The Global Accounting Centre for our Client is based in Kuala Lumpur. The Indirect Tax Analyst role will be working closely with a group of professional supporting the Indirect tax function (Withholding Tax (WHT), Value Added Tax (VAT) & Good Sales Tax (GST) within global financial organisation.
Prepare tax filings for various taxes and monthly deductions for multiple international locations in Eastern Hemisphere (Europe, Africa, Russian Caspian, Middle East & Asia Pacific).
Calculate various taxes for countries within MEAP & EARC region
Prepare and file all annual tax filings as required
Liaise with external advisor to ensure all tax rate changes are implemented
Document and communicate tax expenses to the business
Reconcile all tax accounts monthly
Resolves or escalate any queries or issues received.
Any other duties as required.
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting / Finance or equivalent.
3 - 5 years of working experience in the general/ financial accounting with minimum understanding of indirect tax is required for this position.
Possess strong analytical skills with proactive mind-set, with the ability to bring expert advice and problem solving skills to the team.Strong interpersonal and communication skills, enable effective working relationships with people from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATION / REQUIREMENT
A proven ability to work as part of multi-disciplinary teams and to build and maintain network within and outside Indirect Tax.
Possess positive thinking and attitude, professionalism, takes ownership of and accountability of the work product.
WHT / VAT & Other Tax experience would be added advantage
Possess shared service experience would be added advantage
Self-starter with ability to work under minimum supervision and tight deadlines.
Some experience in technology enabled business transformation projects is required.
Ability to champion and implement process improvements.
Team-player and customer-centric attitude.
Computer literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Office and computerized accounting software, knowledge in SAP will be added advantage.