KPMG in Malaysia

Associate/Senior Associate – Indirect Tax Analyst (Petaling Jaya)

Location
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
12 May 2022
Closes
12 Jun 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Descriptions

Kuala Lumpur is the host to KPMG’s ASPAC Compliance Delivery Centre (‘’ACDC’’), which offers Indirect tax compliance services in ASPAC. The team is culturally diverse, comprising of many different nationalities, backgrounds and skills. ACDC offers end-to-end compliance support for clients and is powered by advanced technology and automation, robust processes and a highly skilled team of client centric professionals. Be part of this exciting journey within KPMG and expand your Indirect Tax Knowledge across the region, whilst you are being coached and trained by multiple professionals across the firm.

Responsibilities

  • Main responsibility will be to support the knowledge transfer and on-boarding process of the new clients with the following tasks:
  • Analyze clients’ previously done VAT/GST returns and working files retrieved from their ERP systems
  • Identifying and interpreting trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Check and determine data quality and necessary adjustments
  • Execute any cases defined by tax/accounting subject matter expert
  • Compare clients’ data against known business model
  • Determine rules in order to improve clients’ data to enable automation of the provision of tax compliance services at ASPAC Compliance DC’s side
  • Work closely with the Technology team to validate clients’ data fields translated into the data fields of the applications used by KGSH network
  • Engagement to validate the „as is” and „to be” tax accounting and tax reporting processes
  • Document and present to clients any tax/accounting technical issues that may have been identified in consultation with the tax/accounting subject matter expert
  • Support Delivery teams after go-live
  • Work on various projects at the same time
  • May be required to prepare / review VAT returns
Requirements
  • BSc or MSc graduate in Economics, Accounting, Finance
  • 2+ years of experience in the financial field (GL/AP/AR/Treasury/O2C/Tax Compliance/Controlling/etc.)
  • Professional Services, Shared Services, or Commercial experience
  • Fluent English language skills (other languages would be an asset)
  • Proven advanced Excel knowledge (Pivot table is a must)
  • Fluent English language skills
  • Great analytical skills, ability to collect, understand, organise, analyse complex processes and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Adept at queries and presenting findings
  • Ability and willingness to learn the end-to-end indirect tax automation process
  • Experience in VAT/GST return preparation/review is an advantage
Closing Date: March 31, 2022

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Candidates must be resident in Malaysia, or have the right to work in Malaysia. 

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