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Deal Advisory Tax (Stamp Duty) careers

Deal Advisory Tax (Stamp Duty)

Careers for graduates: assists clients with all stamp duty aspects of corporate transactions.

Assists clients with all stamp duty aspects of corporate transactions.

Grad careers: Deal Advisory Tax (Stamp Duty)

In a nutshell, what does your business group/service line do?

The Deal Advisory Tax (Stamp Duty) team is a national, market-leading, team that assists clients with all stamp duty aspects of transactions. The team focuses on tax due diligence, tax structuring, sell and buy side M&A assistance, initial public offers and general stamp duty assistance. Whilst we are a team of tax professionals, we are part of the wider Deals, Tax and Legal (DTL) team and we work closely with our Deals colleagues in the Transaction Services and M&A teams in relation to our M&A transactional work. We also work closely with our colleagues in Corporate Tax and Law, also part of the wider DTL team.

The team regularly provides stamp duty assistance in relation to the biggest transactions in the Australian market. The team’s clients include large corporates, private equity investors, superannuation funds and infrastructure and property companies.

What does the average day look like?

One of the greatest strengths of the Deal Advisory Tax (Stamp Duty) team is that the work is dynamic, and every day is different. The reason for this is that every transaction the team works on is unique in its own way. Graduates will work alongside team members to analyse the stamp duty implications of transactions, attend and take notes at client meetings, understand and analyse tax structuring matters. Whilst all of this might seem daunting, there are often precedents and experienced team members are always available to provide support.

What will I learn in the first year?

During your first year with the Deal Advisory Tax (Stamp Duty) team you will learn about the M&A sector and specifically how corporate transactions are conducted, as well as learning about the Australian tax system. Your first year in the Deal Advisory Tax (Stamp Duty) team will open up many new paths for you, providing a balance of technical, business development and mentoring skills that you will be able to utilise as your career progresses.

What’s the best part of the role?

The best part of the role is that from the first day, you will be a valued and important part of a close-knit team. There is an inclusive, diverse and supportive culture within the team, and you will get to work with a number of team members, at all levels of seniority.