KPMG in Malaysia

Assistant Manager - Indirect Tax (KDN ACDC) (Petaling Jaya)

Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Not disclosed
26 Feb 2024
26 Mar 2024
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he 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.


  • Review Value Added Tax (VAT) / Goods and Services Tax (GST) / Withholding Tax (WHT) returns and other tax related reports prepared by junior colleagues
  • Conduct thorough reviews of tax returns, forms, and related documents to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with tax laws and regulations.
  • Review and file tax returns accurately and timely
  • Review draft letters for clients, summarizing facts, analyzing specific solutions and recommendations
  • Stay updated on changes in tax laws and regulations. Research and interpret tax laws, providing guidance to the team and stakeholders to ensure compliance
  • Identify and analyze discrepancies or errors in tax documents. Investigate issues, make necessary corrections, and provide guidance to preparers to ensure accuracy
  • Identify and lead ad hoc projects such as automation of work, optimizing process effectiveness
  • Acting as a mentor for 3-5 people in the group
  • Support Management at relevant engagement meetings.
  • Become proficient with the tools used for Indirect Tax Compliance
  • Providing training to team members for jurisdiction assigned as required
  • Support the knowledge transfer and on-boarding process of the new clients as required
  • Work closely with ASPAC teams delivering services who are based across jurisdictions to ensure the overall client experience is always top quality
  • Requirements

  • BSc or MSc graduate in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Actuarial Science, or a related field
  • CPA/ACCA/MIA/CIMA or relevant professional certification will be an added advantage
  • 4 to 5 years of experience in a Tax related function with strong exposure to Indirect Tax
  • Strong written and spoken English language knowledge is a must (other languages will be an added advantage)
  • Strong Indirect Tax technical knowledge, preferably ASPAC region
  • Ability to identify potential problems and issues and articulate them clearly to clients
  • Proven advanced Excel knowledge
  • PowerBI, Microsoft Dynamics and SQL knowledge will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrate adaptability and composure when faced with challenging and demanding situations
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure tasks are completed promptly, fostering a supportive and cohesive work environment
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple returns simultaneously meeting deadlines without compromising quality
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and coaching junior team members
  • 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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