PwC Malaysia

Senior Associate - Tax Payroll

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PwC Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur
Competitive salary
23 May 2024
23 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


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Job Description & Summary

A career in our Tax Payroll Services practice, within Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients meet and manage their tax obligations across unique but ever changing tax specialties. You’ll advise clients on their local and overseas tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis, managing indirect taxes, dispute resolution, and global enterprise tax solutions.

Our team helps organisations with evolving payroll legislation and provides specialist knowledge to keep our clients compliant and informed. You’ll support our clients with knowledge and experience of operating various payrolls and help deliver a smooth and efficient service that enhances the value we provide our clients.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.

  • Responsible for the end-to-end payroll processing for client batch headcounts which covers data processing
  • Preparation and submission of periodic statutory returns to the relevant authorities (Income Tax, EPF, SOCSO, HRDF, Tabung Haji, etc)
  • Preparation and disbursement of approved net salary via electronic banking facilities to designated banks
  • Issuance of payslips
  • Provide payroll Statutory Compliance Services such as preparation of annual tax forms for employers’ and employees’ annual tax filing (Form E & EA)
  • Preparation of relevant payroll reports for the clients
  • Registering employers and employees with the relevant authorities such as Employee Provident Fund, SOCSO and Inland Revenue Board
  • Notify IRB of new employee/apply for individual income tax file number
  • Providing relevant advice to clients on applicable legislation in our capacity as payroll specialists
  • Manage client deliverables to ensure that agreed timelines are met
  • Risk management

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.

Preferred skills

  • Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Accounting or other related fields
  • Experience in end-to-end payroll processing is an added advantage
  • Preferably with experience in a HR Shared Services, Outsourced or BPO environment. Those with in-house payroll experience and have handled large headcounts are also encouraged to apply
  • Good knowledge of Malaysian employment laws, EPF, SOCSO, Income Tax and other statutory requirements
  • Proficient in payroll software application, MS Excel, and MS Word
  • Good customer service orientation and a strong team player
  • A high degree of professionalism, meticulous and able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Good command of English language, both spoken and written

Travel Requirements

Up to 20%

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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