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UK Private Client Tax Manager

Australia (AU)
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Closing date
17 May 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
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Fantastic opportunity for a skilled UK Private Client or Expatriate Tax Consultant/Manager, to join our growing business based in Australia’s picturesque capital city, Canberra!

Nexia Australia has an exciting opportunity to join our rapidly growing UK and Australian tax advice business located in Canberra, Australia. The role is an excellent and rare opportunity for someone with strong UK private client tax experience to join a top-ten accountancy firm in Australia.

The UK and Australian tax business forms part of the Tax Consulting Division in our Canberra office. Reporting to Naomi Smith, our UK/Australian Tax Consulting Partner, you will have the opportunity to develop your technical tax expertise.

This role is perfect for candidates seeking an intellectually stimulating tax advisory role. Our work encompasses a large amount of joint UK and Australian tax advice projects for private clients. Your knowledge of UK income tax, capital gains tax, inheritance tax, residency and domicile rules, employment taxes, trust and companies will be fully utilised in this challenging role. The successful candidate will be provided with training to develop their knowledge in Australian tax law.

Our friendly and enthusiastic team makes for the ideal working environment.

The role will be client facing and will provide you with the opportunity to develop your marketing skills. The firm is able to adapt the role to meet with your career ambitions and can provide study support if required. A market rate remuneration package will be offered commensurate on experience. This is a full-time role however a part-time role of 4 days per week would be considered.

Primary responsibilities:

Provision of complex tax advice in the following areas:

UK and Australian tax advice to clients through written letters and reports. This will include:

  • UK income tax, capital gains tax, inheritance tax, residency and domicile rules, pensions, employment taxes, trust and corporate tax advice (SME’s) Australian Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax, Company tax issues and other International Tax issues and Superannuation

Managing client relationships. Review UK self-assessment tax returns and UK CGT returns. Managing work flows and work in progress.



To be a successful candidate for the role you will meet the following requirements:

UK Chartered Accountant (CA) or Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) through the Chartered Institute of Taxation in the UK (Preferable) Hold an Accounting Degree (Preferably) Ability to demonstrate strong UK tax skills and other UK tax qualifications such as ATT/ACCA will be highly regarded 3+ years’ experience in a UK Chartered Firm or equivalent from a private client, expatriate or mixed tax environment Sound UK tax technical knowledge and substantial experience in UK personal tax returns No previous Australian tax experience is required, however, candidates with Australian tax experience will be highly regarded. Proficiency in Microsoft office suite of programs Ability to learn additional software packages in particular, Digita Personal Tax Software (UK – Thomson Reuters) and XPM (Xero). In addition, you will have exceptional written and communication skills, be well presented, proactive with a positive attitude, agile, flexible and be client focused.

About us:

Nexia Canberra is amongst the Australian Capital Territory’s premier mid-tier Chartered Accounting firms with a reputation for providing quality financial solutions for our clients in Canberra and throughout Australia. We provide expert tax, audit, management consulting, financial and business services nationally and internationally. We are more than just accountants; we are problem solvers and encourage fresh ideas. Our clients are market leaders and span across a number of industry sectors. We appreciate that our people are our greatest asset. We offer a fun and nurturing culture that emphasises career growth, professional development, an inclusive and collaborative environment. Our firm is part of the Nexia International group and this role offers the opportunity to be part of our successful global network with access to innovative resources.

For more information please email us at

To apply please provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter explaining your ability to fulfil the requirements of this role.

The successful applicant will need to have or be able to obtain approval to work in Australia. Employer sponsorship will be considered for the right candidate. Please specify your Australian work rights status when submitting your application. Successful applicants will also be required to complete a National Criminal Record check prior to commencement of employment.

Nexia Canberra is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from people from diverse backgrounds.




Why Nexia Australia?

When we look at businesses, and the people in them, we see potential. We don’t just see where you are, we see where you could be. We don’t just see problems, we see opportunities. See, what excites us is our client’s success, because we get to grow alongside them. And while we’re in the business of accountancy and advice, we’re actually in the business of people — because we believe that when great people are aligned, great things happen. It sounds a bit different, right?

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