Australian Taxation Office Reviews

Updated 10 Aug 2020

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3.8
86%
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89%
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Australian Taxation Office Commissioner of Taxation Chris Jordan
Chris Jordan
55 Ratings
  1. "Steady work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrator 
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Australian Taxation Office full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible working arrangements and good resources

    Cons

    Level of bureaucracy and disengaged staff

  2. "Challenging job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Compliance Officer in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Australian Taxation Office full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good work conditions, life work balance

    Cons

    Becoming very stressful job with unrealistic time frames.


  3. "Flexibility"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Australian Taxation Office full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexible working arrangement are available to all

    Cons

    Some real tribal behaviors among management

  4. "Decent place to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Client Support Officer in Sydney

    I worked at Australian Taxation Office full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Reasonable remuneration, nice office, supportive management.

    Cons

    High staff turnover, a lot of short term contracts

  5. "Supportive and nurturing environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Law Interpretation Officer in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Australian Taxation Office full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    As a tax specialist, you have an opportunity to collaborate and work in depth on very complex issues.

    Cons

    There is sometimes a lack of accountability for non performers

  6. "Plenty of Opportunities"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Australian Taxation Office full-time

    Pros

    Good conditions and pay, interesting work opportunities.

    Cons

    Like most large organisations, red tape.

  7. "Public sector as expected"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Australian Taxation Office full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance and the pay is quite competitive

    Cons

    Limited ability to move upwards as senior ranks are very crowded. Even junior ranks crowded with people refusing to move to other opportunities as this would impact defined benefit pensions.

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  8. "Experience at ATO"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Director 

    I have been working at Australian Taxation Office full-time

    Pros

    Great Flexibility, Diversity, Work is varied. People are friendly.

    Cons

    Bearacratic Too many meetings Too many stakeholders

  9. "A career not just a job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Newcastle
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Australian Taxation Office full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Job security, study support, leave , redundancy packages, travel allowances

    Cons

    Senior roles require a lot of travel away from home

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  10. "Good"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Parramatta

    I worked at Australian Taxation Office full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work environment to be within

    Cons

    Repetitive, unrealistic KPI's, transportation & ethic

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