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Mobility Tax Specialist - Brisbane

Date: Jul 8, 2019

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 21570 

Job Category: Shared Services 

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia  


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Hatch are now looking for an experienced Mobility Tax Specialist to join our Global Mobility Team on a permanent full time position in our Brisbane "Barracks" office. The Mobility Tax Specialist will assist the Global Tax Team in the coordination of International and Domestic Assignment tax and payroll issues for Hatch assignees in the Australia and Asia (AUA) region.

Reporting to the Global Mobility Tax Manager, you will be required to develop and build internal relationships with key stakeholders that include HR, Finance, Payroll, Business Leaders and Individual Assignees by close interaction and consulting on specific Tax related topics.


You will be working with driven professionals across various end-markets who are industry leaders and passionate about being a part of a company that is dedicated to delivering a better world.


The responsibilities for this role will include but not be limited to;

  • Provide general taxation advice to employees as it relates to their International or Domestic assignments;
  • Research of tax laws and planning opportunities for a cost and tax effective assignment structure of Hatch’s global assignee population;
  • Review cost estimates in relation to the projected tax costs of the assignments.
  • Assist in the year-end payroll review and reconciliation process for the assignees in the AUA region and prepare the required tax adjustments to compensation.
  • Coordinate and assist in shadow payroll reporting and ensure payroll data reported is accurate and complete;
  • Prepare/review tax reconciliations as required;
  • Respond to payroll and tax related queries from employees or other key stakeholders;
  • Assist with the processing of invoices from tax service providers;
  • Carry out ad hoc tasks and analysis, as required;
  • Assist in the coordination of third party services relating to tax advice and tax return preparation for Hatch assignees;
  • Work closely with Payroll and Accounting to maintain efficient systems and processes for the administration of international and domestic assignments;
  • Update and maintain the tax information section in Hatch’s Global Mobility Management system (APRO).


The successful candidate should demonstrate detailed experience advising and dealing with Taxation Elements for Australian Employees on inpatriate and expatriate assignments, expatriate payroll and tax equalization concepts. Understanding of multiple Tax treaties, currencies and local compensation in other countries will be highly regarded. This role will also require highly developed analytical skills and the ability to identify and deal with complex tax and payroll issues. Formal tertiary qualifications in Accounting or Business will also be highly regarded for the successful applicant.


Please note that only candidates with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this role.


Agency submissions will not be considered for this role.


Hatch recognizes the contribution of our ‎‎employees and reward performance with a dedicated range of attractive ‎benefits.

As an accredited Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA) and Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Within Australia, supporting and encouraging a flexible workplace, we offer our employees comprehensive benefits, including up to 12 weeks leave per year as part of our Lifestyle Leave Program. If you have any special needs requirements, please discuss with us and we will do our utmost to accommodate your request.      

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