Investigator (VPSG3)

Job posted: 10/05/2024
Applications close: 30/05/2024 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Other

Organisation: State Revenue Office

Salary: $74,580 - $90,558

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Reference: VG/SRO/COM/1793561

Reference: VG/SRO/COM/1793561

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Salary Range: $74,580 - $90,558

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Multiple ongoing and fixed term Tax Compliance Investigator/Auditor positions are being offered in the Investigations Melbourne Branch, Compliance Division.

Tax Compliance Investigator/Auditor 

  • Multiple ongoing and fixed term roles
  • Salary $74,580 plus 11% superannuation – VPS Grade 3
  • Based in Melbourne CBD with hybrid working arrangements

What we offer
The State Revenue Office is the Victorian Government's revenue management agency, administering a range of taxes, duties, levies, grants, and subsidies.

We aim to develop our people to achieve great outcomes for the Victorian community. We offer flexible working arrangements and a workplace culture that is rewarding and productive, where contributions are valued and recognised, expectations are clear, and treatment is fair and equitable. We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing an inclusive, accessible, and safe working environment.

Find out more about working at the SRO at  sro.vic.gov.au/careers or via our LinkedIn page.

The opportunity 

This role, within a team of investigators/auditors, undertakes activities designed to maximise compliance with Victoria's revenue laws and ensure revenue is collected when it is due.

Reporting to a Team Leader, you will:

  • Conduct assigned investigations/audits, under guidance, using audit and investigative skills.
  • Quantify customers' tax liabilities and explaining to them the reasons for the decisions made as part of an investigation/audit.
  • Produce accurate reports on investigation/audit findings and negotiating appropriate outcomes with customers.

Who we are looking for
To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • The ability to interpret and apply legislation.
  • Theoretical knowledge and practical expertise in applying a range of investigative/audit skills and techniques to obtain information and evidence.  Effective communication skills to provide clear and concise advice to all stakeholders.
  • Professional customer service skills to consult with customers and identify needs and negotiate outcomes as well as working cooperatively and professionally in a team environment.
  • A tertiary qualification or demonstrated commitment to tertiary studies in a relevant discipline (highly desirable).


How to apply
Submit an application via the ‘Apply now' button by 11:59pm on Thursday 30 May 2024.

For your application to be considered, you will need to:

  1. submit the application which includes a Statement of Suitability, outlining why your skills and experience make you a suitable candidate for this role, and
  2. provide a resume.

Please note, as part of this selection process, you will be required to attend a full day assessment centre in Melbourne CBD on one of the following dates:

Tuesday 11 June

Friday 14 June

Monday 17 June

Friday 21 June

More information
For more information, please read the position description or contact Grace Ho on 03 9628 0079, via email at grace.ho@sro.vic.gov.au or Sean McInally on 03 9628 0282 or via email at sean.mcinally@sro.vic.gov.au or Nikki Carrick on 03 9628 6822 or via email at Nikki.carrick@sro.vic.gov.au.

If you need a copy of this advertisement in an accessible format, email 

Please note, as part of our selection process, we conduct pre-appointment checks including those related to references, identity, qualifications, work history, work visa, and police record history.

This role may be subject to a probation period. 

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Grace Ho | 03 9628 0079

Investigator (VPSG3)