Kerry Group

Tax Accountant - APAC

Kerry Group
Johor Bahru
Not disclosed
29 Mar 2021
29 Apr 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Kerry offers the industry’s largest portfolio of Taste & Nutrition Systems and Functional Ingredients & Actives, serving the Global Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical industries. We work with the world’s top Retailers and Manufacturing companies to produce some of the best private-label products and tailored Food & Beverage solutions on the market. We also work with the leading Food Service chains helping to deliver appetising, relevant and innovative custom solutions, using our expertise in new product development, production and commercialisation.

Our Values: Courage | Enterprising Spirit | Inclusiveness | Open-mindedness | Ownership

About Kerry

Founded in 1972 in Co. Kerry, Ireland, the Kerry Group has annualised sales in excess of €7 Billion and supplies over 15,000 food ingredients and flavour products to customers in more than 140 countries worldwide. We have established over 140 manufacturing sites, operate in over 30 countries, and employ 25,000 people worldwide. A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About the role

Location: Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Reporting to: Tax Manager - APAC

As Tax Accountant at Kerry, you will be part of the regional corporate tax team located in Malaysia, managing tax compliance matters for internal and external requirements, and assisting in the implementation of strategic tax planning for the Group of Companies in Asia Pacific Region.

Key responsibilities

  • Managing the Corporate Tax Compliance function for Kerry entities in APAC region
  • Coordinating and liaising with the Kerry entities for their internal reporting purposes
  • Reviewing tax returns and tax disclosures in statutory accounts for Kerry entities in APAC region
  • Dealing with revenue audits and managing the process with Kerry entities as well as the Head Office
  • Assisting in implementing strategic Tax Planning and in Merger and Acquisition activities within the region
  • Qualifications and skills

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance or related, preferably with professional qualification (ACCA, CPA, CMA etc.) with at least 5 years’ tax experience
  • Must have strong Malaysia taxation knowledge; having overseas tax experience would be an advantage
  • Experience in providing tax advisory is a must; additional knowledge in transfer pricing rules and documentation would be an advantage
  • Equipped with good accounting foundation
  • Proficient in written and spoken English with excellent report writing skills
  • Proactive, resourceful and innovative with an eye for detail
  • Energetic and enthusiastic team player who is also able to work well independently and under a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • 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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