Tax Accountant

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Job no: 503373
Work type: Full Time
Location: Metro
Categories: Accounting & Finance

About Us

As an ASX100 company, Mineral Resources Limited (MRL) is an Australian leader delivering innovative and sustainable diversified mining solutions, underpinned by a growing world-class portfolio of mining operations across multiple commodities including iron ore and lithium.

A little background

Mineral Resources is not like most other companies.

Our people are empowered to challenge the status quo and actively explore new ideas and opportunities. We work together and focus on getting things done. Our agility allows us to act fast and seize opportunities – achieving exceptional, sustainable results.

Do you like to think outside the square and challenge yourself? Do you like to collaborate as a team to achieve more than you thought possible?

Think Mineral Resources – we’re different.

The future

At Mineral Resources, we continually improve not only our operations, but our systems and processes.

Our people are at the heart of all that we do.  Our leaders provide a foundation on which our talent, passion and entrepreneurial spirit can shine through.

The result? We work together to create solutions and achieve exceptional results, in a safe and sustainable way. Together, we will always deliver – and that sets us apart.

Do you have the courage to take on the impossible and the passion to make it happen? Do you care about your team and celebrate their differences?    

Think Mineral Resources – we’re different.

About the role

Reporting to the Group Tax Manager, you will be primarily responsible for meeting the GST and employment tax compliance obligations of the Group, as well as providing advice to the Group across these areas. The successful applicant will gain hands-on exposure to all areas of tax and will get the opportunity to apply their tax knowledge to the mining / mining services industry.

Specific responsibilities of the role include:

  • Provision of tax advice across a variety of disciplines including payroll tax, PAYGW, transfer duty and employee share schemes.
  • Preparation of FBT returns,  technical research and documentation of positions taken.
  • Preparation/review of BAS and the provision of GST advice to the business.
  • Assistance with the preparation of the Income Tax return and tax effect calculations for half-year and year-end reporting.
  • Assistance with tax improvement initiatives and leading the implementation of these initiatives with the various business units.
  • Provide assistance in internal audits/reviews as well as implementing recommendations from internal audits/reviews.

What you’ll bring to the team

  • CA/CPA qualified with at least 3 years’ experience in Tax, and/or demonstrated experience in servicing a large corporation in the employment tax and/or GST space (can be in a big 4 Tax team or a relevant commercial tax accountant role).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Commerce or equivalent.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, in particular Excel and Word.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to analyse large volumes of data.
  • Mining or mining services industry experience desirable.

What we offer

We offer a range of benefits to our employees including:

  • Discounted private health insurance
  • Safe work environment – see our rapid response to COVID-19
  • Career development opportunities
  • State of the art corporate facilities (2021) featuring onsite gym, crèche and restaurant
  • A supportive and inclusive environment
  • 16 weeks paid Parental Leave (or 32 weeks at half pay) for the primary caregiver


If you believe that you have the necessary attitude and skills for this role, apply now! Shortlisting will commence immediately. Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time, unless specifically requested.

Mineral Resources Limited is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to apply.

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
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