KPMG in Malaysia

Language Specialist - Indirect Tax (KDN ACDC) (Petaling Jaya)

Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Not disclosed
26 Feb 2024
26 Mar 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


The world of global advisory, audit, and tax compliance services for large multinationals is rapidly changing and heavily dependent on technology. The KPMG Delivery Network (KDN) is a KPMG special purpose member firm offering a way for clients to leverage KPMG top talent and technology platforms through regional teams of specialists, enabling economies of scale and a new way of working that expands beyond local capability.

Together with KDN, KPMG member firms can drive the sales and delivery of global solutions at a competitive price and in a repeatable and consistent manner. As a member of KDN, you’ll be a part of the KPMG family working alongside some of our profession’s most skilled practitioners on rewarding programs and initiatives that are changing the way business operates, delivering value to our clients, and driving positive change in the communities we serve. You’ll be enabling KDN accelerate new ways of working, using cutting-edge technology and working together with our member firms located in nearly 150 countries to help us achieve our ambition to be the most trusted and trustworthy professional services firm.

And through your work, you’ll build a global network and unlock opportunities that you may not have thought possible with access to great support, vast resources, and an inclusive, supportive environment to help you reach your full potential.

Role Summary:

Kuala Lumpur is the host to KPMG Delivery Network’s ASPAC Compliance Delivery Centre (‘’ACDC’’), which offers 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 compliance Knowledge across the region, whilst you are being coached and trained by multiple professionals across the firm.


  • Preparation of VAT, WHT, and other indirect tax-related reports for multinational clients based on country-specific guidance
  • Help clients in being compliant with their tax obligations
  • Responding to requests from clients and pro-actively anticipating our clients’ needs
  • Identify automation opportunities to apply technology to optimize process effectiveness
  • Prepare draft letters for clients, summarizing facts, analyzing specific solutions and recommendations
  • Support Manager/SM at client meetings.
  • Assist in transitioning new clients
  • Become proficient with the tools used for Indirect Tax Compliance
  • Perform reconciliations that support compliance requirements


  • BSc or MSc graduate in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science, or a related field
  • Candidate with 3 years of tax compliance will have an added advantage
  • Fresh Graduate with language competency are welcome to apply
  • Strong written and spoken English
  • Additional language competency at read and write level in any of the following languages or willing to pursue language aptitudes with KPMG:
  • Arabic
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Thai
  • Vietnamese
  • Japanese
  • Philippines
  • Ability to identify potential problems and issues
  • Proven advanced Excel knowledge (Pivot table is a must)
  • Precision, reliability, and pro-active personality
  • Effective communication skills and client orientation
  • Great analytical skills, ability to collect, understand, organise, analyse complex processes, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to handle large amounts of data and work with structured data operators
  • Team player at heart
  • Advanced Excel skills and good computer skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn the end-to-end indirect tax automation process

KDN is inclusive!

Everyone brings a unique perspective. We want to harness diverse thinking by bringing bright minds together and valuing the differences that lead to stronger insights and innovation. At KDN, we recognise that we need Inclusion, Diversity, and Equality to be successful. We want to attract, retain, and develop diverse talent at all levels. This means recruiting from the widest possible pool of talent, removing barriers that can prevent our people from reaching their full potential, and fostering a fully inclusive environment which maximises collaboration and empowers everyone at KPMG to bring their whole selves to work. We encourage authenticity, honor individual priorities, and respect your choices.

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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