Australian Taxation Office Employee Reviews about "flexible working"

Updated 3 Apr 2020

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Australian Taxation Office Commissioner of Taxation Chris Jordan
Chris Jordan
68 Ratings
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  1. "APS2"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Service Delivery Officer in Adelaide
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Australian Taxation Office for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work life balance, flexible work arrangements

    Cons

    Dull, bureaucratic work, can be repetitive

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  2. "What you would expect"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lawyer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Australian Taxation Office full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    challenging and interesting work with benefits of flexible working hours,

    Cons

    bureaucracy and lack of control


  3. "Ok"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Compliance Officer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Australian Taxation Office full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance with flexible work arrangments

    Cons

    Career ceiling and worse pay than private sector

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  4. Helpful (1)

    "Benefits good, culture has changed"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Engagement Officer 

    I have been working at Australian Taxation Office full-time

    Pros

    Good Benefits regarding entitlements. Flexible working hours.

    Cons

    Only some areas in ATO have good culture. Favouritism/nepotism is prevalent. Bullying/harassment is a problem in certain areas.

  5. "Fantastic employer!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Level I in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Recognition of hard work and effort Excellent career pathways Flexible working conditions Good pay Variety of job types and work opportunities Great culture and work/life balance

    Cons

    Out-dated technology (though kudos for trying to change that) Struggles at times to implement future-proofed systems Projects can feel a little rushed and don’t always deliver expected outcomes Corporate priorities can change quickly, making it somewhat difficult to see all initial outcomes achieved

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  6. "Career regret"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager 

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

    Pros

    Great and flexible working conditions

    Cons

    Watch out for favouritism and cronyism

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  7. "Steady work"

    4.0
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    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

  8. "Flexibility"

    4.0
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    • 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

  9. "Recommended"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Tax Officer in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent flexible working conditions. Opportunity to develop your career in many directions.

    Cons

    They need to upgrade their technology.

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  10. "Great work lIfe balance"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Australian Taxation Office full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible working arrangements Opportunities to grow and pitch your own ideas to managers.

    Cons

    Salary is very average and no bonuses.

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