Accountant – Tax & Compliance at Costco Wholesale

Costco Wholesaleis hiring people as Accountant – Tax & Compliance. The Selected person will be earn at least Undisclosed NZD per month. There are also many more opportunities. Read the entire post carefully to know all the details related to this job.
PostingAccountant – Tax & Compliance
Job EmployerCostco Wholesale
LocationParramatta & Western Suburbs
Job SectorFinancial Accounting & Reporting

Position Summary

Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager, key responsibility of this role is tax compliance and reporting for Australia and New Zealand entities. This role will suit someone who possesses strong technical knowledge in tax accounting and governance, and has a passion to make a valuable contribution for continuous improvement in tax and internal control functions.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Job Duties/Essential Functions

  • Responsible for GST returns, Income Tax provisions and returns; preparation of relevant supporting documentation and tax schedules filling 
  • Take ownership of overall tax compliance and support commercial requirements with tax compliance guidance
  • Responsible for Tax Governance and Control Framework, policy, procedures and assist with control testings 
  • Assist with conduct process, procedure and data audits on various tax and compliance functions, test controls and provide recommendations to mitigate risks
  • Preparation of financial reports in compliance with accounting standards
  • Liaison with auditors, completion of audit requests and work on resolution of audit issues
  • Support other team members in various areas of financial accounting functions and period end closing tasks as required
  • Participate in system enhancement projects to improve internal control and drive efficiency
  • Ad-hoc duties as required.


Ability to operate vehicles, equipment or machinery

  • Computer, phone, printer, copier

Position Requirements:

Education/Training:          CA/CPA qualified



  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience within tax department of multinational companies or chartered firms
  • Experience with tax functions of Retail/ FMCG/Ecommerce /multinational commercial (preferred)
  • Possess strong technical knowledge of accounting standards and Australian and New Zealand tax regulations
  • A problem solver with strong logical and analytical thinking
  • Self-initiative, flexible, able to assist other team members
  • Self-motivated, organized and able to work professionally and effectively in high pressure situations
  • Display a positive “can do” attitude
  • Strong MS Excel skills.


Other specific requirements:

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination or medical contraindication certificate
  • Satisfactory Working Rights in Australia 
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check


If successful, you will be required to undertake role & department specific training within specified timeframes  

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