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ATO - 2018 STEM & Statistics G...

Where could your STEM and Statistics degrees take you?

Analytics is recognised as a key pillar in our digital transformation. As an organisation we continue to use data in smarter ways to improve decisions, services, and compliance using a wide range of analytic capabilities and technologies.

We are increasingly making use of data science with advanced analytics – techniques such as predictive modelling, machine learning, data mining and prescriptive analytics – to optimise services to taxpayers, improve the client experience, and protect revenue.

With this organisational focus on analytics, you will have the opportunity to work across the ATO to deliver a range of outcomes for the community including:

  • quantitative analysis around revenue collection
  • developing models to better understand risk and opportunity
  • workload forecasting across multiple work types, aimed at ensuring the best client experience
  • using analytics to prescribe the next best action when interacting with taxpayers and developing self-service analytics that enable leaders and analysts to understand performance.
  • accounting advice on new measures and taxes

We are looking for graduates who have skills in:

  • physics
  • text analytics, natural language processing and/or linguistics
  • decision science, cognitive science and/or cognitive computing
  • statistics
  • machine learning
  • financial mathematics
  • mathematical modelling
  • econometrics
  • analytics/data mining
  • operations research
  • any other related quantitative discipline

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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