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ANZSCO 221113 - Registered Migration Australia

A taxation accountant analyses, reports and provides advice on taxation issues to organisations or individuals, prepares taxation returns and reports, and handles disputes with taxation authorities. Registration or licensing may be required as a taxation accountant in Australia. A taxation accountant is a Skill Level 1 occupation.



Alternative Titles


  • Taxation Agent
  • Taxation Consultant



Taxation Accountant Occupation Lists
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Group: 2211 Accountants


Taxation Accountant job description - Registered Migration Australia

The job of a taxation accountant in Australia is to provide services relating to financial reporting, taxation, auditing, insolvency, accounting information systems, budgeting, cost management, planning and decision-making by organisations and individuals; and provide advice on associated compliance and performance requirements to ensure statutory and strategic governance.



  • assisting in formulating budgetary and accounting policies
  • preparing financial statements for presentation to boards of directors, management, shareholders, and governing and statutory bodies
  • conducting financial investigations, preparing reports, undertaking audits and advising on matters such as the purchase and sale of businesses, mergers, capital financing, suspected fraud, insolvency and taxation
  • examining operating costs and organisations' income and expenditure
  • providing assurance about the accuracy of information contained in financial reports and their compliance with statutory requirements
  • providing financial and taxation advice on business structures, plans and operations
  • preparing taxation returns for individuals and organisations
  • liaising with financial institutions and brokers to establish funds management arrangements
  • introducing and maintaining accounting systems, and advising on the selection and application of computer-based accounting systems
  • maintaining internal control systems
  • may appraise cash flow and financial risk of capital investment projects


Skill Level
Most occupations in the taxation accountant unit group (Group 2211) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).


Registration or licensing in Australia may be required as a taxation accountant.

Occupations within the Taxation Accountant Group



Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same taxation accountant group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.


English Requirement


  • IELTS result with a minimum score of 6 (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  • OET result with a minimum grade B in all sections;
  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12 R:13 W:21 S:23 overall L93);
  • PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking and 65 overall


  • Australian Graduate exceptions apply in some states/territories
  • Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
  • Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland


Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.



Assessment Authority


  • Taxation Accountant is currently assessed with CPA/ICAA/IPA; more info regarding assessment bodies.


Visa Caveat



Caveat 6:

The position is a clerical, bookkeeper or accounting clerk position.


Average Income

The average salary for a Taxation Accountant in Australia is $ 76,383 for male employees and $ 73,784 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 40.6 Females: 39.4 Persons: 39.9

Source: (Group 2211) Accountants - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016


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