superannuation guarantee calculations
  • Prepare & present well researched, high quality deliverables across all areas of Employment taxes
  • Assist clients in engagements and interactions with, and reviews by, revenue authorities, including strategic advice on managing complex employment tax risks.
  • Manage employment tax due diligence projects, helping to identify key employment tax risks and potential deal breakers
  • Analyse detailed employment tax computations and other documents to convert the data into meaningful information that is used to drive discussions with target management and drive observations and conclusions
  • 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 clients and serve as an additional point of contact for client personnel with respect to day-to-day execution matters
  • Assist with day-to-day client interaction on deals and other work


  • Bachelor's or master's degree in law, accounting and/or related major
  • Big Four experience required
  • Strong Employment tax advisory experience
  • Strong technical knowledge of Australian employment tax laws
  • Experience with coding and data analytics highly preferable
  • The successful candidate will be highly driven, a self-starter, and have strong interpersonal and communication skills. The individual will be insightful, decisive, a critical thinker, and commercially focused.

Qualities we look for in a candidate include:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to articulate to senior members of 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
  • A growth mindset, both in technical and technological fields
  • Strong attention to detail and project management skills
  • Team-oriented personality
  • Professional in style and demeanour
  • 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.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

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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