Tax Technology and Transformation, Senior Assoicate

Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, MY
Competitive remuneration package
22 Oct 2021
05 Nov 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Tax
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Our Tax Technology and Transformation practice provides a wide range of services around various tax operational challenges that our clients face with respect to technology, data, process and people. As part of a global team of tax and technology professionals in 150 countries, you will get plenty of opportunities to use and build upon your experience in strategy and process consulting, data management, implementation of tax software systems and designing and building tax requirements for various systems to help our clients improve the performance of tax functions.

The opportunity

As a member of the Tax Technology & Transformation practice, you’ll create exciting solutions and support the team in building and maintaining relationships with clients. You will be involved in key projects to assist our clients to optimise performance of their functions.

Your key responsibilities

  • Work on large finance and tax transformations
  • Help our clients leverage SAP to improve the tax function by supporting and automating internal and external operations of multinational tax departments
  • Evaluate and optimize tax functions: By assessing current state, benchmarking with leading practice, providing optimization solution options, etc.
  • Process and Controls Enhancement: Re-design and deploy streamlined tax processes including new technology solutions to standardized work processes, embed proper controls and manage risks

Skills and attributes for success

  • A keen interest and experience in improving the performance of tax functions
  • Delivering large projects and programs related to SAP implementations and transformations
  • Manage the successful delivery of various Tax Technology projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical/business-driven approach
  • Having an ability to understand key tax processes and translate those requirements into SAP
  • Working collaboratively with cross-functional tax and advisory teams
  • Comfortable with picking up technology processes and software
  • Willingness to develop meaningful and influential relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Strong attention to detail, problem-solving skills

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A degree in Information Systems or in Accounting, Tax Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or a related field
  • A minimum of three to five years of related work experience
  • A strong interest in technology and its use in business processes
  • Excellent communication and business writing skills
  • A natural flair for problem solving and an entrepreneurial approach to work
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with exceptional client-serving consulting skills
  • Strong and motivated team player

Ideally, you also have

  • Experience implementing third-party direct or indirect tax systems
  • Experience defining data and reporting needs for a tax department
  • Experience in managing large, multidisciplinary projects that impact tax (e.g. ERP implementations, finance transformations, etc)
  • Experience working in public accounting firms and accreditation by SIATP

What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.

What working at EY offers

EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

EY | Building a better working world

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

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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