Taxation Accountant

Kmart Australia Limited

About Kmart Group:
The Kmart Group is comprised of Kmart and Target, Catch, KAS Services and the Kmart Group Asia sourcing business. It was formed as the Department Stores Division in February 2016 and rebranded to the Kmart Group in November 2018. The division operates 520 stores collectively, across Australia and New Zealand and employs more than 44,000 team members.


You’ll be joining a dynamic team with a fantastic culture where diversity is openly celebrated, and you’ll be challenged and supported to achieve personal and business goals. Expect a work environment that is highly collaborative, fast-paced, inclusive and progressive – with no two days the same! Our values – Think Customer, Take Care, Live Integrity, Grow Together and Reach Higher will resonate with you deeply and you’ll enjoy being part of a growing, iconic Australian business that has a fantastic culture that is non-hierarchical, diverse and inclusive.

What are we looking for?

An experienced taxation professional to support the Head of Group Tax through completing and finalising key tax obligations for the Kmart Group across Australia and New Zealand. Driving proactive tax planning and ensuring compliance tasks are completed in a detailed, accurate and timely fashion.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Using Financial Systems (i.e. SAP) to perform and record your activities
  • Payments to external government authorities (state and federal), superannuation funds, Centrelink etc.
  • Direct and Indirect Tax compliance
  • Tax accounting, including reconciliations
  • Tax advisory
  • Building relationships with stakeholders across all levels of the organisation
  • Identifying improvements to meet tight deadlines

About You:
With a genuine interest in tax partnered with a solid understanding of accounting principles from your 3-5 years of corporate taxation experience (in a Big 4 or second-tier accounting firm or equivalent commercial role), your analytical and focused mind will love the speed and diversity you’ll find in this role. With a tertiary qualification in Commerce or Business, with Accounting/Finance majors, and ideal with a post graduate qualification, or near completion in ICAA, CPA or equivalent (i.e. Master of Taxation). You will be able to demonstrate:

  • A great customer service focus and ability to work in a team
  • Self-motivation with a proactive, problem solving nature
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Business writing, communication and presentation skills
  • Reading and researching skills with ability to prepare tax research and position papers

Computer literacy including advanced Excel, analytical skills and use of Financial Systems (i.e. SAP or Oracle) in accounting

If you do, you will be afforded autonomy and accountability in your role and have access to development opportunities across both Kmart Group and the wider Wesfarmers Group, flexible work arrangements, inclusion in company bonus scheme & access to Wesfarmers share plan (both for eligible team members), free parking and benefits program including a discount card for Kmart, Target and Officeworks.

At Kmart we committed to fostering an inclusive and safe culture, which reflects the diversity in the communities in which we operate. We are committed to the development of our team members and ensuring that all are treated fairly and with respect.
Due to the nature of your position, this offer of employment is conditional upon you completing a satisfactory police check. We will let you know if your police check returns an unsatisfactory result, in which case this offer of employment will lapse*

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