PwC Malaysia

Associate - Personal Tax

PwC Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur
Competitive salary
16 Feb 2024
04 Mar 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


Whether you’ve just graduated or have years of experience, this is a firm where you can learn and grow.

It’s the PwC experience that stays with you as you build strong networks and make lasting friendships. Be part of a larger team as we work together, drawing on everyone's knowledge and skills to reimagine the possible.

Join PwC today for the experience that stays with you.

Job Description & Summary

A career within People and Organisation services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients reset their talent strategies and deliver extraordinary business results through their people. We focus on evaluating and managing their unique challenges so our clients can maximise their return on the overall investment in human capital. You’ll gain a tremendous depth of expertise in all aspects of human capital, including creating sustainable value through people culture and change, designing compensation and retirement strategies, and improving human capital operations.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As an Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Invite and give in the moment feedback in a constructive manner.
  • Share and collaborate effectively with others.
  • Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.
  • Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.
  • Follow risk management and compliance procedures.
  • Keep up-to-date with developments in area of specialism.
  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in the materials I produce.
  • Build and maintain an internal and external network.
  • Seek opportunities to learn about how PwC works as a global network of firms.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.


As an Experienced Associate, your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Preparing and filing individual income tax returns and attending to other tax compliance matters.
  • Assisting with tax advice for individual clients and high net worth individuals.
  • Handling tax advisory in relation to employee share scheme.
  • Dealing with tax authorities for various compliance matters and appeals.
  • Assist with various aspect on employees working in Malaysia.
  • Assist with internal and external events.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills are crucial.
  • Support business development efforts through maintaining relationships with existing clients.

Preferred skills

  • A recognised degree or equivalent
  • At least 1 to 2 years of relevant experience
  • Able to communicate in Mandarin
  • Flexible and open minded
  • An ability to think creatively and a thirst for knowledge
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Acquires and applies commercial and technical expertise by staying up to date in industry and with market trends
  • Planning and performing work in accordance with client requirements and maintains professional standards
  • Communicates with impact and empathy
  • Is passionate about client service, strives to build and sustain relationships

Travel Requirements

Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


Government Clearance Required?


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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