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Tax Manager



Sales & Business Development
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023

The Company:

Marigold helps brands foster customer relationships through the science and art of connection. Marigold Relationship Marketing is a suite of world-class martech solutions that help marketers create long term customer love and loyalty. Marigold’s products address the Messaging, Loyalty and Experiences marketing offerings, to a customer base that is categorized in three segments: Enterprise, Professional and Commercial. Marigold provides the most comprehensive set of use cases for Marketers at any level. Headquartered in Nashville, TN, Marigold has offices globally across the United States, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, India, South America and Central America, as well as in Japan.

The Role:

The CM Group's tax team located in Sydney Australia manages the Group’s global tax compliance and tax reporting obligations in relation to the multiple jurisdictions in which we currently operate. As part of the tax team, this role will be working closely with the Global Head of Tax, other members of the tax team and the broader finance team to manage the Group's Global sales tax and indirect tax obligations, product classifications and system documentation, with a key focus on AU, NZ, UK and European direct tax compliance.

General Duties include:

  • Preparation of quarterly global tax effect accounting, including balance sheet reconciliations, and reporting (all jursidictions)

  • Principle point of contact for tax matters in relation to group and local statutory audits

  • Tax advisory/tax technical lead covering jurisdictions outlined below, including M&A transcations

  • Group cash tax forecasting

  • Global WHT reporting and process management

  • Manage tax authority audits

  • Support global transfer pricing and transparency compliance, including supporting global debt management, thin cap management and preparation of TP Docs

  • Ensure appropriate controls and processes exist to facilitate the successful completion and timely lodgement of the Group’s global tax compliance obligations

  • Proactive focus on process improvement, automation, technology adoption to increase efficiency and accuracy of tax workstreams

  • Support, if necessary, on VAT/GST/Sales Tax filings and projects and processes on an ad hoc basis


  • AU direct tax compliance including preparing individual and consolidated corporate income tax returns, cash tax management

  • Annual FBT Returns

  • Monthly BAS submissions

  • Annual R&D return


  • UK direct tax compliance including reviewing corporate income tax returns, cash tax management (outsourced)

  • Quarterly UK VAT returns submissions


  • NZ direct tax compliance oversight including of NZ income tax returns and

  • Indirect tax compliance including review of GST returns (outsourced)


  • Oversight of income tax and indirect tax compliance obligations (outsourced)

What skills and experience is required?:

  • 8+ years of tax experience with Big 4 and/or in-house tax role and at least 2 years experience as a manager

  • Experience in Australian taxes is essential for this position, including exposure to GST, R&D, CGT, FBT, Division 7A, TOFA, CFC, Transfer Pricing, Corporate Governance, Tax Losses, WHT

  • Solid tax effect accounting and transfer pricing experience.

  • NZ, UK and Europe tax experience is highly desirable.

  • CA/CPA Qualifications

  • Experience of Netsuite preferred

  • Exposure to tax authorities in multiple jurisdictions

  • Comfortable with technology adoption, including using different technology services and systems to manage indirect and sales tax compliance obligations, extensive excel skills

  • Strong communication, commercial judgement, and problem-solving skills

  • Highly organised with the ability to work under reasonable pressure and within set deadlines

  • Self motivated with a desire to learn and ability to roll up your sleeves and get involved

  • Excellent technical and analytical skills

What We Offer:

  • Unlimited PTO (we call it Open Time Away) and birthday leave

  • Remote first position or work from our Melbourne or Sydney office space if you prefer

  • Salary Continuance & Life Insurance

  • Flexible work hours

  • Lunch (select days), snacks, drinks options and coffee (if working from the office space)

  • Weekly virtual fitness sessions

  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning for your professional and personal development