Credit Suisse

Tax Subject Matter Expert #209127

Credit Suisse
Not disclosed
20 May 2022
20 Jun 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Your field of responsibility

You will be with the Singapore & South East Asia tax team within the broader APAC Regional Tax team. As well as being-part of the Singapore team, the previous incumbent was also responsible for Malaysia and Indonesia.

  • Assisting with the corporate tax compliance process in Singapore, which includes preparing returns as well as liaising with the offshore Tax team who contribute to the process
  • Management of corporate tax compliance processes in other SEA locations for which country management responsibilities are assigned, which includes review of annual corporate tax returns prepared by Finance teams and liaising with external corporate tax compliance providers to ensure the accuracy and completeness of tax returns to be submitted and corporate tax payments
  • Assisting with the monthly corporate tax accounting process for entities in Singapore and SEA assigned to the candidate, and liaising with Finance and within the tax department to ensure tax accounting processes are efficient and effective and have sufficient governance
  • Managing the relationship with the local tax authorities, including enquiries into the corporate tax affairs of the entities under their remit, including coordination with Finance and external advisors, and driving resolution of tax issues
  • Preparation of transfer pricing documentation as required with assistance from the transfer pricing team, and assisting the transfer pricing team to implement global transfer pricing strategies
  • Monitoring and dissemination of changes to local tax legislation or practice to Asia Pacific/Global Tax Departments and interested business-units

Corporate Tax Planning & Advisory

  • Advising business-units across all business-lines located in Singapore and SEA on the tax consequences of their business strategies, as well as provision of tax advice in relation to corporate related initiatives
  • Coordinating with the Global Tax department to determine the international tax consequences of inbound and outbound investment to and from Singapore and SEA
  • Working closely with the New Business Department to advise on the tax consequences of new products, business-lines and entities, including advising the business on implementation of guidelines and/or processes to meet tax related requirements
  • Participation in the development and implementation of the corporate tax planning strategy
  • Management and resolution of issues arising from tax related reputational risk reviews

MAS Incentive returns and filing

  • Assisting with the preparation of various MAS Financial Sector Incentive (“FSI”) returns and filing obligations
  • Liaising with Regional Management in relation to inquiries into MAS FSI returns

Governance and controls

  • Implementation of the CS Tax Risk Control Framework as part of BAU activities including:
  • Reporting of and managing of APAC Tax governance and control matters
  • Necessary-escalation of tax matters to Tax Country Manager and APAC Head of Tax
  • Operational Risk reporting

Other Responsibilities

  • Representing CS to various representative bodies, tax authorities and regulators, and lobbying to effect favourable law changes
  • Providing technical advice and support to Human Resources as required in implementing compensation plans, with a focus on corporate tax and tax accounting impact of proposed plan

Your future colleagues

This team undertakes tax country management for Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines.

We are a department which values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm’s D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global cultural values.

This position offers remote working opportunities for an agreed amount of days per week.

Your skills and experience

To excel in this role, you should possess:

  • Experience in income-tax compliance matters and front office tax support for Banking institutions with knowledge of South East Asia tax matters would be an advantage
  • Experience of 8 to 15 years in similar roles in the Big 4 or industry
  • Ability to maintain a positive outlook with outstanding problem solving skills
  • Be a team-player and work in partnership with internal business and corporate functions
  • Result oriented, dedicated, hardworking who can work on own initiative and can deliver on time under pressure
  • High level of integrity and flexibility, attention to detail and quality standards
  • Dedication to fostering an inclusive culture and value diverse perspectives

Your new employer

Find a new home for your skills, ideas, and ambitions. Credit Suisse offers you the ideal environment to progress your career, attractive benefits and excellent training.

We are a leading wealth manager with strong global investment banking capabilities founded in 1856. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, and with more than 45,000 employees from over 150 nations, we are always looking for motivated individuals to help us shape the future for our clients.

Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success. We are committed to building a culture of inclusion with a deep sense of belonging for all of us. We will consider flexible working opportunities where possible. Our bank provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as well as those with other needs or beliefs as may be protected under applicable local law. If you require assistance during the recruitment process, please let your recruiter know.

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