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Where could your Accounting and Commerce degree take you?

You can play an important role in providing world-leading financial and accounting advice on our tax and super systems.

Our accounting area undertakes a major program of activities to support the community to meet their tax and super obligations.

We aim to maximise the number of Australians who voluntarily choose to comply with their tax obligations and to implement strategies to deter non-compliance.

Working with us will provide you with the opportunity to be involved in the implementation of new policy and government initiatives.

You will help people by clarifying their issues, interpreting the law, and providing information through rulings, marketing campaigns and educational products. You will also respond to written and personal enquiries.

You could work in areas dealing with:

  • Public groups and internationals
  • Private groups and high wealth individuals
  • Small business and individual taxpayers
  • Tax practitioners, lodgement strategy and compliance support Indirect tax
  • Superannuation
  • Smarter data program
  • ATO finance
  • Law design
  • Review and dispute resolution

You will have the opportunity to work with internal partners in relation to:

  • financial analysis and reporting
  • accounting advice on new measures and taxes
  • revenue forecasts, costings and advice on tax revenue and tax data issues.

You may be given the opportunity to work in one of our Service Delivery business areas.

Becoming an ATO graduate will give you the opportunity to experience our excellent work conditions, job diversity and career development opportunities.

We offer:

An intensive 12-month program

  • Challenging work rotations to develop your skills and explore different areas of interest
  • A program manager to support you professionally and personally throughout the year
  • Dedicated training and development opportunities
  • A competitive starting salary of around $58,000
  • Advancement upon successful completion
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • An excellent social and networking base with fellow graduates

What you need to know

Start your journey as an ATO graduate by completing an online application at ato.gov.au/graduate-program. From there our selection process includes some online assessments and you may be asked to attend a face-to-face interview.

When to apply

We recruit early in the year and our applications are open from March to April


We encourage applications from all areas of the community, including Indigenous Australians, candidates from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and candidates with a disability.

To be eligible for our graduate program you must:

  • be an Australian citizen.– For more information about Australian citizenship, visit Department of Immigration and citizenship.
  • have successfully completed your bachelor degree in the last 3 years and can provide evidence before commencement of the program.

Position locations

Positions available in Adelaide, Albury, Brisbane, Canberra, Gosford, Hobart, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth, Sydney, Wollongong and Townsville

Further information

To find out more and apply for the ATO graduate program click "Apply Online".

Academic requirements

Minimum required level of study: Bachelor degree

Other Information

Sectors: Accountancy & advisoryRegion: New South WalesVictoriaQueenslandWestern AustraliaSouth AustraliaTasmaniaAustralian Capital TerritoryApply online

Date Posted
Adelaide, SA
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