Kerry Group

Indirect Tax Analyst

Recruiter
Kerry Group
Location
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
10 Nov 2022
Closes
02 Dec 2022
Ref
42590
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Contract
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

About Kerry

Kerry is the world's leading taste and nutrition company for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Every day we partner with customers to create healthier, tastier and more sustainable products that are consumed by billions of people across the world. Our vision is to be our customers' most valued partner, creating a world of sustainable nutrition. A career with Kerry offers you an opportunity to shape the future of food while providing you opportunities to explore and grow in a truly global environment.

About the role

The Indirect Tax Analyst will be working with Kerry’s growing indirect tax team in its Shared Services Centre in Kuala Lumpur. Kerry’s primary ERP system is SAP, with reporting from time to time from other systems and government portals. The indirect tax compliance work will either be done centrally or controlled centrally. Returns currently are mainly of a VAT/GST nature. Indirect tax is a transactional tax and in addition to preparing indirect tax returns, we work closely with other Kerry functions to ensure that the end-to-end business process is compliant and efficient.

Key responsibilities

The analyst role is required to:

  • Prepare to review stage periodic indirect tax returns (monthly)
  • Prepare to review GST/VAT GL account reconciliations and follow up on any open items (monthly)
  • Organize the GST / VAT payments and submit returns from the SSC (where possible)
  • Prepare a monthly GST / VAT debtor report that corresponds with the VAT reconciliations
  • Support the indirect tax compliance manager in relation to standardization / documentation of processes and controls for indirect tax including the following:
  • Ad hoc projects associated with indirect tax as needed e.g., statutory and tax audit preparation, process improvement, introduction of new systems e.g., new SAP deployments, acquisitions / disposals
  • Assign GST / VAT rates to materials / products in master data workflow
  • First point of escalation from data stewards in relation to tax data for new vendor / customer set ups
  • Manage workflows from AP in relation to tax issues on vendor invoices.
  • Help to resolve transactional queries from other business functions and prevent avoidable issues for the future.

Qualifications and skills

  • Degree in Accounting/Finance with at least 3-5 years’ relevant tax experience.
  • Excellent Finance Reconciliation experience.
  • Good knowledge of SAP (other ERP systems also relevant).
  • Advanced MS Excel analysis skills (Pivot Tables, Vlookup etc.).
  • Comfortable with basic accounting.
  • Experience of GST/VAT compliance gained in an MNC environment will be a strong advantage.
  • Fluent spoken, written, reading English. Other languages (especially Chinese and European languages) a plus.

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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