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Full time permanent
Location: ACT
Categories: Finance

The Organisation
Airservices is a government owned organisation providing safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible services to the aviation industry.
Each year we manage over four million aircraft movements carrying more than 156 million passengers, and provide air navigation services across 11 per cent of the world’s airspace. Airservices has two major operating centres in Melbourne and Brisbane and a corporate office in Canberra. We operate 29 air traffic control towers at international and regional airports, and provide aviation rescue fire fighting services at 26 Australian airports.
The Role
The Senior Tax Advisor (Income Tax) role will be responsible for providing taxation services to support the Airservices tax governance framework; provide taxation advisory services, provide taxation assurance services and provide taxation compliance services so as to effectively manage the organisation’s taxation model and taxation obligations.
The role will also provide support to manage Airservices superannuation governance obligations including evaluating and resolving superannuation issues, changes in legislation/practice as they emerge and provide superannuation advisory services.
The Person
The successful applicant will be required to work effectively and collaboratively with a team environment to ensure the taxation and superannuation governance frameworks, advice, assurance and compliance obligations are implemented and maintained.
You will be able to establish, develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff and stakeholders within Airservices, as well as from external sources, providers, advisors, regulatory bodies.
As a tax specialist, you will have the ability to present and communicate taxation and superannuation legislation proficiently to staff and stakeholders in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing.
The applicant will have a proactive and positive approach, be innovative, consultative and collaborative, resilient, resolution focused and personally accountable for the quality of performance, delivery of services and self-development.
Skills and Experience
The successful applicant will have:
Recognised university degree or equivalent in accounting or business supplemented by studies or courses in taxation.
Tertiary and professional qualifications (CA or CPA) in accounting, supplemented by regular/systematic courses or studies on tax development
Broad in-depth knowledge and solid understanding of technical and compliance taxation issues including international tax and Research & Development.
Demonstrated experience in the area of Superannuation.
Taxation experience in an accountancy firm, company or Government equivalent should the order of 5 to 10 years.
A wide working knowledge of the operation and functionality of corporate financial systems (e.g. SAP) and Microsoft business software (e.g. Word, Excel and Access) and external software for the preparation of returns (e.g. Tax Integrator)
Proven ability in researching and analysing taxation and superannuation compliance requirements and implementing processes/procedures to address compliance requirements.
Demonstrated problem solving, conceptual and analytical skills, modelling, with a capacity to deliver timely outcomes under pressure and with minimal direction.
Please see the link below to view the full Position Description:
 ASA7 - Senior Tax Advisor (Income Tax) - PD.pdf
Should you require any further information please contact Vera Hronopoulos on 02 6268 5457 or via email    
How to Apply
To apply for this position please lodge an application online via the “apply link” by completing the application form and attaching your resume and a cover letter Applications close 11.55pm (AEST) Sunday 25th February 2018.
Please refer to the security check requirements successful applicants will be required to undertake as part of the recruitment process.
Airservices is a government owned corporation providing the aviation industry with services such as air traffic control, navigation facilities and aviation rescue and fire fighting.
Airservices values social and cultural diversity and is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and the provision of a safe and healthy work environment.
In the interests of safety, we test for alcohol and other drugs.

Advertised: 09 Feb 2018 2:10 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Application close: 25 Feb 2018 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

More information on this Job

ID: 11726596 - Save Job
Category: Jobs : Engineering Jobs
Employer Info:
Senior Air Services Australia
Alan Woods Building 25 Constitution Avenue

Airservices Australia is a government-owned corporation providing safe and environmentally sound air traffic control management and related airside services to the aviation industry.

The Australian Flight Information region covers 11 percent of the earths surface of not only Australian airspace but also international airspace over the Pacific and Indian Oceans.

Airservices also manages upper-level airspace (above 30,000 ft) under contract to the neighbouring Pacific Island Flight Information Regions of the Solomon Islands and Nauru and lowerlevel airspace in the Pacific Ocean region at five airports for the United States Federal Aviation Administration.

Each year, Airservices manages air traffic operations for more than three million domestic and international flights carrying some 47 million passengers.

The aviation industry also relies on Airservices for aeronautical data, telecommunications and navigation services.

The corporation has a fixed asset base of $493 million across 600 sites and about 3000 employees, including 1000 air traffic controllers working from two major centres in Melbourne and Brisbane and 26 towers at international and regional airports.

Airservices also provide Aviation Rescue and Fire Fighting services at 19 of the nations busiest airports where there are more than 350,000 passenger movements a year.

Airspace and airside, we do it all from the ground up

Air Services Australia


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