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Helena Michael

Focused Commerce & Law student eager to deliver excellence in a rewarding & challenging workplace

About me 

Focused commerce and law student eager to deliver excellence in a rewarding & challenging workplace.

Seeking an engaging, diverse & dynamic graduate position with an interest in:

1. Transfer Pricing
2. Thin Capitalisation
3. APA's

Work experience

Dixon Advisory 

Apr 2014May 2014

Financial Analyst - Intern 

  • Strategy formulation with senior financial advisor 
  • Generating Statement of Advice for clients 
  • Attending client meetings with senior financial advisor 
  • Project presentation to financial advisory team

Bond University 

Jan 2013Dec 2013

Resident Fellow 

  • Attending 'Resident Wars' and Residence Council meetings each week 
  • Creating a safe & healthy environment for residents 
  • Assisting residents in making a smooth transition into college 


Bond University

Jan 2011Apr 2015

Bachelor of Commerce / Law 

  • Due for completion April 2015 
  • GPA: 2.853 (78%) 
  • Vice Chancellor & Dean's List for Academic Excellence 
  • First in Class Award for Options & Futures 

Key subject achievements: Intro to Accounting (96%), Business Maths (90%), Strategic Management (86%), Marketing (89%), Econometrics (86%), Fundamentals of Finance (83%), Options & Futures (86%), Personal Finance (82%), Succession Law (73%), Banking and Finance Law (71%), Sports Law (82%), Taxation Law (75%), International Tax (current). 

St. Mary's Catholic College, Cairns 


Senior Certificate 

  • OP: 2 
  • Academic Excellence Scholarship for Bond University 
  • Certificate of Excellence in Accounting, Home Economics and Physical Education 

Leadership Activities

Co-Captain of Premier Women's side

Jan 2015Present

Robina City Soccer Club

  • Attending training sessions (twice weekly) and match games (once weekly) 
  • Being a role model and offering support to my fellow team members & coach 
  • Attending the lower women's sides matches to promote equality and support between all Robina women's sides 


Jan 2013Dec 2013

Bond Investment Group

  • Organise timetables 
  • Arrange committee meetings 
  • Coordinate events like Women in Business Evening, Titans of Industry & Bloomberg Test 


Sep 2012Sep 2013

Business Students' Association 

  • Manage timelines & prioritise workload to support committee 
  • Coordinate timetables for each committee member to successfully manage projects & events 
  • Assist in the organisation of events like Palaver (700+ people), Bond Business Breakfast, Business 'Sunday Session' 


Commerce Skills 
  • Identifying & critically analysing share performance trends 
  • Analysing financial statements 
  • Preparing client Statement of Advice 
  • Tailored client report for simulated IPO roadshow 
Legal Skills 
  • Researching tax legislation, rulings, case law & treaties
  • Drafting client submissions & court forms 
  • Preparing probate & administering deceased estate 
  • Negotiations & mooting 
  • Specialised knowledge in international business tax (i.e. transfer pricing, CFC rules, APA's)


Provided on request. 

Provided on Request 

Other interests 

Soccer, yoga, mountain biking & cooking 

Fitness challenges e.g. Urbanathlon, Burleigh SwimRun

Aspirations: handstand, surf, establish health blog with my sisters, touch my toes..