Senior GST Counsel

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Accounting & Finance, Legal & Governance, Risk & Compliance

AMP Capital

AMP Capital is a global investment management business and is with a diversified asset class mix.  As part of the AMP Group, we share a heritage that spans over 160 years.

Our home strength in Australia and New Zealand has enabled us to grow internationally, and today we have operations established in the Middle East, China, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom and the United States. We also collaborate with a network of global investment partners, leveraging our shared capabilities to provide greater access to new investment opportunities.

Our asset class specialists, investment strategists and economists work together with the aim of delivering strong investment outcomes for clients. That is why our clients trust us to invest over A$200 billion (as at 30 June 2019) on their behalf, across a range of single sector and diversified funds.


The Senior GST Counsel manages GST issues and risks across AMP Capital corporate business, and for funds for which an AMP Capital entity is the manager or responsible entity, to achieve the best possible revenue outcomes and cashflows. The funds hold global investments in infrastructure equity and debt, real estate and listed assets.

This is an exciting and broad-ranging position where you will be a true and trusted advisor to the business on GST-related issues and opportunities. This will require working to implement practical systems and processes. The Senior GST Counsel will be working closely with Risk and Governance teams to implement best practice in GST risk management and governance; managing internal stakeholders regarding emerging industry, organisational and legal/regulatory issues which may give rise to GST risk/pricing impact.

You will advise internal stakeholders (including fund managers, origination teams, finance and product teams) and manage external stakeholders including the ATO, external advisers and industry group GST committees.

The successful candidate will be degree qualified and will ideally possess a further tax accounting / legal qualifications. You will have at least 7+ years’ experience in a GST advisory role with a deep technical understanding of GST law; preferably have familiarity with GST/VAT systems in other jurisdictions. You will also have excellent communication skills and be a good collaborator in order to influence effectively.

Interested candidates should be aware that this hiring process is being run internally by AMP Capital without the assistance of an external recruitment agent. Speculative CVs from recruiters will not be considered.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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