Assistant Manager, Business Services

Requisition ID:  10309


It’s never been a more exciting time to join Vistra.  


At Vistra our purpose is progress. We believe that our clients have the power to change the world and to do great things for global progress, and we exist to remove the friction that comes from the complexity of global business – to help our clients achieve progress without friction. 


But progress only happens when people come together and take action. And we’re absolutely committed to building a culture where our people can do just that.  


We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as Assistant Manager, Business Services. Reporting to the Director, this full-time and permanent position is based in North Sydney office, Australia and offers regional coverage, allowing you to make a significant impact to our Business Services team and its’ growth.


If you’re seeking to step up into a leadership role, this opportunity allows you to step up as an Assistant Manager to develop leadership skills.


Key responsibilities:


  • Manage the operational responsibilities of a Business Services team to deliver high quality services to clients.
  • Strong focus on international client relationship management.
  • Preparing financial accounts, tax returns and associated documentation for entity structures (company, trust & partnership) and individuals.
  • Prioritise, delegate and review tax compliance assignments including the annual financial statements, tax returns, activity statements, other tax compliance requirements.
  • Utilising your knowledge for common tax issues to manage PSI, Div 7A and CGT issues.
  • Assisting with the preparation and lodgement of IAS/BAS returns.
  • Liaising with the ATO on a variety of matters.
  • Mentor junior team members.
  • Assisting the Management Accountant with data entry/bookkeeping for local and international clients.
  • Continuously building and maintaining strong relationship with both Australian-based and international-based stakeholders.
  • Experience with FBT and ESS are desirable.

Key requirements:


  • Bachelor’s in Accounting/ Finance; and CA or CPA Qualified.
  • Minimum 10 years post-graduates experience as a Business Services Accountant (or related)
  • Experience in managing international stakeholders (colleagues, team members, senior managers etc)
  • Minimum 3 years of client-facing experience and has strong client relationship management skills (in particular with international-based clients)
  • Workflow management skills and experience, and the ability to delegate tasks.
  • Has tax experience in a professional practice environment in Australia.
  • Experience with APS, Handi Soft, ATO Portal, Class Super and XERO. 
  • Strong commitment to confidentiality, producing quality work, professionalism, literacy, grammar and punctuality.
  • Strong computer skills including the Microsoft suite and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional time management skills managing challenging deadlines and has high attention to detail.
  • Experience with FBT and ESS are desirable.

Company Benefits:


In our Australia offices, we believe in putting our employees’ well-being first! We offer a flexible hybrid working arrangements, Dress for your Day policy, monthly social activities, and birthday leave.


As advocates of continuous learning and professional development, we provide an internal mentorship program and additionally have an internal school of more than 500 courses accessible to our employees 24/7.


If you are excited about working with us, we encourage you to apply or have a confidential chat with one of our Talent Acquisition team members. Our goal is to make this a great place to work where all our people can thrive. We hope you join us on this exciting journey!





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