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Tax Manager

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Tax Manager

Posted 24 June 2024
What is in it for youNZ$85000 - NZ$100000 per annum
Job type Permanent

Job description

  • Fully remote, WFH, work life balance.
  • Independent Contractor or permanent employee.
  • Up to $100K based on experience.

Work life balance + 37.5hr week


The Client

  • Our client is on the hunt for an experienced Accountant, you do not need to be CA qualified but you do need to have experience from within a NZ Chartered Accountants environment
  • This company assists organisations and small business' in Australia to start up in NZ, taking care of all things involved and looking after their NZ tax requirements.

The Role

INTRO: Work closely alongside the Partner to assist with a diverse range of client queries and adhoc projects. The large proportion of compliance work is taken care of by the Accounting/BAS team, thus you will focus more on technical tax queries and client relationships


  • Some GST, FBT & Income Tax returns
  • Day to day reviewing of and liaising with staff re the above (including annual financial statements) that have been prepared by the Accounting team - whose work you will be reviewing (3 of by Teams, as also remotely based).
  • Engaging with tax authorities on behalf of clients and managing client relationships
  • Overseeing NZ company closures
  • Working with the admin team on workflow planning


We are looking for an experienced Tax Accountant that has experience in GST and Financial Statements. This role suits someone who has reviewed other Accountants work from within a Chartered Accountancy practice (only, & essential); who has a mature outlook, looking to settle into this role which will be of enormous help to the Australian based kiwi Partner

  • You must have been responsible for reviewing GST/FBT/Income Tax/Rental property tax returns, Financial Statements
  • Client management experience
  • Minimum of 5 years within a NEW ZEALAND CA Firm
  • Be Tech savvy, as this is an online Practice
  • XERO (XPM) used, MYOB, CCH working papers
  • FYI docs, AML, NZ Co's office, co compliance helpful (not essential)
  • Very clear easily understood communication, ie clear diction for online comms


  • WFH remotely from anywhere in NZ
  • Monday-Friday role, flexible hours, 5 hour week eg 9am to 5pm
  • Great small team
  • Up to $100K salary plus Kiwisaver based on experience

NOTE A candidate seeking to retain their own private accounting clients at the same time will NOT be suited to this role

If this sounds like an opportunity to keep using your more senior experience from past Chartered Accountancy practice experience and at the same time have a work life balance in your semi-retirement, or desire to walk the dogs, or be closer for family needs, etc … get in touch today!

Click Apply now! A brief tailored cover letter would be appreciated, thank you, Sue Brash - 09 366 9977