PwC Malaysia

Manager - Tax Policy, Technical & Research

PwC Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur
Competitive salary
15 Apr 2024
15 May 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Tax
Contract type
Full time
Experience level


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Job Description & Summary

A career within Tax services, we will provide you with the opportunity to grow your career in supporting our tax business in delivering distinctive, holistic and high-quality tax services which are underpinned by deep technical expertise. You will be part of a team that is at the forefront of providing tax technical solutions. As a manager, your focus includes:

  • Stay up-to-date and analyse the impact of changes to tax policies, laws and regulations
  • Draft technical communications and newsletters
  • Draft thought leadership articles and update PwC publications
  • Conduct thorough technical research and analysis of tax issues
  • Attend to internal enquiries on technical issues
  • Assist with internal technical forums and discussions

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.

To excel in this role, you need to demonstrate a deep understanding of Malaysian tax laws, the ability to communicate complex tax concepts to stakeholders, and an aptitude for continuous learning. You'll work alongside a team of problem solvers, collaborating to find technical solutions within Tax services. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Develop new skills outside of your comfort zone.
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
  • Coach others, recognize their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.


  • Degree in Accounting/Finance/Law or professional accounting/taxation qualification
  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in tax or a similar role
  • In-depth knowledge of Malaysian tax laws and regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal, managerial, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, professional services environment
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and Malay

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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