KPMG in Malaysia

Assistant Manager – Risk Management (Tax)

Petaling Jaya
Competitive salary
12 Apr 2019
30 Apr 2019
PJ B.Support - RMD (AMTAX)
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KPMG Tax Services Sdn Bhd offers a full range of Tax Services which are designed to help companies apply the most cost-effective business strategies.

KPMG Malaysia’s Risk Management (Tax) has its focus to:

  • Achieve KPMG Malaysia Quality and Risk Management’s overall objective in implementing and facilitating compliance with KPMG policies and procedures, applicable laws, regulations and professional standards
  • Facilitate the ongoing development of risk management awareness among the Tax professionals in engagement initiation, engagement performance, contracting, legal and regulatory compliance in conjunction with Quality and Risk Management’s goals and objectives
  • Supports the Tax Risk Management Partner and the National Risk Management Partner, working in conjunction with the Risk Management Department and Department of Professional Practice –Tax in implementing and facilitating compliance by Tax professionals with KPMG policies and procedures, applicable laws, regulations and professional standards
  • Liaise with all parts of the business as necessary on compliance obligations and issues impacting KPMG Tax Malaysia to ensure consistency in approach and commitment to compliance across KPMG Tax in Malaysia
  • Facilitates the ongoing development and review of risk management initiatives to assist KPMG Tax Malaysia’s effort in improving its quality, risk and compliance initiatives


As a member to the Quality and Risk Management group in KPMG and supporting the Tax function, your roles and responsibilities are:

  • Working in conjunction with the National Risk Management Partner and Tax Risk Management Partner:
    • Handle the internal resolution of conflict of interest procedures with the use of Risk Management systems
    • Coordinate the annual internal quality review process and handle the planning, reporting and monitoring action plan status
    • Facilitate and assist in the implementation of new and revised policies and procedures under KPMG Quality & Risk Management within Tax
  • Working in conjunction with the Department of Professional Practice –Tax and the Tax Risk Management Partner:
    • Manage the function’s contract templates and other templates, changes in legal and regulations which impact Tax services which requires risk management consideration
    • Draft communication, guidance and training materials on related topics
    • Handle research, analysis, interpretation and drafting of relevant policies, procedures where applicable
    • Be a resource on KPMG Quality & Risk Management policies and procedures
    • Conduct briefings, trainings or other mode of communication on related risk management awareness initiatives
  • Working in conjunction with the Tax Privacy Liaison on data privacy initiatives



  • Possess strong enthusiasm and interest in risk management, legal and compliance
  • Good communication, presentation, interpersonal, and stakeholder management skills
  • Independent, self-motivated, organized, and results oriented individual capable of handling multiple tasks
  • Strong analytical and management skills


  • At least 6 years’ working experience relevant to risk management, legal or compliance
  • Exposure to policies, laws, regulations and professional standards


  • A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university, although candidates who are in Accounting, Business or other relevant discipline may have an advantage
  • Knowledge and experience in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and MS PowerPoint
  • Highly adaptable to changing circumstances and environment and able to work under tight deadlines if necessary

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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