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Senior Tax Manager

AIA Group
Auckland, NZ
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 23, 2024

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Job Role
Tax Compliance
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you believe in leading the way to a better, healthier, more sustainable future?

At AIA we've started an exciting movement to create a healthier, more sustainable future for everyone. It's finding new ways to not only better people's lives, but to better the communities and environments we live in. As the largest listed company on the HKSE, we've been proudly making a difference for people and communities for over a century. And we build on this every day with our ambition to engage one billion people to live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives by 2030.

And to get there, we need leaders with the courage, clarity, and humanity to inspire, guide and support their teams to thrive every day - in the work they do and the life they live.

If you sound like that leader, read on.

The opportunity:

Leading a team of two and reporting to the Head of Financial Control and Tax, you'll manage the tax function for the AIA NZ Group to ensure that tax risk is managed effectively.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Managing tax compliance and payment obligations for the AIA NZ Group.
  • Ensuring the accuracy and integrity of tax balances for financial reporting purposes.
  • Providing tax disclosures, analysis and commentary required for local and group reporting.
  • Providing timely and accurate tax advice to the business and monitoring tax policy developments.
  • Developing and maintaining a robust tax risk management framework.
  • Identifying and implementing process improvements to enhance efficiency.
  • Managing relationships with key stakeholders, including Inland Revenue.
  • Supporting delivery of projects and managing tax risk arising from change.

Ideally, you'll bring:
  • 8+ years in tax risk management, with strong technical and functional skills in tax, accounting and risk management.
  • Experience in navigating complexities of data, systems, products and regulatory requirements for the insurance and investment industry.
  • Strong people leadership skills, with a track record of inspiring and developing high performing and engaged teams.
  • Superior stakeholder management skills, adept at building and maintaining relationships at all levels, internally and externally.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead by example, fostering a culture of collaboration and innovation.

Why choose AIA?

At AIA, we believe in empowering every one of our people to find their 'better'. We do this by offering:
  • Opportunities to grow within the business through internal mobility
  • Competitive employee benefits that include insurances, an Employee Share Purchase Scheme and an extra day of leave each quarter to recharge
  • Membership to AIA Vitality, our wellbeing programme, giving you access to great discounts & rewards with Apple, Les Mills, MoleMap, Endota Spa, Groov, AirPoints, Countdown & more!
  • A supportive and inclusive workplace
  • Flexible working arrangements.

If you believe you can help guide us towards a better tomorrow, apply now!

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the heart of who we are and what we do. Our commitment to these values is unwavering and they are central to our mission. We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you require.

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.

Recruitment Agencies: Our Talent team does not require any recruitment agency support.

Interested Candidates: Apply using the 'Apply' button. No emailed applications accepted. For general enquiries only, contact:

You must provide all requested information, including Personal Data, to be considered for this career opportunity. Failure to provide such information may influence the processing and outcome of your application. You are responsible for ensuring that the information you submit is accurate and up-to-date.

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