KPMG in Malaysia

Assistant Manager – Risk Management (Tax) (Petaling Jaya)

Petaling Jaya
Not disclosed
22 Sep 2023
22 Oct 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level


KPMG Tax Services Sdn Bhd offers a full range of Tax Services which are designed to help companies apply the most cost-effective business strategies. Being a part of the Global network of KPMG International, KPMG Tax promotes a one-stop professional services solutions and support to businesses in their tax matters.

KPMG Malaysia’s Risk Management (Tax) has its focus to:

  • Achieve KPMG Malaysia Quality and Risk Management’s overall objective in implementing and facilitating compliance with KPMG policies and procedures, applicable laws, regulations and professional standards
  • Facilitate the ongoing development of risk management awareness among the Tax professionals in engagement initiation, engagement performance, contracting, legal and regulatory compliance in conjunction with Quality and Risk Management’s goals and objectives
  • Supports the Tax Risk Management Partner and the National Risk Management Partner, working in conjunction with the Risk Management Department and Department of Professional Practice – Tax in implementing and facilitating compliance by Tax professionals with KPMG policies and procedures, applicable laws, regulations and professional standards
  • Liaise with all parts of the business as necessary on compliance obligations and issues impacting KPMG Tax Malaysia to ensure consistency in approach and commitment to compliance across KPMG Tax in Malaysia
  • Facilitates the ongoing development and review of risk management initiatives to assist KPMG Tax Malaysia’s effort in improving its quality, risk and compliance initiatives


  • Handle the internal resolution of conflict of interest procedures with the use of Risk Management systems
  • Coordinate the annual internal quality review process and handle the planning, reporting and monitoring action plan status
  • Facilitate and assist in the implementation of new and revised policies and procedures under KPMG Quality & Risk Management within Tax
  • Manage the function’s contract templates and other templates, changes in legal and regulations which impact Tax services which requires risk management consideration
  • Draft communication, guidance and training materials on related topics
  • Handle research, analysis, interpretation and drafting of relevant policies, procedures where applicable
  • Be a resource on KPMG Quality & Risk Management policies and procedures
  • Conduct briefings, trainings or other mode of communication on related risk management awareness initiatives
  • Working in conjunction with the Tax Privacy Liaison on data privacy initiatives



  • Possess strong enthusiasm and interest in risk management, legal and compliance
  • Good communication, presentation, interpersonal, and stakeholder management skills
  • Independent, self-motivated, organized, and results oriented individual capable of handling multiple tasks
  • Strong analytical and management skills


  • At least 4 years’ working experience relevant to risk management, legal or compliance
  • Exposure to policies, laws, regulations and professional standards


  • A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university, although candidates who are in Accounting, Business or other relevant discipline may have an advantage
  • Knowledge and experience in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and MS PowerPoint
  • Highly adaptable to changing circumstances and environment and able to work under tight deadlines if necessary
Closing Date: Dec. 31, 2023

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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