KPMG in Malaysia

Senior Associate/Senior - Indirect Tax (KDN ACDC) (Petaling Jaya)

Petaling Jaya
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 multi-nationals 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.


  • Reviewing VAT, WHT and other tax related reports prepared by junior colleagues
  • Assigned to be “country expert” in jurisdiction of focus
  • Supervising the work performed under client allocation to ensure all necessary client and documentation tasks are performed for clients
  • Providing training to team members for jurisdiction assigned as country expert
  • Help clients in being compliant with their tax obligations
  • Provide guidance on VAT related issues
  • Participation in process improvement, digitalization, and automation projects.
  • Acting as a mentor for 3-5 people in the group
  • Prepare draft letters for clients, summarizing facts, analyzing specific solutions and recommendations
  • Support Assistant Manager/Manager/SM at relevant engagement meetings.
  • Assist in transitioning new clients
  • Become proficient with the tools used for Indirect Tax Compliance


  • 2-5 years of VAT Compliance work experience or Tax compliance work experience providing data based compliance services
  • Detailed knowledge of value added tax (VAT) is required
  • Strong written and spoken English language is a must
  • Language capability in any of Traditional Mandarin, Simplified Mandarin, Korean, Vietnamese, or Thai language proficiency is an added advantage
  • Advanced Excel and good computer skills
  • Precision and reliability, pro-active personality
  • Curiosity and passion to find solutions to client’s needs
  • Great analytical skills, ability to collect, understand, organize, analyses complex processes and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Adept at queries and presenting findings
  • 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.

Closing Date: Sept. 30, 2024

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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