Senior Tax Accountant | Private Tax & Advisory | Sydney

Date:  5 Jul 2024

Sydney, NSW, AU

Department:  Tax and Legal

Job Requisition ID: 35973 

  • Flexible work arrangements – work in a way that suits you best

  • Mentoring programs – receive support and coaching to progress your career

  • Banking, finance and wellbeing program discounts  


No two days are the same in the Deloitte Private Tax & Advisory team - if you’re looking for constant stimulation, challenges, and career development, join us now!


What will your typical day look like?

As a Senior Tax Accountant in our Private Tax & Advisory Sydney team, you will support a group of talented Managers, Directors, and Partners who work with Australia’s most iconic families and private enterprises, including entrants on the BRW Rich List.

Your client portfolio will comprise of high new wealth individuals and family groups, all the way through to privately owned start-up enterprises and through to large mature trading businesses. You will be responsible for a portfolio of clients, delivering the below services with the support of your team:

Your role will be as a Senior team member responsible for quality delivery and management of the following services:

  • Preparation and review of client financial statements & financial reports

  • Preparation and review of income tax returns for private companies, trusts, individuals and partnerships

  • Preparation and review of all ATO correspondence, including Top 500 & Next 5000 ATO Private Group Reviews and general tax correspondence.

  • Identifying and advising clients on complex (or tailored) tax and accounting solutions for high net wealth families and their family offices

  • Act as intermediary between directors, managers and your team, assisting directors & managers on advisory engagements

  • Build direct relationships with clients and provide exceptional client service

  • Delegation and review of client work

  • Management of multiple engagements at once

  • Technical support and training of junior staff

About our team

Deloitte Private is all about forming authentic relationships with Australia’s largest private entities to offer specialist solutions such as tax and business advisory services. Our culture of continuous improvement and support, coupled with a strong heritage of expertise, empowers us to be a globally competitive team. Our services ensure that the accounting and tax requirements of our clients’ business are compliant with the relevant industry standards and regulatory requirements. Our key focus is to help our clients business be adherent to Australian Tax Office requirements, while guiding them towards a growing and sustainable future


Enough about us, let’s talk about you.
We’re looking for someone with: 

  • Completed or close to completed CA qualifications

  • 2-4 years prior experience at a Big 4 or mid-tier professional or accounting services firm, including business services

  • Solid foundation of technical skills in taxation and accounting

  • Strong collaborative skills, a dedicated work ethic and excellent communication skills

  • A passion for working with private clients

Why Deloitte?

At Deloitte, we focus our energy on interesting and impactful work. We’re always learning, innovating and setting the standard; making a positive difference to our clients and our society. We put coaching at the heart of what we do, helping our people grow their careers in any direction – whether it be up, moving into something new, or even moving across the world.   


We embrace diversity, equity and inclusion. We have a diverse collection of people from different backgrounds, with different experiences, gender identities, abilities and thinking styles. What binds us together is a shared commitment to value everyone’s perspective and to cultivate inclusion; so that our work environment is a safe space we can all belong.  


We prioritise flexibility and choice. At Deloitte, you get trust on Day 1. We know our people get their best work done when they’re in control of where and how they work, designing their work week around their client, team and personal commitments. 


We help you live and work well. To support your personal and professional life, we offer a range of perks and benefits, including retail discounts, wellbeing leave, paid volunteering days, twelve flexible working options, market-leading parental leave and return to work support package.  


Next Steps

Sound exactly like the sort of role for you? Apply now.






By applying for this job, you’ll be assessed against the Deloitte Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards so that you can grow in your career, and we can provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte employee experience globally. The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.