Taxation Compliance Officer

Taxation Compliance Officer

Taxation Compliance Officers are responsible for assessing taxation returns to ensure they comply with government policies and procedures.

As a Taxation Compliance Officer, you may also be required to liaise with auditors, manage registers and databases, and review client files. On average, a Taxation Compliance Officer earns $78,087 per annum.

Salary range
Average salary $78,087
salary range
$69,750
$78,087
$88,679
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
-10% by 2020
-10%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Taxation Compliance Officer are:
NSW
NSW 35.1%
VIC
VIC 23%
QLD
QLD 19.2%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Taxation Compliance Officer are:
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Confident working with financial information
  • Able to resolve conflicts
  • Able to interpret complex legislation
  • Respectful of confidentiality of information
  • Able to work independently
Source: myfuture.edu.au
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