Technical Review Officer (VPSG3.1)

Job posted: 21/07/2021
Applications close: 04/08/2021 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: State Revenue Office

Salary: $70,791 - $78,375

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Reference: VG/SRO/TROEXT/0721

Reference: VG/SRO/TROEXT/0721

Occupation: Regulatory Governance and Compliance

Salary Range: $70,791 - $78,375

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Multiple ongoing and fixed term (up to 12 months) Technical/Review Officer Grade 3 positions are being offered in the Technical Advice and Review Branch, Policy, Advisory and Legal Services Division, in Melbourne.

Technical/Review Officer - Technical Advice and Review Branch, Melbourne

  • At least one ongoing and multiple fixed-term ( up to 12 months) Technical/Review Officer roles
  • Salary $70,791 plus 10% super — VPS Grade 3
  • Melbourne CBD-based team with a supportive, results-driven culture
  • Career and development opportunities


The State Revenue Office

We administer a range of taxes, duties, levies, grants and subsidies on behalf of the Victorian Government. The revenue we collect funds essential services including health care, education and social infrastructure.

Committed to excellence, customer service and developing our people, we offer a collaborative and rewarding culture valuing teamwork and high performance. In return, you'll benefit from professional staff development, giving you the opportunity to learn, influence and contribute to your future and to the State Revenue Office.


About the role

This role reviews and provides concise, accurate and timely decisions on objections to taxation assessments, as well as issuing private rulings in response to tax technical questions from legal and accounting professionals.


Key responsibilities

Reporting to a team leader, you will be responsible for:

  • Effectively managing a file portfolio of low to medium complexity private rulings and/or objections across all revenue lines
  • Assisting the Knowledge Management Branch with the content maintenance, enhancement and promotion of the SRO's internal knowledge management database and the development of revenue rulings and publications
  • Participating in inter-branch consultation regarding the application of legislation, the development of tax policy, draft legislation, and the conduct of litigation


The ideal candidate

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Sound research, analytical and investigative skills to review complex objections and provide tax technical advice
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to interpret and apply legislation in a complex legal and commercial environment

A relevant qualification in law, accounting or commerce will be well regarded. If you are a graduate, or are experienced in law, accounting or commerce, we encourage you to apply.


To apply

To be considered for this role you must submit:

  • a cover letter,
  • completed online application form, and
  • a current resume.

via this website by 5pm on Wednesday 4 August 2021.


More information

For more information, please read the position description or contact Sean Romero, Team Leader, Technical Advice and Review Branch, on (03) 9628 0044.

If you need a copy of this advertisement and attachments in an accessible format, such as large print, please email applications@sro.vic.gov.au.


  • 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.
  • There may be a probation review.
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Technical Review Officer (VPSG3.1)

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Sean Romero, Team Leader | (03) 9628 0044

Technical Review Officer (VPSG3.1)